From: Student Life
Date: September 28, 2022
Subject: MIT Sloan Student Life Newsletter September 28, 2022

MIT Sloan Student Life

Here with you, for you.

September 28, 2022

Know Your Resource: Sync Your Calendar to SloanGroups

Tired of manually adding events to your calendar? Go to the SloanGroups homepage and click on the link to “synchronize my events” to connect your calendar. All events you RSVP to will automatically populate and stay updated on your chosen Google or O365 calendar!

Student life EVENTS

Boston Bruins 
Spend time with your peers and catch our hometown team on the ice! Get your tickets to either the Boston Bruins vs. Florida Panthers or Boston Bruins vs. Anaheim Ducks today!
Tickets: $25 
Ticket limit: 2 per person

10/17: Boston Bruins vs. Florida Panthers 
10/20: Boston Bruins vs. Anaheim Ducks 

Course XV Dinner
Wednesday, October 12th

Course XV Dinners are back! 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. 


Thursday, October 20th 
7:30pm - 10pm ET

Citizens Bank Opera House
Student Life goes to the theater! Join Student life and you fellow Sloanies for a Broadway production (in Boston) of Hairspray the musical!
Tickets: $25 
Ticket limit: 2 per person 

Get your tickets here!

Lunch Chats with Nia 
Wednesday, October 5th
Student Life Office, E52-101
Sign up for a lunch chat with Student Life Director, Nia DeYounge! 

October 5th Lunch Chat
October 12th Lunch Chat 
October 26th Lunch Chat

Community EVENTS

2022 Student and Alumni Welcome Reception
Thursday, October 6th
Gruber Court
Meet and mingle with fellow incoming and returning students, as well as local MIT Sloan alumni. Enjoy good food, great company, and celebrate the MIT Sloan community on campus! 
Students from all degree programs are welcome.

Register here

Hispanic / Latinx Open Mic
Thursday, October 13th
Building 14, 14S-130 (The Nexus)
Come to the Hispanic/Latinx Open Mic Night to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month! All members of the MIT community are welcomed to come, listen, and enjoy some light refreshments.  

Learn More Here

Bearing Witness, Seeking Justice: Videography in the Hands of the People
Wednesday, October 5th- Friday, October 7th

Comparative Media Studies/Writing in the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology will host a three-day, in-person international conference, “Bearing Witness, Seeking Justice: Videography in the Hands of the People.”

Learn More Here

Disinformation and free speech: perspectives on the future of information
Thursdau, October 13th

12pm - 1:30pm
Building 14, The Nexus, Hayden Library (Room 14S-130)
Political discourse depends on the sharing of accurate information and an open exchange of ideas. Can we have both?

Learn More Here


Wellness Days Are Back!

Would you like a free chair massage and/or a free acupuncture session to help reduce your overall stress and tension? Well you in luck, because Wellness Days are Back!! Registration will open up for slots next Wednesday at noon for our October 18th Wellness event.

Step Your Way

Need some motivation to get and stay active this fall? Join the MIT Community for this 6-week walking challenge that starts on Monday, October 3rd and runs through November 13th. The goal is to help participants increase their daily physical activity. Sign up, participate, and you just might win one of the 40 getfit Koozie Convertible Tote-Pack Koolers! 

Participants must register by end of day Sunday, October 2nd! 

Register here

2022 MIT Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

The MIT Police focus on providing a safe academic environment for everyone. You can help us by educating yourself and by being aware of your surroundings. To assist you in doing that, we provide students and the wider MIT community with a very useful publication: the MIT Annual Security and Fire Safety Report—an easy-to-read document with lots of handy information.

Winter Clothing Drive

The ARM Coalition and the MIT Women’s League are holding a campus-wide winter clothing drive this Fall, collecting winter coats, hats, gloves and scarves to be directly distributed to students who need them. Items can be placed in donation bins in these locations

  • Libraries: Dewey, Hayden, Lewis
  • Student Support Services (S3)
  • CARE Team 7-143
  • WGS 14N-213
  • OVC/SFS/OFY 7-103
  • Student Financial Services

Student are welcome to pick up an item direct from the donation bin, and items will collected periodically and stored at the Office of the First Year, where students can stop by and take what they need.

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