From: Student Life
Date: November 23, 2022
Subject: MIT Sloan Student Life Newsletter November 23, 2022

MIT Sloan Student Life

Here with you, for you.

November 23, 2022

Know Your Resource:
Quiet Rooms, Meditation Rooms, Nursing Mothers

Student Life maintains three meditation rooms available to all MIT Sloan students and staff who could use a break from the noise. One of these rooms is a dedicated Islamic prayer room. In addition to these rooms, we also have a special room in E51 for nursing mothers. To learn more about these rooms and/or request access, please e-mail

Student Life Events
Wellness spelt out on wooden toy blocks with a small green plant on top

Wellness Days 
November 28th-November 30th
Student Life Office Suite (E52-101)
RSVP for a free 20-minute chair massage and/or a free 60-minute acupuncture session to help reduce your overall stress and tension on Monday or Tuesday, from 2pm-6pm. Walk in appointments are also available days of! On Wednesday drop by the Student Life Office for a wellness kit and some relaxing wellness treats! 
Open to: MIT Sloan Community


Nia wearing a pink suit; Lunch Chats with Nia sponsored by the Student Life Office

Lunch Chats with Nia 
Wednesday, November 30th

Student Life Office, E52-101
Sign up for the last lunch chat of the semester with Student Life Director, Nia DeYounge! 


Sloan Supper Club 
Monday, December 12th

Attendees will be placed into small randomized groups that will go for dinner at a local Boston restaurant or a Sloanies home. The SEC will be providing funding to offset the costs of each dinner and the night will conclude with Karaoke and dancing at Hong Kong Restaurant in Harvard Square.
Tickets will go on sale Wednesday, November 30th.

Learn More

Course XV Dinner; fancy table spread

Course XV Dinner 
Wednesday, November 30th
Join us for the final Course XV Dinner of the year! Course XV Dinners are an opportunity for 15 students from across programs to have a free, delicious, three course dinner at a local venue with a member of the Student Life and DEI Offices. 


Snowball spelt in black on a blue icy background with event details

The Snow Ball
Wednesday, December 14th

Royale Night Club
Its time to celebrate the last day of classes and clink your glasses! Break out your cocktail attire and come enjoy this festive occasion.  


Community EVENTS
Colorful ball of Yarn, The Yarn at MIT Sloan

The Yarn presents: The Thread
Wednesday, November 30th

Sloan Cafe (E62)
The Yarn organizing team is thrilled to present the Thread. Instead of the long-form storytelling of the Yarn, you will be hearing from a larger number of Sloanies who will share shorter-form stories! There's a great line-up of speakers and we expect a high energy, final Yarn of the semester. 


Gingerbread women in a red dress next to some other festive cookies

Sloan DEI Holiday Cookie Giveaway
Wednesday, December 7th

E62 Gallery, 2nd Floor 
MIT Sloan's Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is in a festive holiday gift-giving mood! They hope you'll join them to snack on some delightfully delicious cookies. There are gluten-free and vegan options, too! See you there!


Infinite Careers: Shenkiat Lim - Director of People & Culture at Scratch Foundation
Tuesday, November 29th

Shen is the Director of People & Culture at the Scratch Foundation, a nonprofit organization committed to ensuring that kids of all backgrounds have access to creative learning and creative coding opportunities.


Infinite Careers: Robin Chase 
Thursday, December 1st
E32-123 – Ray and Maria Stata Center

Join us for a student-led interview as Robin Chase, one of Time's 100 Most Influential People, returns to campus and get your questions answered! Robin Chase is a transportation entrepreneur.


Infinite Careers: Elyse Neumeier – Chief People Officer at Cometeer
Thursday, December 8th

Lunch and learn with Elyse Neumeier, MIT Sloan MBA to hear about her career journey, gain advice, and ask questions.



Action Learning Labs Spring 2023 Preview Recording and Materials

Didn't have a chance to attend the Action Learning Labs Spring 2023 Preview? Please find the event recording and course materials on Action Learning's MySloan page under General Info here.

Phone battery low?

Did you know there is a free phone charger station located in the Student Life Office, any student can us? Drop by and charge your phone with us! Our office is E52-101, open Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. 

RSVP for the Grad Arts Forum Today!

MIT Grad Arts Forum is delighted to invite the graduate student community to a preview performance of Life of Pi at American Repertory Theater on Wednesday, December 7 at 7:30pm. Tickets are only reservable with an MIT email address. Students can reserve up to 2 tickets per person. Register here! Reserved tickets will be available for pickup from Room E15-205K between the hours of 10am and 2:30pm on November 29, 30, and December 1.

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