Application form

Please complete and submit the online application (below), Once your online application has been reviewed, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to create a Family Information Center account where you can pay the $50 application fee. Please note: you must choose Stata Technology Childcare Center as your first choice to register for all TCC centers on campus, or if you are living in the northwest suburbs, Lincoln Laboratory Childcare Center. You may pay the application fee by credit card or with a U.S. bank account (ACH). If you need to send a wire transfer, please reply to the confirmation email with this request.

Note that when applying to TCC, you may also add up to two Bright Horizons (non-MIT) childcare centers to your application at no additional cost. As part of MIT's relationship with Bright Horizons, MIT families will also receive enrollment priority at any Bright Horizons childcare center in Cambridge or Lexington.

Once you have set up your Family Information Center account and have paid the application fee, please send conmfirmation to Stephanie Blakeman at blakeman@mit.edu.

Please note, submitting an application does not guarantee admission to a TCC center. Following receipt of the application fee, applicants will be placed on a waiting list and will be contacted when space is available. If a space becomes available, an appointment will be made for you to visit the center and a deposit will be required to secure acceptance. If you obtain childcare elsewhere and do not wish to remain on the TCC waiting list, please contact tccinfo@mit.edu for the MIT main campus or enrollment.tcc.linc@brighthorizons.com for Lincoln Laboratory Childcare Center to have your name removed.

Child's information

Child 1
We cannot accept applications prior to the conception of the child. Applications with due dates more than 9.5 months from today's date will not be accepted.
Please select the earliest date you would be interested in enrolling.
Center location info

Please Note: Koch, Kendall, and Stata Childcare Centers are located on the MIT campus. Koch, Kendall, and Stata offer infant, toddler, and preschool programs year round. 

Lincoln Laboratory Childcare Center is located in Lexington, 10 miles northwest of Cambridge, about 2 minutes from exit 30B on Route 128. All MIT Families are invited to apply for this center. Lincoln Laboratory Childcare Center offers infant, toddler, and preschool programs year round.

Please select at least one of the following TCC centers and schedules below. You may select more than one. We recommend that you select all centers and schedules that interest you and that you would be willing to accept.

8:00 AM – 6:00 PM; ages 2 mo. – kindergarten entry
7:30 AM – 6:00 PM; ages 2 mo. – kindergarten entry

Parent/guardian 1 information

Parent/guardian 2 information

Additional family information

Interest in applying to other Bright Horizons Childcare Centers

Technology Childcare Centers are managed by Bright Horizons Family Solutions. If you would like your application sent to other Bright Horizons Childcare Centers at no additional charge, please select up to two Bright Horizons centers from the list below.  To search for a Bright Horizons center close to you, please enter your zip code in the childcare locator. Note that MIT families will receive enrollment priority at any Bright Horizons Childcare Center (non-MIT) in Cambridge or Lexington and that these centers have their own tuition rates and waitlists.

Once you submit the application, instructions will be sent to you to create a Family Information Center account where you can pay the application fee.