Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.89
Liaison Julie Newman
Submission Date Oct. 23, 2018
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology
IN-22: Campus Pride Index

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 MIT Office of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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Institution’s current Campus Pride Index rating (3 Stars, 3.5 Stars, 4 Stars, 4.5 Stars, 5 Stars):
4.5 Stars

A brief description of the institution’s LGBTQ-inclusive policies, programs and practices:

LBGTQ+ Services supports numerous student, employee, and alumni groups as well as other departments and initiatives on campus aiming to foster equity, intersectionality, and the continuum of social justice. From individual student support to organizational development and institutional policy advocacy, LBGTQ+ Services' support, programming, and educational endeavors aim to enhance the experiences of MIT's LBGTQ+ community.

There are LGBTQ+ programs and policies in the following areas:

Restrooms & Accessibility
Gender-Inclusive Housing
Athletics & Recreation
Clubs & Organizations
Academic Courses

More information about these areas can be found here: https://lbgtq.mit.edu/resources/campus

Information about annual events and programs for incoming students can be found here: https://lbgtq.mit.edu/programs

Events range from open houses, diversity education, a graduation celebration for distinguished graduates from the LBGTQ+ and ally community, and more.

MIT scored a 4.5 on the Campus Pride Index: https://www.campusprideindex.org/campuses/details/169?campus=mit

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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