What you need to know

A subject registration letter provides proof of your current enrollment status and subject registration. Subjects do not appear on transcripts until the term comes to an end and final grades are recorded. If an insurance company, scholarship organization, or other entity requires written evidence of your in-progress subjects, a subject registration letter will satisfy this need.

Some key points to remember:

  • You can order a subject registration letter in person or by mail. Choose to pick it up at the MIT Student Services Center or have it sent by U.S. mail.
  • It will include your name, start and end dates of the current term, your level (U or G), and registration load status, as well as the numbers, titles, and units for each of your current subjects.

What you need to do

  • To order in person — visit the Student Services Center in Room 11-120.
  • To order by mail — send your request to MIT Student Services Center, Room 11-120, Attn: Certifications, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA, 02139.
  • Requests must include the following information:
    • Your full name
    • MIT ID number
    • The degree you are pursuing
    • Where you want the certification sent — name and address
    • Your daytime phone number or email address
    • Your signature
  • Requests are typically processed by the Student Services Center within 24 to 48 hours.