MIT’s governance structure is supported by a strong system of committees and councils. Those listed below represent some that can serve as resources for administrators seeking information or needing assistance in resolving various challenges. In addition to those described here, lists of the committees chaired by and reporting to MIT senior officers can be viewed on the MIT Organization Chart site.

  • Administrative Systems Steering Committee plays an important role in advancing digital business transformation by guiding system development in a holistic manner to provide the best possible administrative computing experience for the MIT community.
  • Committee for Renovation and Space Planning (CRSP) originates, reviews, evaluates, and/or coordinates all proposals of requests for new space, space assignments, or requests for major alterations and renovations of existing spaces.
  • Committee for Transportation and Parking reviews and advises on policy governing the operation of the transportation and parking system at MIT.
  • Committee on Race and Diversity (CRD) facilitates communication regarding MIT's commitment to creating and maintaining a culturally and racially diverse environment.
  • Council on Family and Work serves in an advisory and deliberative capacity concerning family and work-related issues as they impact MIT's faculty, staff, and students.
  • Information Technology Governance Committee (ITGC) is a decision-making body that reports directly to the Provost and Executive Vice President and Treasurer.
  • International Coordinating Committee (ICC) aims to strengthen the support provided by MIT’s administrative offices and functions for the Institute’s international activities.
  • Medical Consumers' Advisory Council (MCAC) serves as a communications link between the Medical Department and its users. 
  • MITAC Advisory Council provides guidance to the MITAC program and the MIT Activities Committee on issues concerning Institute priorities, policies, business practices, long-range planning, and the administration of the employee-benefit program.
  • Research Administration Coordinating Council (RACC) is an umbrella organization that brings together key staff and stakeholders from administrative and academic areas around MIT to discuss issues, review policies and programs, and work on projects that require broad expertise, collaboration, and community involvement.
  • Women's Advisory Group (WAG) is representative of many women at MIT. Its members are selected from various cohorts and from various areas of the Institute. The committee advises on areas of concern to the constituent groups and serves as a communications link across campus.