OME Virtual 'Drop In' Hours

Beginning November 4, the OME will host weekly virtual “Drop-In” Hours via zoom on Wednesdays 4:00—6:00pm EST ( Thursdays 4:00-6:00pm EST  (  During these Drop-In Hours, you can speak with one of the OME staff members to:

  • Ask questions related to OME programs and services
  • Talk about other MIT-related issues (e.g., academic issues, concerns about classes, instructor concerns, etc.)
  • Talk about non-MIT issues (i.e., personal, professional, social matters)
  • Share some good news, suggest ideas that you would like OME to consider or just to catch up with the OME staff

You can also schedule an appointment: Monday-Friday: 9:00am-5:00pm EST by mailing us at or emailing an OME team member directly

Programs & Services

Laureates & Leaders Graduate Student Mentoring Initiative

Are you interested in informally mentoring an undergraduate who aspires to pursue a PhD or MD/PhD in STEM?

We are looking for graduate students who are willing to serve as informal mentors to these students. We will create a database of graduate student information and can match you with an undergrad on an as-needed basis.

Note: Your information will not be freely shared; only Laureates & Leaders staff will have access to this database.

  • There is no formal time commitment. Laureates & Leaders staff can connect undergrads with you as they need, whether it’s to pick your brain about a field of study or to ask a question about the grad school application process.
  • All courses are welcome. Laureates & Leaders participants typically major in Courses 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 18, and 20.
  • Laureates & Leaders can reimburse for small incidentals to help facilitate mentoring relationships, such as coffee, pastries, etc.
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By inputting your information on this webform you are agreeing to:

  • Being contacted by a Laureates & Leaders participant on an as-needed basis to answer questions regarding graduate school (application process, questions about the field, etc.)
  • Maintaining a strictly platonic connection

You may request for your information to be removed from the database by sending an email to