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Additional Graduate Student Support Resources

Faculty Guide-Recognizing and Responding to Students in Distress
Graduate Student Support (GPS)
How to Help Someone in Distress (pdf)
Backup Childcare
MIT Work-Life Seminar Series and Support Groups
MIT The Graduate Assistance and Information Network (GAIN)

MIT GAIN is a free, and confidential service that connects students to a network of experts who provide resources and referrals, from both on and off campus, to help make life a little easier. You can call anytime (844-MIT-GAIN) of the day or night to speak with a work-life professional who can help with many life concerns, including but not limited to: 
  • relocation guidance
  • financial consultation
  • child care resources and referrals
  • nutrition counseling
  • career assessment
  • legal consultation
  • school and summer camp research and referrals