MIT Residence Hall Accommodations for WEHC Participants

Cambridge, MA

MIT Residence Hall Accommodations 

A limited number of sleeping rooms have been arranged on the MIT campus for registered XVIII World Economic History Congress participants. These rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis and may sell out before the deadline. Early reservations are strongly encouraged.

The traditional residence hall is non-air-conditioned and has shared bathroom facilities on each floor. Rooms with private baths are not available. Rooms are furnished with a twin-size (single) bed, desk, desk chair, and dresser per person. Guests are provided with sheets, a blanket, a pillow, and towels. Toiletries are not provided. Rooms are serviced prior to arrival. There are common lounge areas in the residence hall for informal gathering; refrigerators are located in some of these areas. The residence hall building has vending machines and coin-operated laundry machines. Telephones may be available in the hallways for emergencies and local calls.

Check-in time begins at 3:00PM. Departing guests must check-out at the front desk by 11:00AM. There is no smoking or alcohol allowed in the residence hall.

6-NIGHT PACKAGE: Check-in July 29; Check-out August 4
The MIT Residence Hall is available as a 6-night package for registered WEHC participants. Early arrival on the night of July 28 and late departure (check-out August 5) are available for an additional nightly cost.
Deadline: July 15, 2018 at 11:59PM EST

Note: To request and pay for 1 single bed in a double-occupancy room (1 of 2 beds), select Double-occupancy room (1 of 2 beds). To request and pay for 2 beds in a double-occupancy room (2 of 2 beds), select Double-occupancy room (2 of 2 beds).

 Single-occupancy rate
 (check-in July 29; check-out August 4)

 $528 per room

 Double-occupancy and triple-occupancy rate
 (check-in July 29; check-out August 4)

 $360 per person

 Access key card
 (required for entry to the residence hall) 

 $10 per person

 ADD ON: EARLY ARRIVAL (one additional night)   FEES (IN USD)

 Check-in July 28: Single-occupancy rate

 $88 per room

 Check-in July 28: Double-occupancy and triple-occupancy rate

 $60 per bed
 ADD ON: LATE DEPARTURE (one additional night)   FEES (IN USD)
 Check-out August 5: Single-occupancy rate

 $88 per room

 Check-out August 5: Double-occupancy and triple-occupancy rate

 $60 per bed

MIT Housing Cancellation Policy
Written cancellations must be sent by email to Written cancellations received one-week before your arrival will receive a full refund (excluding access card fee). After that, refunds will be made less a penalty equivalent to the cost of one-night's stay; provided the cancellation is received no later than 24 hours prior to the scheduled date of arrival. No refunds (full or partial) will be granted for cancellations received within 24 hours of the scheduled arrival date or thereafter, nor for any nights the residence hall is not occupied during a reservation period.

MIT Housing Policies
Please review SummerProgramandConferenceHousingPolicies.pdf for full information on MIT housing policies. Click here for the Institute's full policy on nondiscrimination.