From: Student Life
Date: March 8, 2023
Subject: MIT Sloan Student Life Newsletter March 8, 2023

March 8, 2023

Spring Break Shuttle 2023 

The Parking & Transportation Office will once again provide shuttle service to Logan Airport for spring break. Shuttles will be available on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, March 22-24, at specific scheduled departure times throughout each day. Advance reservations are required ($15 per trip).

Please visit the Parking & Transportation website shuttle page, where you will find a link to the reservations page. All reservations will be processed via the website, and the $15 shuttle fee will be billed to the student bursar account or via employee payroll deduction. When choosing a shuttle departure time, allow at least an hour for travel; the trip to Logan Airport can be as short as 30 minutes, but you should be prepared for possible traffic, construction, and/or airport security delays.

If you are traveling over Spring Break, please make sure to check your destinations Covid-19 policies and restrictions. MIT Sloan branded masks are available to in a variety of colors for pick-up in the Student Life & DEI Office Suite, E52-101. 

Student Life Events

SWIM Push for Parity: C-Fx
Thursday, March 9th

The Point 
Sloan Women in Management present their c-function of the year during Push for Parity week, their flagship annual event! Join them at The Point for a night of celebration! Please remember to bring your ID! Cocktail attire. 
Tickets: $5

Get Tickets

Pi(e) Day 
Tuesday, March 14th 

Student Life & DEI Office, E52-101 
Come celebrate Pi Day with the Student Life and DEI teams! Stop by to celebrate all things pi on 3.14 with some actual pies, sweets, games, and more! 


Lunch Chats with Nia
Wednesday, March 15th
Student Life Office, E52-101
Sign up for a lunch chat with Student Life Director, Nia DeYounge!


AMA: Experiencing Motherhood During Sloan
Wednesday, March 15th 

Hosted alongside the Sloan Parents' Club (SBC), come join us for a panel discussion (Ask Me Anything format) this International Women's Day to hear from classmates about their experiences as mothers while studying at Sloan. Lunch will be provided!


Sloan After Hours
Friday, April 7th 

E62, 100 Main St
A hallmark Sloan Experience celebrating community across all programs. What makes this event inclusive is that there are multiple events, happening at the same time, open to everyone, all in our corner of campus. There will be something for everyone, of all programs - including SOs and families!
Registration opens Wed. 3/15


Community Events

Dr. Moya Bailey presents Misogynoir Transformed: Black Women's Digital Resistance
Tuesday, March 14th

Join Women and Gender Services (WXGS) and Women and Gender Studies (WGS) this Women’s History Month for a facilitated discussion followed by a Q&A with Dr. Moya Bailey on misogynoir. All are welcome in the MIT community to attend this event.


Infinite Careers Alumni Speaker Series: Arpa Garay – Chief Commercial Officer at Moderna
Thursday, March 16th

Q&A with Arpa Garay, Chief Commercial Officer at Moderna to hear about her career journey, gain advice, and ask questions. 

Registration link: Handshake

iLead: Ginny Rometty 
Thursday, April 20th

Wong Auditorium
Join the Dean's and OER Offices on April 20 for a conversation with GINNI ROMETTY, Former Chairman, President and CEO, IBM and Author of Good Power: Leading Positive Change in Our Lives, Work, and World.

iLead: Ronald Williams  
Monday, April 24th
12:00pm–12:45 p.m

Wong Auditorium
Join the Dean's and OER Offices for a conversation with RONALD A. WILLIAMS, SF'84, Chairman and CEO, RW2 Enterprises, LLC and Former Chairman and CEO, Aetna Inc.

Rolling Sloans
Thursday, May 4th

Middle East Downstairs
Final Rolling Sloans concert of the year! Tickets on sale Weds 8th March and Mon 13th March.
Tickets: $10

Get Tickets


Random Acts of Kindness (RAKWeek is March 13-17, 2023

RAK Week is an opportunity for our entire campus community to come together through spontaneous acts of generosity (called "RAK Hacks") and loosely planned events. It is a chance to intentionally practice kindness during the week and inspire kindness all year round. We invite you to join us and Spread the Heart across MIT! 

Ways to Participate in RAK Week

  • Individual acts of kindness to your community members
  • Writing thank you cards
  • Giving out flowers to those you appreciate on campus
  • Create your own “RAK Hacks”
  • Attend RAK Week events
  • Connect with support resources on campus
  • Follow the RAK Week action on MindHandHeart's FacebookTwitter and Instagram at #MITRAK

Check out all the RAK Week Events here! Events include, a Free Virtual Barre class on March 13th at 6pm, and more. 

Join the COOP Board of Directors

Student Directors gain experience:

  • Interacting with alumni and administrator directors
  • Directing a $40M business
  • Hands-on training on corporate governance
  • Serving on committees
Student Directors receive a stipend for attending a minimum number of regularly scheduled board meetings. Harvard and MIT degree candidates eligible to apply. You must be enrolled at the time of application as well as through the following academic year.

Applications Due Wednesday April 5th
Apply Here!

Q4 Physical Education and Wellness Registration Opens
Graduate Students: Tues, Mar 7 @ 8a – Wed, Mar 8 @ 1p ET

Q4 Course Dates: April 5 – May 16

Featured Courses Include:

  • Yoga/Financial Health
  • Fitness/Stress Management
  • Yoga/Resiliency
  • Fitness/Nutrition
  • Yoga/Meditation
  • Urban Backpacking
For more information check out their website or email 

Key Campus Support Resources

If you need to talk or connect, please know you can reach out to the Student Life Office or your program office as well as the resources listed below. 

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