Office of Religious, Spiritual, and Ethical Life


Building W11, Religious Activities Center


Formerly the Office of Religious Life

There are about forty active student religious organizations on campus, many of which are supported by one of twenty-five affiliated professionals in the Office of Religious, Spiritual, and Ethical Life (ORSEL). Affiliates support on-campus programming, provide confidential one-on-one counseling, and advise student religious organizations.

Religious, spiritual, moral, and ethical convictions are important personal identity markers, and the Institute encourages the MIT community to thoughtfully engage with today's pluralistic world. ORSEL is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in education and employment and adheres to the Institute's nondiscrimination policy.