Plug in to the administrative community

Here on the News page, you can read about what’s happening, who is innovating, and what is changing in the administrative world at MIT. You’ll find info on revamped policies and procedures and tips to make your work life easier. Links to newsletters from administrative offices give you a chance to find out what colleagues are working on around the Institute. Is there something you think is important to share with other administrators? Let us know.

  • Thursday, Feb 9, 2017

    Have you ever wondered if the Institute’s internal auditors are audited? That’s exactly what Institute Auditor Mike Moody set out to do in 2016 with the Audit Division’s first-ever external Quality Assessment Review (QAR).

    A QAR is an essential part of a Quality Assurance and Improvement Program set forth by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), the global voice and advocate for the...

  • Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017

    In April 2017, the Graduate Appointment Portal (GAP) will replace Web Grad Aid as the web-based data entry tool for processing graduate appointments and awards. The new GAP system integrates with MIT’s student information systems and SAP, providing significant improvements in managing graduate appointments. This academic year, MIT has 6852 graduate students on board.


  • Monday, Jan 30, 2017

    Does the phrase “navigating your MIT world” have a familiar ring? That’s the tagline for Atlas, MIT’s online gateway to integrated applications, services, and resources – from event planning to the Learning Center, from purchasing to Facilities’ service requests.


  • Thursday, Jan 19, 2017

    The NIMBUS budget system is now available for the Fiscal 2018 budget planning cycle. Detailed budgets are due in NIMBUS by the close of business on Tuesday, February 28.

    VPF Budget & Financial Analysis will host NIMBUS Budget System training sessions for submission of the Fiscal 2018 budget. If you are a first-time user or just need a refresher course, please plan...


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