the .mit top-level domain
Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (“MIT” or the “Institute”) is a world-class educational institution with a mission to advance knowledge and educate students in science, technology, and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st century. We are also driven to bring knowledge to bear on the world’s great challenges.
The ".mit" top-level domain (TLD) is for use only by the Institute and its sub-units to facilitate operations in support of the MIT mission.
Registration of “.mit” domains is available only to the following MIT units and employees: schools, colleges, and joint programs; academic departments; laboratories; research initiatives and alliances as well as inter-disciplinary centers and programs; administrative offices and units; and academicians (including professors, associate professors, assistant professors, adjunct professors, lecturers, and instructors).
Massachusetts Institute of Technology is an independent, coeducational, privately endowed university, organized into five Schools (architecture and planning; engineering; humanities, arts, and social sciences; management; and science). It has some 1,000 faculty members, more than 11,000 undergraduate and graduate students, and more than 130,000 living alumni.