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Fall New Group Application Opens

If you are interested in starting a new group, the ASA is currently accepting applications to be reviewed at the start of the new semester. The deadline for submission is October 15, 2022 at 11:59 PM. The application can be found here, and more information about the process can be found on our New Group Application Page < https://asa.mit.edu/start-group/new-group-application >. After submitting the application, please await contact from either ASA or SOLE. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and you are encouraged to apply early.

Please note that applications may take several weeks before being reviewed depending on the volume of submissions. If you have any questions about the group you would like to start or the application process, make sure that you have read all of the information on the group application process (http://asa.mit.edu/start-group), guidelines on what privileges ASA groups receive (https://asa.mit.edu/group-privileges), and then email asa-groups@mit.edu with any further questions.

Fall LEF/ARCADE Late Applications

LEF/ARCADE applications for October-December events now accept late applications until September 8th. The application link is here. The Large Event Fund (LEF) and the Assisting Recurring Cultural and Diversity Events (ARCADE) Fund are ways that you can get additional funding for events you hold that serve the broader MIT community! Read more about them here.

Orientation Midway 2022

The Orientation Midway will be held on Friday, September 2, from 2:30 to 4:30 at the Johnson Ice Rink. It is an event where student groups can meet freshman during orientation to begin recruiting for their group and show the vibrant student life culture at MIT. The Midway for Orientation 2022 is planned to be fully in-person.

The application for booths and performances can be found here. Booth allocations and the performance schedule will be available closer to the date.

Please contact asa-midway@mit.edu if you have any questions.

Spring Re-recognition

The 2021-2022 Group Re-recognition cycle has begun. Both steps of the process must be completed by Friday, May 20th, 11:59pm ET. More information and links to both steps of the process can be found here.

Final Space Allocations

You can find the final space allocations here.

Move out period: until Sun, Feb 13th 2022 - this is the deadline for groups to take out any objects they don't want trashed from any ASA spaces they're not allocated.

Cleanout Day: in the week of Feb 14th 2022

Move in period: starting Feb 19th 2022, new groups will be able to gain access to their final assigned space.

Initial Space Allocations for the 2022-2023 cycle are out

You can see them here. The tentative timeline of the move in/move out process:

  • Final allocations: out by Sat, Jan 29th 2022
  • Move out period: until Sun, Feb 13th 2022 - this is the deadline for groups to take out any objects they don't want trashed from any ASA spaces they're not allocated.
  • Cleanout day: sometime in the week of Feb 14th 2022
  • Move in period: starting Feb 19th 2022, new groups will be able to gain access to their final assigned space.

Please contact cac-locks@mit.edu to request access to your new space.