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Groups & Organizations


A collaboration of ocean science and engineering professional societies dedicated to enhancing the experience of ocean engineering, naval architecture, and marine technology students at MIT.

Association of Student Activities (ASA)

The MIT-WHOI Joint Program is part of MIT's ASA community as an officially recognized group of students.

Broader Impacts Group (BIG)

The Broader Impacts Group (BIG) is a student-run organization based at WHOI and MIT. BIG's mission is to build a network and facilitate connections within that network in order to provide graduate students with enhanced resources and enable them to share science with others.

EAPS Graduate Student Advisory Council (EGSAC)

A student-run group within the Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences Department at MIT. This group organizes social events and are also a forum for student concerns.

Gays, Lesbians and Others at WHOI (GLOW)

A community support network dedicated to providing a welcoming environment for gays, lesbians, bisexuals, transsexuals, and transgendered individuals as well as their partners and allies at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

Graduate Student Council of MIT

The Graduate Student Council exists to enhance the overall graduate experience at MIT by promoting the general welfare and concerns of the graduate student body, creating new programs and initiatives to provide opportunities for growth and interaction, and communicating with the MIT Faculty and Administration on behalf of graduate students.

International Committee at WHOI

The International Committee at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution welcomes and assists in acclimating international visitors to the Institution and the community. Several functions are held annually for international members of the WHOI community sponsored by the International Committee.

Oceanbites is a graduate student-run oceanography blog started at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography.
All of Oceanbites' posts and pages are the specified writer's own views, not the views of the MIT-WHOI Joint Program.

Spouses and Partners Connect at MIT
A support network for the wives, husbands, and significant others of MIT students, faculty and staff.

WHOI Student Organization (Student Reps)
The WHOI Student Organization is an officially recognized MIT activity group with the goal to foster a sense of community and fellowship among the students.

Woods Hole Diversity Advisory Committee
Sponsored by six Woods Hole science institutions, the Diversity Committee and its website is intended as a resource for visitors, students, employees - and for people who are considering becoming visitors, students, or employees.