MIT benefits + services

Atlas (requires a web certificate)  – This website gives you access to your personal information at MIT, benefits, money related information(ePaystubs, eW-2s, tax withholding, payroll direct deposits, etc.) and MIT community activities.

MIT Medical – Here you can find information on how to make medical appointments, choose a provider, refill a prescription and more. You can also learn what on-campus medical resources are available to you, health insurance and community wellness programs.

Purchases through MIT Vendors ( – This website (it requires a web certificate; go to the section Shopping for Goods and Services) allows you to make personal purchases through MIT vendors. The list of vendors includes Apple, Dell, GovConnection, Staples, Verizon, Sprint, AT&T and more.

Employee Benefits discusses such important issues as health and medical plans, retirement, time off and time away. The website also offers some frequently-used benefits forms, charts, and publications. See the summary chart Postdoctoral Associates and Fellows: Benefits and Provisions posted on the Vice President for Research’s website.

Athletics – By clicking on this link you will learn how to get the reduced membership rate at MIT recreational sport centers.

Infinite Connection – This is the official alumni network of the MIT community. Postdocs who have had an MIT postdoctoral appointment of nine months or longer are eligible to register (see the postdoc page of the Infinite Connection website for information) and enjoy the many benefits of the network, including the online alumni directory and a wide range of resources.

The MIT Work-Life Center – This is the place where you can find all the necessary information on child and adult care, job flexibility guidelines, MIT campus lactation rooms and more. See this Postdoc Benefits and Services Resources flyer from the Work-Life Center.

MITAC – This website tells you how to purchase discount tickets on cultural and recreational activities (sports, music, theatre, movies, museums and more).