We look forward to seeing you at the SERC Symposium on Tuesday, April 18, 2023. The event will be taking place on the MIT campus in Building E14, 6th floor (Media Lab, 75 Amherst Street, Cambridge, MA 02139). More information on getting to MIT, building access, and where to park can be found below.

For details on the agenda, sessions, panels, and speakers, visit the symposium webpage.

Anyone with a valid MIT ID can scan their ID to enter the Media Lab. All visitors that do not have MIT building access should follow the directions below to register for an individual Tim Ticket.

  1. Click on this link to register for your individual visitor ID
  2. Click on Visitor.
  3. Enter your mobile number.
    Result: A PIN code will be texted to that number and sent to email on record.
  4. Enter the PIN code sent to your mobile device.
  5. Enter your contact details.
  6. At the Tim Ticket Registration acknowledgment, click on, I’m ready! Let’s get started
  7. Review the acknowledgment form and click Accept.
  8. Follow the in-app instructions to activate an MIT visitor ID

  • Subway: The closest T stop to the MIT Campus is the Kendall/MIT stop on the Red Line.
  • Bus: The 64, 68, and 85 lines stop near the MIT Welcome Center. The #1 bus stops on Massachusetts Avenue, about a 15-minute walk from the Media Lab.
  • Shuttle: The EZ Ride shuttle runs to and from Boston’s North Station, with stops at Kendall Square and around MIT’s campus (Note: EZRide is not operated by the MBTA; fare is $2 cash per trip).

MIT/ Kendall Square parking is very limited, especially due to the on-going construction.  MIT recommends using public transportation whenever possible. If parking is needed, folks can find street parking, which is available from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm, or park in one of the public parking garages listed below:

  • Hayward Garage (Entrances at 33 Amherst Street & 55 Wadsworth Street)Hours: Open 24 hours
    Questions? Call 617-500-6553
  • One Memorial Drive Garage (Entrance is on Memorial Drive)
    Questions? Call 617-621-1238
  • 245 Riverview Garage (Entrance is on First Street)
    Questions? Call 617-494-1619
  • 4 Cambridge Center (Entrance on Ames St. or Broadway)
    Questions? Call 617-225-0830
  • 5 Cambridge Center, East Garage (Ames St./Broadway)
    Hours: Open 24 Hours
    Questions? Call 617-621-3115
  • 7 Cambridge Center, West Garage (Ames St /Galileo Way)
    Hours: Open 24 Hours
    Questions? Call 617-621-3115
  • 10 Cambridge Center, North Garage (Binney St. off Broadway)
    Hours: Open 24 Hours
    Questions? Call 617-621-3115

Accessible parking is located on Ames Street
(2) in front of Bldg 64
(2) in front of Bldg E17
(2) located in courtyard entry at Bldg 68