The Mechanical Engineering Department at MIT has a long and distinguished history, full of accomplished individuals and notable achievements. Our alumni are the embodiment of that history - a vital link between the traditions of the past and the innovations of the future. By staying informed and getting involved, our alumni make us stronger in everything we do. This page collects a number of resources, both on this web site and elsewhere, to help you stay connected.
- MechE Connects
Newsletter from the Department of Mechanical Engineering.
- Department Calendar
Stay informed about department events and seminars.
- MechE News
Browse department news items, and subscribe to our RSS feed.
- News Wire
Keep up to date on MechE-related stories from the MIT News Office.
- MechE Features
Take a closer look at exceptional people and programs.
- About MechE
Read about the origins of Mechanical Engineering at MIT.
Explore the history of the department over the past 140+ years.
- Infinite Connection (MIT Alumni Association)
MIT alumni are members of one of the most diverse, talented, and invigorating communities in the world. Registering for the Infinite Connection is the key to free alumni-only services such as Email Forwarding for Life, the Online Alumni Directory, mailing lists and web-based career services.
- MIT Alumni Travel
The MIT Alumni Travel Program offers more than 35 trips each year to destinations all over the world. Members of the MIT faculty or lecturers from other institutions lead the programs and share their knowledge to further enrich the travelers' experience.
- MIT Enterprise Forum
The MIT Enterprise Forum, Inc. builds connections to technology entrepreneurs and to the communities in which they reside.
- MIT Clubs
MIT clubs offer alumni a variety of activities, services, and opportunities. You can rekindle old friendships, make new acquaintances, continue lifelong learning, enjoy special events, and forge professional connections—all while helping to enhance MIT's reputation in your community.
- MIT Classes
Class affiliation provides one of the strongest links graduates have to MIT. There are many ways to stay connected to your classmates and to MIT—by reading and contributing to Class Notes, accessing online resources, volunteering, or attending class gatherings like mini-reunions and Tech Reunions.
- Giving to MIT
All gifts, in all forms, are important to MIT. They validate and support all aspects of the Institute’s work. There are many Mechanical Engineering fellowships, funds and programs that you can support.
- MIT Educational Council
Volunteer to help identify talented students, answer questions about MIT's policies and procedures, and encourage qualified students to apply and enroll if accepted.
- Institute Career Assistance Network
The Institute Career Assistance Network (ICAN) connects MIT alumni with each other and with students to facilitate career strategies, gather quality advice, and open up important networking connections.