Navigating the Institute: Term Lecturers

Once you have completed the new hire forms, you are ready to begin planning for your course. The information in this section pertains primarily to term lecturers who will be present on campus in Charlestown.

Photo ID Badges

Every employee is expected to wear a photo ID badge while on campus or in any Partners facility. The badge also serves as a key to access doors and floors in the Institute buildings.


You can reach our campus in the Charlestown Navy Yard by car, subway, commuter rail, bus, shuttle, ferry, bicycle, or foot.


Although we encourage using public transportation, if you arrive by car, you have several options for parking. Evening and weekend parking will be much easier to find.

Building Access

Security guards are located in the lobby of Building 36 and on the second floor of 2 Constitution Center.

School Closing for Inclement Weather

To receive automatic notices of school closing, be sure to update your contact information in IOnline.

Medical Assistance Protocol

In case of a medical emergency, call (617) 726-5400 to alert the MGH Police.

Emergency Preparedness

Together with MGH Police and Security, the IHP has developed plans to respond to a range of emergencies.

Classroom Etiquette

After each class, please erase any markings on the board and return computers and seats to their original set up.

Academic Calendar

The Registrar maintains calendars for several years in the future listing deadlines for course withdrawal, final exam schedules, and observed holidays. These dates are also listed in the Institute Events Calendar.

Religious and Cultural Holidays

Be mindful of scheduling in-class assignments during religious and cultural holidays and make accommodations for students who cannot attend.

Room Reservation

The Registrar is responsible for room scheduling for classes. The Registrar handles all credit-related room requests.

The Office of Facilities is responsible for scheduling non-credit-related meetings and/or events, study groups, etc. Please submit a request by using the EMS system.


Contact information for faculty and staff is located in the directory.

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