From: Student Life
Date: December 7, 2022
Subject: MIT Sloan Student Life Newsletter December 7, 2022

MIT Sloan Student Life

Helping you find your way.

December 7, 2022

Changes to Building Access 

Please be aware, starting December 1st, exterior doors indicated on the Public Entrances map are now open to the general public between the hours of 6 AM and 7 PM on weekdays, except holidays. This includes the exterior doors to the Sloan buildings, E51, E52, & E62. Please be careful not to leave your belongings unattended.

For more information, please see additional details on these building access changes. 

Know Your Resource: MIT Federal Credit Union

The MIT Federal Credit Union is a benefit to all students and their families on campus and wherever life takes you after your graduate. We’re your answer for “all things financial” including free checking, loans, and financial education opportunities. We’ve got answers to your questions and solutions for your financial needs!

Visit the MIT Federal Credit Union website

Student Life Events
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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. 
Open to Sloan students 
Tickets: $10 


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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. 
Tickets: $20 
Open to significant others, but students need to purchase tickets


Community EVENTS
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Winterfest 2022
Thursday, December 8th

Stata Center and Koch Institute Lobby
Please join President Rafael Reif and Mrs. Christine Reif on Thursday, December 8 from 3:30-5 pm for Winterfest and celebrate the conclusion of the semester with friends, food, and fun!

Learn More!

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7 Places To Go Outdoor Ice Skating Around Boston This Winter
There’s snow place like an ice rink. This season, grab your loved ones and head to Boston’s best outdoor rinks for a hot cup of cocoa and a chance to glide all day. Whether you’re dropping in for a hockey game or sharpening your figure skating skills, these rinks have something for everyone. 

Looking for more winter fun around the Boston area? Check out The Boston Calendar for all the festive events happening this season!


Apply for 2023 Civil Rights Immersion Trip

This is an immersive, student-led, academic trip across the American Southeast for MIT grad students, which will explore the history and contemporary legacy of the Black Freedom Struggle, popularly termed the Civil Rights Movement. See more details and apply here by Wed. Dec 14th at 11:59pm.

Student Life (Physical) Office Closure 

The Student Life Office will be working remote starting December 19th - January 25th. While our office doors are closed, we are still here for you Sloanies! Please don't hesitate to reach out to us via during this time. 

SLO Fund is Now Open! 

The SLO Fund supports masters degree students at Sloan (EMBA, LGO, MBA, MBan, MFin, MSMS, SFMBA) with limited financial resources. Our goal is to assist students with limited resources so they can afford the cost of social events that are integral to the Sloan experience and critical to building strong social networks. This fund also supports access to food resources for students with food insecurity. Data entered here is considered private and confidential information. 

MIT Ski Trip Sign Up 

Join the MIT Alpine Ski team for their ski trip, Friday to Sunday March 10-12! Open to all MIT students, alumni, faculty, and staff. 

Final Call Lost & Found 

Are you missing any chargers, water bottles or hats? Collect your lost belongings before the end of the semester! Stop by our office, E52-101, to search our lost and found bins. Anything not claimed by the end of the semester will be subsequently donated. Last day to claim anything will be Friday, December 9th.

Please email us at if you have any questions!

MSPC and LCE December Events 

Check out the MIT Spouses & Partners Connect and MIT Language Conversation Exchange December events here!
Spouses and Partners Connect: MIT Spouses & Partners Connect is a dedicated network for the significant others of MIT students, postdocs, staff and faculty who have relocated to the Boston area. They organize activities that help you meet people, discover work and career opportunities, improve your English, share experiences and passions, and get information about living and parenting in Boston. 

MIT Language Conversion Exchange: It's more than learning a language—MIT Language Conversion Exchange helps connect people across the Institute for conversation, cultural exchange and friendship. Sponsored by Community Wellness at MIT Medical for all members of the MIT community, including significant others and family members.
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