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

One-on-one Appointments


Effective September 4th, 2020 students can book virtual one-on-one appointments with our TSR^2 Facilitators. You need an OME account to book an appointment. To book one follow these steps:

  1. Login to your OME account. If you don’t have an OME account, create one here.
  2. On the OME home page, navigate to the TSR^2 under Programs and Services and click on the Subjects Available link.
  3. Select the course number from the list and reserve an appointment that works with your schedule (all appointments are in EDT time). You will receive an automated confirmation email.
  4. The TSR^2 facilitator will send you an outlook invitation with the ZOOM meeting link.
  5. Click on the ZOOM link on the day and time (remember times are EDT!) and connect to the TSR^2 facilitator online!

QUESTIONS? Please email

All TSR^2-hosted virtual interactions require compliance of MIT's online conduct policies described here.

Out of respect for our fascilitators' time, please do not miss more than two consecutive appointments.

After the second unexcused absense, you will be unable to make another one-on-one appointment for the term.


[PRE-COVID instructions below]

The TSR^2 provides one-on-one appointments for a variety of MIT courses with a focus on first year GIRs. One-on-one appointments are easily requested online and take place during the week or weekend in the TSR^2. Each student can request up to 2 hours of one-on-one appointments for a particular subject each week. Students that schedule one-on-one appointments but fail to show up can be place on hold from using the service that term. If you cannot attend your appointment make sure to contact us as soon as possible at

To reserve one-on-one appointments students must first create an OME account. This account will also grant ID card access to the TSR^2 in 16-159 if you don't have it already. You can request an OME account here. If you already have an OME account, login to your account.

Once logged in, navigate to the TSR^2 page under Programs and Services and click on the Subjects Available link. Select the desired course number from the list and reserve an appointment that works with your schdule. Once you submit the reservation, you and the TA will receive a confirmation email.

Meet on the day and time scheduled at the TSR^2 (16-159). Note: All one-on-one appointments are virtual until further notice (see instructions above)

Happy studying!  laugh