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Community Resources

Here is some key information for exploring MIT and WHOI and the surrounding communities. Joint Program students receive discounted tickets to the Boston Museum of Science and the Children's Museum, discounted movie passes, subsidized Boston T (subway) passes, free admission to the New England Aquarium and many other perks to help them take advantage of the available resources.

Boston and Cambridge

Museum of Fine Arts
Museum of Science
The Children's Museum
Isabella Stewart Gardner Musuem
Boston Athletic Association (in charge of the Boston Marathon)


Offices and Services
MIT facts
MIT Activities Committee
Graduate Student Council
Graduate Student Council committees
EAPS Graduate Student Advisory Council
Biology Department student organization
Biology Department graduate student resource links
International Students Office
MIT Discounts & Perks

Cape Cod and Woods Hole

Cape Cod
Weekly Happenings on Cape Cod
Woods Hole
Martha's Vineyard
Cape Museums
Cahoon Museum of American Art
Cape Cod National Seashore
Nature Trails & Recreation Areas in Falmouth
Local State Parks:
Nickerson State Park
Cape Cod Rail Trail


Research Departments
Research Groups
International Committee
WHOI Community Wiki
WHOI Discounts

Other Woods Hole Scientific Organizations

Marine Biological Laboratory
National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA)
Sea Education Association
US Geological Survey
Woods Hole Research Center


The Joint program also has a variety of club and organization that students are welcome to join. Please see the full list here.