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New Students

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Quick, bookmark this page. Now everything you need to know about healthcare at MIT is right at your fingertips—from making the transition to healthcare services in Cambridge to what’s covered and how to get care when you need it.

Of Special Interest to New Students

What’s a PCP?

Your primary care provider (PCP) is your key to good health at MIT. Learn more.

Choose a PCP

Your primary care provider is your key to a healthy school year. Learn more.

Vision and Dental Care

Vision and dental care are available at MIT Medical; however, full vision coverage is not available through the MIT Health Plans, and dental coverage is only available to graduate students.

Undergraduate Students

Start here to find everything you need to know about staying healthy, so you can get the most from your time at MIT.


Graduate Students

Find all the information you need about healthcare at MIT—from urgent care and appointments to prescriptions and insurance.