Become an Affiliate of the MIT Alumni Association
Earning your MicroMasters® Program Credential makes you eligible to become an affiliate of the MIT Alumni Association. You will be able to interact and network with fellow credential-holders.
Benefits of affiliate status include:
- An official Infinite Connection account on the MIT Alumni Association website
- Access to an online directory of fellow MicroMasters® program credential holders
- Invitations to some MIT Alumni Association events
- Access to the library journals available through JSTOR and EBSCO
- Eligible to receive 15% discount off a verified track enrollment in any MITx online course offered on edX.org. You can enroll in a course and learn at no cost, or aim to earn a verified certificate of completion for a low fee. Contact the MIT Alumni Association to learn more.
- Eligibility for 10% off all MIT Press publications (print books and e-books)
- Digital subscriptions to MIT Technology Review
Your affiliate status gets you an Infinite Connection account. When enrollment is available, we will send you an email with instructions on how to create an Infinite Connection account, and a link to account creation.
Get a Free Subscription to MIT Horizon
MicroMasters program credential earners who are looking to understand and apply the latest developments in emerging technology can now claim a free year-long subscription to MIT Horizon, a digital library with exclusive original content, featuring the latest developments from MIT and beyond.
After learners have passed their final exams and earned their MicroMasters program credential, they will receive an email from our team about their new MicroMasters program credential holder benefits. Eligible learners will receive this email three times a year: in January, March, July, and September 2021. This email will include a form that learners must complete within the month, to receive an account setup email from MIT Horizon. Once the form is completed, learners will receive a follow up instructional email from MIT Horizon within 10-15 business days. MIT Horizon subscriptions activate on the first day of the following month, and last for one full year.
Discount Subscription to MIT Sloan Management Review
MIT Sloan Management Review (SMR) editors share with their readers an excitement and curiosity about how the practice of management is transforming in the digital age. MIT SMR’s expert contributors help leaders explore the trends that are shaping how organizations operate, compete, and create value in a technology-fueled world. It delivers the kind of evidence-based analysis and practical insight that will inspire leaders to do great work.
MicroMasters program credential holders are eligible to receive a one-month free trial plus a 50% discount on digital subscription after the free trial. How does registration work? After learners earned their MicroMasters program credential, they will receive an email from our team about their new MicroMasters program credential holder benefits. This email will include a form that learners must complete by the deadline, to receive an account setup email from MIT SMR. Once the form is completed, learners will receive a follow up instructional email from MIT SMR.
Access to the Letter of Accomplishment
As an MITx MicroMasters program credential earner, you will be able to access a downloadable Letter of Accomplishment in your MicroMasters program portal site dashboard. The purpose of this letter is to give more context and support to the credential when you include it in job interviews and school applications. If you haven’t opened an account on the MIT portal site, please follow the step from this link.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is an affiliate of the MIT Alumni Association?
An affiliate of the MIT Alumni Association is a participant in a special program that has a formal connection with an MIT academic program that has been recognized by an MIT department, dean and/or the provost.
When will I be able to become an affiliate of the MIT Alumni Association?
After learners earn the MicroMasters program credential, they will be able to enroll as an affiliate of the MIT Alumni Association (MITAA). MITAA onboards new members three times a year. Depending on when your final exam is, you will be receiving an email from MITAA in January, March, July, and September 2021.
How do I become an affiliate of the MIT Alumni Association?
When enrollment is available, we will send you an email with instructions on how to create an Infinite Connection account, and a link to account creation.
What is an Infinite Connection account?
Your journey to accessing all of your benefits and offerings begins with your Infinite Connection (IC) account. This online portal provides a hub for MicroMasters program credential holders. On IC, you can search the directory, connect with fellow MicroMasters program credential holders, and keep your professional and personal info up-to-date.
Where do I ask more questions?
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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