The perks of being MIT alumni

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You can also keep in touch with other alumni by keeping your professional and personal information up to date on a secure platform. The IC is the place to go for setting your contact preferences. This includes email for life. A service for MIT alumni, the IC provides email forwarding and access to a personal mailbox.

As an alum, you also receive discounts and offers, including:

– An MIT ID for alumni, which provides you with access to many parts of campus, including admission for you and one guest to the new MIT Museum, which opened this fall at 314 Main Street, next to the Kendall Square T stop.

– Membership to the MIT Federal Credit Union ,, which offers competitive rates for credit cards, loans and other financial services.

You have the option to join MIT Coop , for $1 a year. This gives you discounts on all online and in-store purchases (except gift cards or digital content).

– A discount on all Bose products, including the Bose Wave Radio, with your alumni email address or your MIT ID for alumni.

You have the option to join the Harvard Club of Boston ,, which offers amenities such as overnight accommodations, fitness, dining, events and networking. Club membership also provides access to more than 130 reciprocal clubs worldwide.

– Access to the library of journals available to students and faculty through JSTOR/EBSCO.

Community connections

Your MIT community is forever–and you can maintain that community wherever you are, whether through virtual or in-person Alumni Association or Institute events or through the many clubs and groups around the globe. The MIT Alumni Association offers a variety of events and opportunities to get involved, including Tech Reunions, volunteer gatherings, and online offerings. You can also join MIT alumni affinity groups that are focused on academics, ethnicity and gender.

One way to stay connected to the campus community is to visit the MIT Alumni Lounge, a new home for alumni at 10-100 on the Infinite Corridor.

Lifelong Learning

The MIT Alumni Association offers you opportunities to ensure that your MIT education never ends, including:

– A discount on a wide range of continuing-education courses and lifelong learning opportunities through MIT Professional Education.

– A discount on all printed MIT Press books purchased online at or at the new MIT Press bookstore (present your MIT ID), located at 314 Main Street.

– A discount on MITx courses delivered on the edX platform.

Career resources

The MIT Alumni Association supports you in your career explorations and transitions with myriad benefits that are yours for life:

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