Welcome to your new home!

Located on the east side of campus, 70 Amherst Street is a furnished, co-ed residence hall for 133 single graduate students. The residence is comprised of mostly single bedrooms with shared kitchens and community bathrooms, and a few single bedroom apartments. The building is located in Kendall Square and is within walking distance from MIT's main entrance at 77 Massachusetts Avenue.

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Important Information for New Residents!
If you have joined Amherst after November 2020, contact 70 Amherst Board and let us know your email ID and the room number you moved into. This will help us add you to the house mailing lists and also internal floor mailing lists. This in turn gives you access to the reservation website and other links under Services section of our website.

Join the 70 Amherst FaceBook Page!
If you haven't already, join our Facebook page, 70 Amherst People. Get to know about house events and feel free to post here and interact with fellow residents!

Join 70 Amherst MIT Engage
If you haven't already, please accept the invitation to join the 70 Amherst organization on MIT Engage. In case you haven't received the invitation to join, please request access and we will approve it!

70 Amherst FAQ Sheet
If you have any questions regarding moving-in, dorm policies, common area, etc, please refer to our 70 Amherst FAQ sheet.

MIT is committed to providing an environment that is accessible to individuals with disabilities. Please take a look at Accessibility page to find out about MIT resources available to individuals with disabilities. Also, visit this page for more information about captioning and accessibility.

News Updates

Residents: sign up to organize your own 70 Amherst events (reimbursements available)!
Signup link

Share your favorite recipes with the community!
Share at link.

Going Somewhere for Holidays? Check out COVID Travel Registry!
If you are traveling during holidays, register your travel at MIT COVID Travel.

Check out the new 70 Amherst common area policy.
Policy page.

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