Our mission of enhancing the world through better real estate can only be fulfilled through our graduates, whose excellence in innovation can make positive, lasting changes. To strengthen the ties between our graduates and the Center’s growing real estate community, we offer a variety of resources and links.

Alumni Resources & Links

Alumni Association of the Center for Real Estate (AACRE)

Much of the work in the real estate profession is done through networking, and the Center’s alumni/ae are one of the best networks around. Keep class connections active with the Alumni Association of the Center for Real Estate (AACRE).

Thanks to the MIT Alumni Association, alumni/ae can donate ONLINE using their Infinite Connection login.  Your login is your MIT Alumni Association email address and password. If you haven’t signed up for Infinite Connection, you may do so at the MIT Alumni Association website.

You can also pay your AACRE dues online using your Infinite Connection login.

MIT Alumni Association (MITAA)

As a member of the MIT Alumni Association, alums can search the MIT Alumni Directory, use MIT’s “Infinite Connection,” sign up for “e-mail forwarding for life,” gain access to dozens of alumni and career services, and keep abreast of developments at MIT as the Institute grows.

Alumni News & EventS

Noting class reunions, trips, forums and symposia, as well as appearances of MIT/CRE graduates in the media, the Alumni News and the Alumni Events webpages keep our alumni/ae up-to-date with one another. Let us know of any newsworthy item to share — we want to post those articles!

MIT’s OpenCourseWare

OpenCourseWare (OCW) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is a free and open educational resource for faculty, students, and self-learners worldwide. Supporting MIT’s mission to advance knowledge and education internationally, OCW embodies the Institute’s values of excellence, innovation, and leadership by making new knowledge available rapidly and globally.

The Spaulding Award

The Spaulding Award is presented to an MIT/CRE graduate whose work in the real estate industry has enriched the profession, and/or whose community involvement has been marked by distinguished service or leadership. Established in 1991, the Award honors the leadership, energy, and vision of Center founder Hank Spaulding. Read about past recipients and learn how to nominate candidates for future awards.


The Center was founded to improve the built environment and advance the real estate industry through innovative education and research.

Fulfilling our mission is possible only with continued support from our alumni/ae. Please consider a contribution to help sustain our mission and support our students.