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August 2021: Although our office remains closed to visitors, you can still get a feel for MIT by signing up for an đź”® online session or student-led tour.

What is MIT Code?

MIT uses numbers for everything. You could be in 10-250 taking 18.03, which is 5-0-7, for 6-2.At MIT, all of your friends would understand exactly what you’re saying.


You could be in Room 10-250, taking Differential Equations, which is the unit distribution: 5 hours in class per week, 0 hours in lab per week, 7 hours of homework per week, for Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Simple!

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