From: Student Life
Date: November 16, 2022
Subject: MIT Sloan Student Life Newsletter November 16, 2022

MIT Sloan Student Life

Here with you, for you.

November 16, 2022

Know Your Resource:
Airport shuttle for Thanksgiving break

The Parking & Transportation office will once again provide shuttle service to Logan Airport for Thanksgiving break. Shuttles will be available on Monday, November 21st, Tuesday, November 22nd and Wednesday, November 23rd at the scheduled departure times. Advanced reservations are required.

Please visit the Parking & Transportation website reservations page to reserve a seat at a cost of $15.00. All reservations will be processed via the website, and the shuttle fee will be billed to the student bursar accounts or via employee payroll deductions.

Shuttles will depart from the Chapel shuttle stop on Amherst Street at the scheduled times. Please make sure you arrive on time as the shuttles need to maintain the posted scheduled departures. The normal trip to Logan Airport is about a half-hour, however you should allow up to an hour as traffic, construction, and airport security delays should be expected.

Student Life Events
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! 


Dark Blue background: white Sloan Supper Club with stars at top

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.
Are you interested in hosting a dinner or organizing a reservation for a group? Sign up to be a dinner leader via this link!

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

Wellness Days 
Monday, November 28th and Tuesday, November 29th 

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. Walk in appointments are also available days of! 
Open to: MIT Sloan Community
Tickets open up on Friday, November 18th at 12pm


Course XV Dinner; fancy table spread

Course XV Dinner 
Wednesday, November 30th
Join us for the final Course XV Dinner of the year! 


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. There will be 2 rounds of tickets, the first round of tickets goes on sale Monday, November 21st at 12pm, and the second round of tickets will go on sale Tuesday November 22nd at 12pm. 
Tickets: $20 
Open to significant others, but students need to purchase tickets


Community EVENTS
Table full of vegetables: carrots, cabbage, squash and corn

Grad Student Food Resource Fair 
Thursday, November 17th

Walker Memorial
Stop by and make overnight oats, enter the glass bento box raffle, collect recipes and learn shopping & budgeting tips. The Food Resource Fair is hosted by the Food Security Action Team.

LABC CDX in pink writing on tan background: Come celebrate latin american culture through food, dances, and much more! Dancers in bottom corners.

Thursday, November 17th

Walker Memorial
Please join Latin American Business Club (LABC) in celebrating Latin American culture at MIT Sloan. Come explore different countries, taste wonderful cuisines, and experience folkloric dances for a night of incredible fun.
Open to Significant Others 
Ticket: $5


Still Broke: Walmart's Remarkable Transformation and the Limits of Socially Conscious Capitalism
Thursday, November 17th

Join MIT IWER and the Sloan People & Organizations club for a conversation with award-winning author Rick Wartzman about his new book "Still Broke: Walmart's Remarkable Transformation and the Limits of Socially Conscious Capitalism." Lunch provided.
Open to Significant Others 


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!


Colorful ball of Yarn, The Yarn at MIT Sloan

The Yarn: Holiday Season Edition 
Wednesday, November 30th

Wong Auditorium
The Yarn is a storytelling platform where Sloanies share personal stories with one another about the things that matter most in their lives. Yarn events are about going deeper as a community and celebrating the diversity of values, perspectives, and experiences that we share here at MIT Sloan.



Cultural Exchange @ MIT

The Cultural Exchange @ MIT is an initiative to celebrate International Education Week (Nov 14-18). GSC DEI and ISO have been working with multiple international student organizations on campus to plan a week of events meant to educate, inspire, and build community! Join in celebrating international diversity in an embracing and fun environment!

The full schedule can be found here.

Jay Peak | Jan 27-30, 2023

The Ski Trip is open to all MIT graduate students and postdocs. The trip includes three days of skiing, boarding, and frolicking. Jay Peak ranks among the finest ski resorts in New England with plenty of trails for all levels of skiing and boarding. A system of 9 lifts will take skiers and boarders to 79 trails, slopes, and glades.

With forecasts of a snowy winter, we're super excited to bring MIT up to Jay Peak this year. So, save the date! The trip cost is either $339, or $399 per person depending on transportation needs. Get Your Ticket Here!

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