A range of resources is available to advise and assist anyone in dealing with a complaint. MIT urges you to consider using one of the resources listed below.
Some of these resources serve employees, some serve students, and some serve all members of the MIT community.
Resources available to faculty, staff, other employees, postdoc associates and fellows
- Anyone in the line of supervision, an administrative officer, or the head of a unit
- The Institute Discrimination and Harassment Response Office (IDHR)
- Human Resources Officers
- Human resources professionals in your DLCs
- Religious counselors
- MyLife Services, an external provider of work-life and personal well-being services
- Ethicspoint, a third party vendor; members of the MIT community may file an anonymous report with Ethicspoint either by telephone or through an online form
- MIT Police, including a form for anonymous reporting of a sexual assault
Note: MIT Police involvement is generally limited to complaints of harassment that are of potentially criminal nature, such as sexual assault.
Resources primarily for students
- Overall guidance on resources for students
- For gender-based complaints against a student (including sexual harassment, intimate partner violence, and stalking), consult the Title IX Coordinators and Deputy Coordinators
There are also a number of state and federal agencies that assist individuals who believe that they have been harassed or discriminated against in violation of law. Some of these governmental agencies are listed below.
MIT’s policies on expected standards of conduct
MIT’s policies on expected standards of conduct, including its policy against harassment, are located here:
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
John F. Kennedy Federal Building
475 Government Center
Boston, MA 02203
Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights
Office for Civil Rights/Boston
US Department of Education, 8th Floor
5 Post Office Square
Boston, MA 02109
Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination
1 Ashburton Place, 6th Floor, Room 601
Boston, MA 02108
Massachusetts Office for Victim Assistance (for crime victims and witnesses)
One Ashburton Place, Suite 1101
Boston, MA 02108