Personal Safety

MIT is an urban campus and it is open 24 hours a day. We urge you to be cautious and to be aware of your surroundings at all times.

In a Police/Fire/Ambulance Emergency, dial "100" from any campus phone, or dial 617-253-1212 from an outside line.

MIT Police also advise the following:

See also the International Scholars Office’s Safety Tips for Scholars

For information on the MIT Saferide and other transportation options, see Commuter Connections.

MIT Police also provides safety-related seminars upon request for any MIT department or organization; for details see Safety Programs.