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Name Abbreviation Status Website ASA DB Description Meeting Time
100K Competition, MIT Active Website DB Entry The MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition is the nation's premier student entrepreneurship competition. Over the course of the school year, the $100K recruits, evaluates, mentors, and helps launch more than 500 ventures that draw on students, faculty, and researchers from across MIT and Greater Boston. The $100K is self-funded through sponsors and awards more than $350K in prize money annually. Tuesdays 5:30PM
Academic Teaching Initiative ATI Active Website DB Entry The Academic Teaching Initiative provides low-cost academic-based enrichment programs geared towards high school students in the Boston and Cambridge area. Sundays 12pm-5pm
Active Minds at MIT AM AT MIT Active Website DB Entry MIT's mental health advocacy group on campus. Tuesday 5:30-6:30 PM (4-144)
Adventist Christian Fellowship at MIT ACF@MIT Active Website DB Entry Adventist Christian Fellowship is a Seventh-day Adventist Christian group focused on helping members develop a closer relationship with Christ through weekly Bible studies and intellectually challenging conversations. ACF seeks to foster a safe space where students can fellowship and create authentic relationships with one another. Lastly, ACF desires to raise interest in community service among MIT students through various forms of outreach. Every Thursday 7:30-9:00pm in room 4-146.
Affiliated Active Website DB Entry Affiliated is a student group dedicated to uniting and supporting students at the intersection of the FSILG and LGBTQIA+ communities at MIT. In doing so, we strive to improve the experience of all gender and sexual minority students both on and off campus. See our events calendar at for board meeting times.
African Students Association Active Website DB Entry An organization that brings together African students and everyone interested in Africa.
AID-MIT Active Website DB Entry Association for India's Development (AID) is an NGO committed towards equitable development and social welfare of the poorest and marginalized communities of India. The MIT and Boston chapters of AID work together and comprise of students and working professionals who volunteer to forge partnerships with grassroots organizations and movements in India that focus on working with communities to empower them in their struggle for a just and equitable future. Wednesdays 6:30-7:30 pm MIT room 66-148. Please e-mail for details.
Aikido Kokikai Active Website DB Entry Aikido is the modern Japanese martial art in which cheating is technique. We think that the effectiveness of a hard block, as the size of your opponent approaches scary big, tends toward zero. Think outside the box and get out of the way. We train to use the minimum effort necessary to avoid the attack and get to a position of maximum advantage. IRL, what you do from there is up to you. In class, though, we help each other. Beginners (to aikido, to martial arts, to general fitness) are welcome at any class. Some of our students come once a week; some come every time. Some come for self-defense, some for exercise, and some for stress relief. WHEN: MWF 7:15-9pm WHERE: DuPont Wrestling Room INSTRUCTOR: David Comi
Alpha Chi Omega AXO Active Website DB Entry MIT Sorority Sundays at 7pm
Alpha Epsilon Phi Active Website DB Entry AEPhi is a small sorority founded by 7 Jewish woman of Barnard College in 1909, who were excluded because of their religion. Therefore, AEPhi welcomes and celebrates ladies of all backgrounds and creates an atmosphere of love and sense of belonging. Our small size allows us to be a very tight-knit group of women who will always support one another. Chapter: 7-8 PM on Sunday; Eboard: 2-3:30 PM on Saturday
Alpha Omega, MIT MITAO Active Website DB Entry Alpha Omega Club at MIT Thursdays at 7:00PM, student center
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc APA Active Website DB Entry Alpha Phi Alpha serves both the MIT community and the greater Boston/ Cambridge community through its programs Every other Sunday at 7pm
Alpha Phi Omega, Alpha Chi Chapter of APO Active Website DB Entry We are a national co-ed non-residential service fraternity. We participate in active service to the campus, the community, the nation, and the world, and have a great time doing it. alternate Mondays, 7:00pm
Alpine Ski Club Active Website DB Entry Club sport that competes in alpine ski races on the east coast. Stata Gym MWF: 5:15-6:45PM
American Indian Science and Engineering Society AISES Active Website DB Entry We are the MIT Native American chapter and we reach out to the Native American community in the greater Boston area for collaboration. We hold events to build community with in the MIT Native population. General gatherings are held every month. Check the calendar on our website for exact dates and locations.
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics AIAA Active Website DB Entry Student chapter of the national organization. Hold events to promote interaction between undergraduates and faculty. Mission also includes promoting interest in american aviation and actively bringing opportunities to undergraduates. Exec meetings Fridays at 12pm. GBMs once or twice a semester.
American Institute of Chemical Engineers Student Chapter, MIT AIChE Active Website DB Entry The purpose of the MIT Chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, henceforth to be referred to as MIT AIChE or "this organization," is a student chapter of the National American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Organization. Its purpose is to encourage MIT students’ personal, academic, and professional development while upholding the values of the MIT Chemical Engineering Department and National AIChE. It promotes development of its members: • Personally: by promoting relationships between different class years in addition to other student AIChE chapters • Academically: by facilitating out-of-the classroom interactions with faculty and alumni • Professionally: by holding industrial series, networking events, and maintaining company relationships Sundays 3pm; Exec Sundays 2pm
American Jiu Jitsu at MIT Active Website DB Entry At AJJ@MIT, we train in practical and effective self-defense – both traditional and modern. We welcome all body types, fitness, and experience levels. Jiu-Jitsu, or the "Gentle Art," is designed to prepare a person for any situation, including stand-up and ground fighting (with and without weapons) and multiple attacks. M 9-11PM W 9-11PM R 9-11PM Su 3-5PM
American Nuclear Society ANS Active Website DB Entry ANS is the MIT Student Section of the American Nuclear Society
American Red Cross Team And Network of MIT ARCTAN Active Website DB Entry MIT chapter of the American Red Cross MassBay
American Sign Language and Deaf Culture Club ASL@MIT Active Website DB Entry The purpose of the American Sign Language and Deaf Culture Club is to enable gathering of members of the MIT community with a shared interest in practicing American Sign Language (ASL) learning about Deaf culture attending community events in the Greater Boston Area improving their understanding of the social justice issues around ASL and Deafness
American Society of Mechanical Engineers MIT Chapter MIT ASME Active Website DB Entry MIT ASME was established to promote interest in course 2, build a course 2 community, develop professional skills, and further career interests in the field.
Amnesty International Active Website DB Entry Amnesty International strives to educate the MIT community about current human rights issues. We also engage in advocacy given when the occasion arises. Weekly, Fridays 5:30pm.
Amphibious Achievement Active Website DB Entry Amphibious Achievement is a dual athletic and academic program targeted at urban Boston-Cambrige youth. Our goal is to promote "success in and out of the water" through a combination of aquatic instruction and college preparatory tutoring. The program is provided free of cost to all of our high school students. Saturdays, 4:30pm-6:00pm Sundays, 8:30am-1:15pm
Animation Group, MIT MITAG Active Website DB Entry The MIT Animation Group is where MIT students can both express their creativity through an art form of their choice and collaborate with other artists who specialize in different art forms. In addition, the MIT Animation Group is intended to expose students to the art of animation and film production, and to let students learn about these arts from their peers. Every Saturday at 1:00 PM
Anime Club, MIT Active Website DB Entry Increasing awareness and appreciation of Japanese animation and culture at the MIT community. Weekly screenings Fridays at 7:00PM in room 3-133, biweekly business meetings in W20-445, and various special events.
Applied Physics Club APC Active Website DB Entry A group for anyone interested in applied physics! Planning meetings will be held summer 2014 to discuss events for the coming school year. Details will be emailed to the group list.
Arab Student Organization ASO Active Website DB Entry The MIT ASO aims to spread awareness about the Arab world in MIT campus. Our events include social, cultural and political events in MIT campus. Sunday at 1pm
Archery Club, MIT ARCHERY Active Website DB Entry We are a group of MIT affiliated people who enjoy the sport of Archery. Some people are interested in learning how to shoot, some just want to practice, others have higher aims of becoming competitive...and some just want to shoot stuff. No experience is required, just an interest in Archery. The club will provide the necessary equipment. Unfortunately, we are currently only able to accept MIT affiliates.
Armenian Society, MIT MITAS Active Website DB Entry The MIT Armenian Society serves to: 1. Enhance interaction among Armenian students at MIT. 2. Promote the Armenian culture, history and heritage at MIT and other colleges in the area. 3. Establish cooperation between MIT community and the Armenian academic community in the Republic of Armenia and worldwide. 4. Maintain contact and ties with other Armenian Student Organizations, the Armenian community, and the Republic of Armenia. 5. Provide educational services to the Armenian community. Once every two weeks, typically on Sunday evenings from 9pm-11pm but student availability is taken into consideration to find better times for every meeting.
Art Club, MIT MAC Active Website DB Entry The purpose of the MIT Art Club is to promote the appreciation and practice of visual arts at MIT. We hope to provide an outlet for any student or member of the MIT community to express their creativity and explore the arts with other people who share this interest. We will run activities such as but not limited to: • Hosting 2 hour meetings every two weeks where members can meet to draw, paint, and work on art together • Inviting artists, lecturers, architects, and designers, whether permanent members of the MIT faculty or visiting presenters, to give lectures and presentations to the club • Studying art history and the works of other artists together. We will visit the Boston Museum of Fine Arts together and other exhibitions throughout Boston. • Selling our artworks or crafts to raise money for charitable groups on campus • Partnering with MIT educational organizations to offer art lessons to kids who might not otherwise have such exposure to art Every Saturday 11:30 am to 1 pm
Arts Curation and Exhibition Club, MIT MIT ACEC Active Website DB Entry The MIT Arts Curation and Exhibition Club (MIT ACEC) brings together students with a penchant for design, exhibition, art history, and curation; a deep respect for the creative talents of their peers; a passion for the support of the visual arts at MIT through the recognition of artistic achievement; and a desire to aid in the cultural enrichment of our academics-oriented environment. ACEC promotes art appreciation through the management of displays, the hosting of events, and the sponsoring of speakers. Its pioneer project, the MIT Student Art Gallery at McCormick Hall (MITSAG), was established in the fall of 2012. Sundays at 2:00pm at McCormick Hall
ASA DB Appreciation Society Active Website DB Entry Contact if you'd be interested in helping with the ASA Database. We'd love to have help, and are happy to have just about any contributor who knows or is able to learn Python. (Knowing Django or being familiar with writing webapps is a plus.) [Not a real group. Present for test, amusement, and perhaps recruiting purposes only.]
Ashdown House Active Website DB Entry Ashdown House is a graduate residence and active community of MIT graduate students. Ever since it was founded in the 1930s, the dorm has actively promoted social interactions among its residents and has fostered a tight-knit community of students. The main people responsible for running the dorm are the Ashdown House Executive Committee (AHEC) and the team of officers who help with a myriad of community tasks and activities. The Ashdown House Executive Committee (AHEC) meets every Tuesday 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm.
ASHRAE MIT Student Chapter ASHRAE Active Website DB Entry ASHRAE MIT Student Chapter is the MIT student branch of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers. This national organization is the leading provider of HVAC-related standards and handbooks for system design and operation. In addition, it sponsors research reports and projects and plays host to national and international conferences.
Asian American Association AAA Active Website DB Entry We, the MIT Asian American Association, are dedicated to the promotion of the Asian American experience by providing social, cultural, political, and educational events for the MIT community. Sundays at 11pm
Asian Baptist Student Koinonia ABSK Active Website DB Entry We meet every week on Friday's for a bible study.
Asian Baptist Student Koinonia Graduate Division Active Website DB Entry Graduate student Bible study and fellowship Friday at 7:30pm
Asian Christian Fellowship Active Website DB Entry A community inviting all to be engaged and transformed by Jesus to impact the campus and beyond. Fridays at 7:30pm
Asian Club, MIT Active Website DB Entry MIT Asian Club seeks connect MIT students with professional and educational opportunities in Asia. We seek to educate our members on prevalent global issues involving Asian Pacific regions, as well as on pursuing a career in Asia. We accomplish these goals through corporate events, educational series, interactions with faculty, delegation exchanges, and mentorship. Our flagship event is the annual MIT Asian Career Fair, which is sponsored by MIT GECD Office. Fridays 5pm
Asian Dance Team, MIT MITADT Active Website DB Entry MIT's one-and-only Asian dance team (MITADT) provides the MIT community with a taste of East Asian culture via the medium of dance. We perform works from traditional Chinese, to contemporary lyrical, to Korean hiphop, to Japanese idol-dance, to aboriginal folk, and much more. =Technique Rehearsals: Saturdays, 4-5PM in McCormick Dance Studio. The full list of rehearsal schedules varies semester to semester.
Assassins' Guild, MIT Active Website DB Entry The MIT Assassins' guild is a Live-Action roleplaying society that runs several real-time, real-space roleplaying games every semester. We also run Patrol, a high-action game of dart gun combat every Saturday night at 8 pm in Building 36.
Assistive Technology Club AT-MIT Active Website DB Entry The MIT AT Club works with people with disabilities on accessibility and assistive technologies.
Association of Computational Science and Engineering Students ACSES Active Website DB Entry The Association of Computational Science and Engineering Students exists to: facilitate social bonding among students in CDO, CSE and other computation-related programs; offer a platform for students to gather and discuss ongoing research and popular computational science and engineering topics; and promote the CDO/CSE programs to more students and scholars who are interested in computational science and engineering.
Association of Puerto Rican Students Active Website DB Entry We represent the Puerto Rican community at MIT We have a General Body Meeting twice a semester.
Association of Student Activities ASA Active Website DB Entry The Association of Student Activities (ASA) is a joint committee of both the Undergraduate Association (UA) and the Graduate Student Council (GSC). The ASA Executive Board advocates on behalf of student groups to gain resources for student groups' benefit, allocates resources among student groups, and arbitrates among student groups and any other involved parties. In general, the ASA oversees student group activity and is the governing body of students groups on the MIT campus. varies
Association of Taiwanese Students, MIT ATS Active Website DB Entry The Association of Taiwanese Students consists primarily of undergraduate students with an interest in Taiwanese culture. For many of its members, ATS is a place to make friends with people of different backgrounds, who yet still share the common interest in learning about Taiwanese and Chinese traditions, food, and activities. Members need not be Taiwanese or Chinese to join, as we welcome members of all ethnicities. Popular events include Strait to Taiwan and Nightmarket; other events range from pastry sales to DDR Tournaments. We have fun in many ways from playing mahjong and making crafts to chugging boba and eating pastries. We host events nearly every week that are advertised to our mailing list. To be added to our mailing list, please email our executive board at
Asymptones Active Website DB Entry Asymptones is an a capella group that mainly arranges and sings various nerdy and classic songs. We are a low-time-commitment group that makes 3 main performances every year: GBIS, SGBIS, and spring concert. Sunday 9:30-11pm Wednessday 9-10:30pm
Badminton Club, MIT Active Website DB Entry To organize badminton activities for the MIT community.
Baha'i Association, MIT Active Website DB Entry The Baha'i Association at MIT is an organization whose membership is open to all students and faculty at MIT. The Baha'i Association's main activities involve fellowship and the organization of events that are in line with the teachings of the Baha'i Faith, which is a world religion founded by Baha'u'llah (1817-1892). In the past, we've collaborated with student groups on campus with similar goals. as announced
Ballroom Dance Club Active Website DB Entry The MIT Ballroom Dance Club teaches a variety of ballroom dance styles throughout the year. Our instructors include professional dancers and advanced members of the MIT Ballroom Dance Team. Our goal is to help people interested in ballroom dance to feel comfortable on the social dance floor. Workshops: Sundays 2:30 - 5:00 pm Mondays 7:30 - 8:30 pm (dates as listed at
Ballroom Dance Team, MIT Active Website DB Entry We are the Ballroom Dance Team, an organization of students who love competitive ballroom dancing. Ballroom is a great way to get to know people and learn some great dance moves at the same time. We teach 19 different dances and encourage anyone to join us, whether you have any dance experience or not as there are no try-outs. Most of our team members joined without any dance Monday 6:45pm-9pm Thursday 7:00pm-9pm Friday 7:30pm-9:30pm Sunday 7:30pm-10pm Locations vary weekly Commonly Lobby 13
Bangladeshi Students Active Website DB Entry The Bangladeshi Students Association at MIT (MIT-BSA) provides an opportunity for MIT students from Bangladesh to connect and enhance their sense of community at MIT. Through organizing various, regular cultural events, the MIT-BSA not only creates a setting for social interaction and networking, but also serves to enrich the cultural diversiry experienced by the broader MIT community. 6 PM - 7 PM. First Saturday of every month. Lounge of Westgate or Tang Hall Interested people can also join using Google+ Hangout.
Baptist Student Fellowship BSF Active Website DB Entry Christian students gathering to know Christ and make him known. Refuge: Dinner and Bible Study. Every Wednesday between Reg Day and Finals from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Battlecode 6.370 BATTLECODE Active Website DB Entry Battlecode is an annual software programming competition. Every IAP, competitors rally in groups of 1-4 and create an AI that faces off against other teams' AIs.
Beekeepers beekeepers Active Website DB Entry We intend to foster community awareness and understanding of the honeybee (apis mellifera), a remarkable living model of social organization. We adhere to mens et manus: the MIT Beekeeping Club strives for practical, hands-on interaction with honeybees through the upkeep of hives, coupled with intellectual enrichment by viewing honeybees as a lens for doing science.
Belgians@MIT Active Website DB Entry The Club has as its goal to bring together all Belgians and friends on the Harvard and MIT campuses and beyond, both through the organization of social and professional activities.
Bhangra Club, MIT Active Website DB Entry We are a group of individuals from MIT who love bhangra and are dedicated to exhibiting the energy and excitement that comes with it! As the first Bhangra Team to emerge in Boston in 1991, we have grown enormously while adhering to our mission of exposing the community to bhangra traditions and culture. Though the composition of our team changes every year as seniors graduate and new people come to MIT, we still have at our core the philosophy of spreading and sharing the bhangra lifestyle. Tuesday 8-10PM Thursday 9-11PM Saturday 11AM-1PM Sunday 11AM-1PM
Biological Engineering - Biomedical Engineering Society BE-BMES Active Website DB Entry Gateway to research, employment, and academic opportunities in biological and biomedical engineering
Biology Undergraduate Students Association BUSA Active Website DB Entry The Biology Undergraduate Students Association (BUSA) serves all MIT students with an interest in biology. BUSA helps to broaden the biology undergraduate experience through both social and academic activities. BUSA also provides resources and support for biology students. Mondays, 9pm
Biotechnology Group, MIT MBG Active Website DB Entry The MIT Biotechnology Group, abbreviated MBG, aims to increase the pace of biotechnology research and application by building strong, mutually beneficial relationships between MIT students and post-doctoral fellows and thought-leaders in academia, industry, and business. Specifically, MBG aims to serve the MIT community by facilitating the development of knowledge, skills, and networks key to achieving success in high-level, non-academic, biotechnology-related pursuits. Please see website at
Bitcoin Club, MIT MITBTC Active Website DB Entry We believe Bitcoin has the potential to be not just a digital currency, but the future of money. While it is still in the early stages, we see Bitcoin as a protocol or platform on which financial and non-financial transactions can be conducted and verified as part of a global public ledger. Bitcoin lies at the intersection of several important academic research areas, including cryptography, distributed computing, graph theory, finance, and economics. The MIT Bitcoin Club seeks to provide forums where Bitcoin-related ideas, projects, programs, events, and businesses can be studied, discussed, and developed. Through club activities, we seek to increase awareness and use of Bitcoin within and beyond the MIT community.
Black Graduate Student Association BGSA Active Website DB Entry The goals of the Black Graduate Student Association at MIT are: 1. To promote the cohesiveness and academic success of African, African American and Afro Caribbean graduate students at MIT. 2. To encourage community involvement and service. 3. To stimulate and encourage political and economic self determination among the membership. Please email for current meeting schedule.
Black Students' Union BSU Active Website DB Entry The mission of this organization is to provide support for Black students and to promote social interactions between students, faculty, staff, and alumni. The organization shall also aid in efforts to improve the welfare of the Black community at MIT.
Black Women's Alliance Active Website DB Entry Why We're Here -To provide a forum to address the needs and concerns of Black women undergraduate students at MIT -To promote the awareness of Black women's issues in the MIT community through activities designed to increase the visibility of Black women on campus -To encourage interaction with other campus groups -To encourage the scholarship of Black women at MIT -To promote activism, unity, friendship, and community Sundays, 11 am, 5th floor of the Student Center
Brain and Cognitive Sciences Society BCSS Active Website DB Entry The purpose of BCSS is to disseminate information and act as a resource for course 9 undergraduates. We aim to provide information about graduate school, career opportunities, and classes and requirements, in addition to promoting speakers and conferences that may be of interest to Course 9 undergraduates. We also aim to unite the Brain and Cognitive Sciences community at MIT by encouraging more interaction between undergraduates and faculty, as well as among undergraduates in the department themselves. In general, we work to improve the undergraduate experience in Course 9.
Brain Trust Active Website DB Entry MIT BrainTrust is a student-run service organization through which MIT students learn more about cognitive and neurological issues by interacting with community members with brain injuries or neurological diseases. We also seek to raise awareness about current issues in neuroscience within the MIT community by hosting semi-annual lectures. Depends on the event, but most events occur somewhere on campus and are a couple times a month.
Brazilian Students Association BSA Active Website DB Entry The purposes of the Brazilian Students Association are: 1.Foster the Brazilian culture on campus and share our experiences with other members of the MIT community interested in Brazil. 2.Connect the Brazilian students on campus, including exchange students. 3.Help new and visiting Brazilian students adapt to the MIT culture. Meetings will be held twice or three times a semester. Contact for more information.
Buddhist Students Club Active Website DB Entry The MIT Buddhist Students Clubs hosts a variety of events and dinners across the semesters. Events include special speakers, meditation retreats, and dinners. Join the mailing list if you would like to find out more about these events. Stop by our meditations from 6-7pm on Thursdays at the MIT chapel. We also hold regular dinner events, as well as speaker series every semester.
Bulgarian Club at MIT Active Website DB Entry The purpose of the Bulgarian Club at MIT is to promote the culture, history, and traditions of Bulgaria. If you are wondering what banitsa is, where the yogurt really comes from or you want to dance traditional Bulgarian folk dances and celebrate our national holidays with us, then this club is for you. Facebook:
Cambodians at MIT CAM Active Website DB Entry CAM welcomes anyone who is interested in learning about Cambodian cultures, tasting Cambodian cuisine, or wants to learn something new. CAM's main purposes are to present a new culture to the campus and connect with one another as Cambodians and/or curious and interested human beings. Everyone is welcome! Thursday 6PM @ Steam Cafe
Camp Kesem MIT CKMIT Active Website DB Entry Camp Kesem at MIT is a student group dedicated to organizing two one-week, all-expenses-paid, fun camp experience for kids whose parents have been affected by cancer. We also provide year round support to the campers and their families to extend the magic beyond the week of camp.
Campus Crusade for Christ Active Website DB Entry We are a caring community passionate about connecting students with Jesus. Weekly Large Group: Tuesdays 8pm in W20 Mezzanine Lounge. Weekly Small Life Groups: Various times in different dorms around campus.
Campus Crusade for Cthulhu, MIT CCC Active Website DB Entry To fill the cavernous maw of the Great Cthulhu, via finding Him new followers and spreading the word of His coming. As determined by treasurer and social organizer
Canadians Club Active Website DB Entry A group of Canadians that gather on campus for a variety of activities, often surrounding canadian past-times or foods. Favourite events include hockey game screenings, poutine night, and canadian dessert night.
Career Fair Committee Active Website DB Entry Organize the MIT Career Fair for the Senior Class, GSC, and SWE set by each year's committee
Caribbean-Club Active Website DB Entry The mission of the MIT Caribbean Club is to promote Caribbean culture and awareness of Caribbean affairs to the MIT and greater global community. The Caribbean Club shall be active in organizing activities and events aimed at fostering interaction amongst people of Caribbean descent and others interested in Caribbean culture. The Caribbean Club shall also engage in identifying, promoting, and creating programs that will contribute to the progress and development of the Caribbean and its Diaspora. Sundays 4-5pm
Casino Rueda Group, MIT Active Website DB Entry The Casino Rueda Group promotes, instructs, and performs in the different Salsa dance styles, particularly the Casino Rueda style. Practice: Not held actively in summer; TBD for Fall 2016 Workshops: Not held actively in summer; TBD for Fall 2016
Caving Club, MIT Active Website DB Entry MIT club that explores caves, canyons, and waterfalls.
Centrifugues, MIT Fugues Active Website DB Entry We perform mashups of pop, rock, and R&B songs, and our primary instrument is the human voice.
Chabad Student Group, MIT CSG Active Website DB Entry The purpose of the Chabad Student Group at MIT is to promote greater awareness and understanding of Judaism as rooted in the Halachic tradition and imbued with the warmth and beauty of the Chabad school of thought. To create an environment where Jews of all backgrounds and degrees of observance can enjoy exploring their Jewish heritage in a warm, welcoming and non-judgmental manner. Programs will include weekly Shabbat dinners, creative holiday programs on the MIT campus to raise Jewish consciousness and pride, and lectures and seminars on Jewish law, philosophy, and ethics.
Challah for Hunger CFH Active Website DB Entry Challah for Hunger is a national non-profit club with chapters all over the US that bakes and sells challah, a type of bread, to raise funds for genocide relief in Darfur through the American Jewish World Service’s Sudan Relief and Advocacy Fund. Dough Making: 5-6pm on Thursdays Location: Next Country Kitchen Baking: 7pm-Finished on Thursdays Location: Next Country Kitchen Selling: Online, delivery Thursday Night pick up Friday 1:30 - 2:00 Location: Student Center
Chamak Active Website DB Entry Chamak is MIT's South Asian fusion dance team, dedicated to exploring inventiveness and creativity in combining the styles of Western and Eastern dance elements. Sunday 10am-12:50pm Tuesday 7-9pm
Chapter of Sigma Xi, MIT Sigma Xi Active Website DB Entry The purpose of the MIT Chapter of Sigma Xi is to promote interdisciplinary undergraduate research within the MIT community.
Cheerleading, MIT Active Website DB Entry Cheerleading squad for MIT. Competes and cheers for basketball, football, and other non-profit events and ceremonies. MW 7-9:30pm Sun 11am-1:30pm
Chemistry Graduate Student Committee CGSC Active Website DB Entry The Chemistry Graduate Student Committee (CGSC) is an organization of MIT students who advocate for chemistry graduate student rights and interests. CGSC organizes periodic forums for graduate students and postdocs in the department to discuss a wide range of topics including academic program concerns, laboratory issues, and aspects of graduate student life. These meetings are designed to gauge student opinion and brainstorm new ideas on these and related topics. Committee members meet regularly with the Department Head and Associate Head to provide feedback to the faculty and Chemistry Department administration on the concerns of graduate students and postdocs. In addition, CGSC sponsors extracurricular events like monthly TGIFs, a summer barbecue, a Boston Harbor boat cruise, and intramural sports teams. CGSC members also represent the chemistry department at the institute level through involvement with the MIT Graduate Student Council (GSC). Scheduled monthly Typically on 2nd Monday of every month at noon.
Chess Club Active Website DB Entry We meet weekly to play chess and analyze our games. A couple times per semester, we run a tournament or play a match against another school. We also occasionally attend tournaments run by other chess clubs in the Boston area.
Chile, MIT Active Website DB Entry As a strong and united Chilean community we want to bring Chile to MIT and MIT to Chile Bi-weekly meetings based on functional requirements.
China Care at MIT Active Website DB Entry MIT China Care is a student run club at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) as well as a recognized China Care Club under the national China Care Foundation, Inc. ( Founded in 2007, our club's goal is to help Chinese orphans and adopted children in need. We hope to create opportunities for MIT students to make a difference locally, through our playgroup program, and globally, through fundraisers for surgeries that save and improve the lives of Chinese orphans. Throughout the year we organize fundraisers to finance surgeries for Chinese orphans in China. These children in need are listed on the China Care Foundation's How You Can Help page. During our "Chinese Culture Playgroup Days", adopted Chinese orphans and their families from around the Boston and Cambridge area to experience different aspects of Chinese culture. We build and strengthen the bonds between adopted Chinese children and their birth country by teaching them about Chinese culture, while fostering a sense of community among their adoptive families and offering support. Saturday 11am every other week
China Development Initiative CDI Active Website DB Entry China Development Initiative (CDI) is a student-run organization that is focused on providing sustainable programs related to China's development for MIT students. The goal of CDI is to provide MIT students with more opportunities to learn about China's development. Some of the events that CDI organizes include the China in Development Conference, the China Service Leadership Program, and the China in Development lecture series. CDI was founded in October 2007 by MIT students who are very passionate about learning more about China's development. Since its founding, CDI has created various programs and established solid relationships with various China-related organizations from top institutions in both the United States and China. Sunday nights, 10PM, Baker
Chinese Association of Science and Technology CAST Active Website DB Entry Academic related activities Monday at 5:30PM in E34-300
Chinese Choral Society MITCCS Active Website DB Entry MIT Chinese Choral Society (CCCS) was founded in 1992 by a group of students and scholars at MIT who share a common interest in choral music as well as the Chinese culture and tradition. Through our weekly practices and frequent social functions, our members have developed close friendships and bonds which have matured each of our lives. Friday, 8-10 pm
Chinese Ensemble, MIT MITCE Active Website DB Entry MIT Chinese Ensemble was founded to allow interested students to learn about traditional Chinese music as well as play traditional instruments. We have two annual concerts as well as perform at a variety of cultural events. Currently, members play the erhu (2 stringed violin), the pipa (pear shaped lute), the dizi (Chinese flute), and the yangqin. Sundays 2-4pm Next House TFL
Chinese Students and Scholars Association CSSA Active Website DB Entry MIT Chinese Students and Scholars Association (MIT CSSA) is an official MIT-recognized non-profit organization. The main mission of our organization is to serve the needs of our members, spread Chinese culture, and facilitate communication within the large Chinese community both on and off MIT campus. 8:30-10pm every other Wednesday in Ashdown Crafts Room.
Chinese Students Club CSC Active Website DB Entry Founded in 1916, the MIT Chinese Students Club is the oldest student run cultural organization at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. By regularly hosting events that are open to students of many schools and all ethnicities, we spread the cultures and traditions of China throughout MIT, Boston, and beyond. We host and co-host many grand events on and off campus like Far East Movement, Wongfu Productions, and New Years Banquets. Monday - 9pm
Chorallaries of MIT, The Active Website DB Entry The Chorallaries of MIT are MIT's oldest co-ed a cappella group.
Christians on Campus Active Website DB Entry A club where Christians may come together, read the Bible, learn about Christ, and mutually encourage one another to continue in the Christian life, and a place where those who aren't Christians but are interested may find Christ.
Civil and Environmental Engineering Students Association, The CEESA Active Website DB Entry CEESA of MIT strives to uphold the values of excellence in academic and professional environments. Through service projects, educational programs and social functions, we aim to foster a vibrant and supportive community that enables every student to reach his or her highest potential. Every Thursday at 8pm in 1-050
Clean Energy Prize, MIT MITCEP Active Website DB Entry The MIT Clean Energy Prize is the world’s premier student competition for early-stage energy ventures with the potential to catalyze a new generation of clean energy solutions. The MIT CEP endeavors to inspire and train entrepreneurs to build companies that will significantly accelerate the pace of energy innovation. The competition offers a low-risk, high-reward environment for student entrepreneurs to develop business ideas with the aid of expert mentorship and insightful judging feedback, while gaining exposure to some of the biggest thinkers in the clean energy space. Mondays 6-8pm
Clowns@MIT Clowns Active Website DB Entry The goal of Clowns@MIT is to make MIT a happier place. We hold fun, interactive events that bring the community together and allow students to take a break in their busy schedules to have a bit of fun. Mondays at 5:30pm
Club Argentino en MIT CA Active Website DB Entry Club Argentino is a student association dedicated to promote relations between the MIT community and Argentina, seeking to strengthen ties of friendship and cooperation. TDB
Club Francophone at MIT French@MIT Active Website DB Entry The purpose of the Club Francophone at MIT is to gather French speakers of MIT and students learning French at MIT. Several events are organized yearly such as: French movie screening, French dinner in restaurants or at a host house, after-work social, French cultural events inside or outside MIT.
Club of Undergraduate Chinese Nationals CUCN Active Website DB Entry CUCN is dedicated to improve the well-being of Chinese undergraduates in MIT and to bring Chinese cultural and academic events to campus. It also works to build a closer bond between the general student body and China through knowledge and connection of its members. Every other Sunday afternoon
Club Sports Council CSC Active Website DB Entry The Club Sports Council oversees MIT's student-run club sports.
Club Tennis, MIT Active Website DB Entry MIT Club Tennis will be a level of competitiveness that is intermediate between MIT’s pre-existing NCAA Varsity Athletics and the Intramural Tennis League so that those who are still interested in playing lower commitment but high level tennis have a venue of doing so. We are part of the co-ed Tennis On Campus League and mainly compete against the 32 other schools in the New England area.
Clubchem Active Website DB Entry Undergraduate Club for Chemistry majors. Sponsors study breaks with faculty and community outreach Magic Shows.
Code for Good Active Website DB Entry Code for Good is an MIT student group that brings students together with local nonprofit organizations to make a direct, positive impact with computer science. Regular weekly meetings are for organizers - email for information about the application process. We also have regular weekly meetings for participants in our consulting program. Email for more information.
College Republican Club, MIT Active Website DB Entry The purpose of the MIT College Republican Club is to cultivate the intellect and support the interests of MIT students through debate and discussion as to how the Republican Party can be the party of innovation, advanced technology, and entrepreneurial investment. It provides an on-going opportunity for MIT students who share similar values and views to gather for deeper investigation of the most pressing issues on the local, state, national, and global stage. Its willingness to gain insight into opposing points of view is exemplified in its invitations to a diverse roster of speakers. Through special events and forums, which any member of the MIT community may attend, the Club fosters political involvement and activism. Friday 5 PM
Colleges Against Cancer, MIT CAC Active Website DB Entry We are a student organization affiliated with the American Cancer Society. We organize MIT's annual Relay For Life, a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society that honors cancer survivors. In addition, we also participate in a variety of cancer outreach and advocacy events, as well as events to honor and support those currently fighting cancer and survivors. tbd
Colombian Association of MIT Active Website DB Entry We are a student association where Colombian students and other students interested in the Colombian and Latin-American culture get together on a regular basis. We have academic events with Colombian thought leaders such as ministers, ambassadors, colombian corporate leaders, among others, to discuss different topics relevant to both Colombia and students who want to have an impact in Colombia. We also plan many social events such as dance parties, dinners, and outings around New England where students get together and have lots of fun while they learn more about the Colombian and Latin-American cultures. We have general body meetings at least two times per semester where we usually announce events while we have dinner.
Communicating Science @ MIT ComMIT Active Website DB Entry ComMIT is a student society at MIT dedicated to furthering communication and outreach in science, engineering, and mathematics. Our events are designed to help students convey their work and enthusiasm to the public – whether through writing, visual media, art, or teaching. We have partnered with the MIT Museum, Cambridge Science Festival, and MIT Science Writing Program to facilitate communication opportunities for members. We also run a science blog, eMIT, which is open to submissions by the MIT community. TBD
Concert Band Active Website DB Entry The MIT Concert Band was founded by students in the fall of 1948 and was directed for fifty-one years by Conductor Laureate John D. Corley. Mr. Corley made the band widely known for its performance and commissioning of original compositions for winds. In December of 1953, the MIT Concert Band became one of the first ensembles to devote itself entirely to original works for winds in the belief that the wind band is an important and unique means of musical expression and that its repertoire is deserving of performance. In addition to performing works of well-known twentieth-century composers such as Hindemith, Copland, and Schoenberg, the Band has commissioned over 60 pieces for this unique musical genre. Tuesdays 7-9pm, Sundays 6-8pm
Concert Choir Students Active Website DB Entry The MIT Concert Choir is a choral group open by audition to undergraduate students. As MIT's largest student chorus, the Concert Choir performs major works from the standard repertoire each semester, as well as a variety of shorter and lesser-known pieces. Often featuring the finest guest soloists along with student soloists, the student singers of the group regularly expose the MIT community to a wide range of choral music literature. MW 7-9:30
Connect Cuba Active Website DB Entry We are starting this group because it is important to spread awareness to the MIT and international community and to work towards ending the lack of internet access in Cuba. This inability to access the web is not only hurting the Cubans' awareness of international affairs, but it is also degrading their education and their ability to be heard due to their lack of access to the wonderful resources found on the web. There is a need to make others aware of these realities, because even those who visit the island do not find out about the conditions beyond the isolated hotels and tourist destinations. We wish to use the immense support for internet freedom found in the MIT community to support our cause.Currently, there are no other groups at MIT dedicated to spreading awareness and fundraising for internet access in Cuba. We would like to collaborate with groups on campus that share similar aspects of goals. Every other Wednesday at 530pm.
Constructs Dance Crew Constructs Active Website DB Entry Our group goal is to make the stand-up urban dance styles, such as popping, locking, whaacking, housing, and krumping available to the MIT community.
Consulting Club at MIT CCM Active Website DB Entry Our mission is to ease the transition from graduate student life to a successful consulting career. Mondays 5.30pm
Consulting Group, MIT Active Website DB Entry MIT Consulting Group is a professional student-run organization that provides its members with the unique opportunity to work with actual companies while fostering a community at MIT that introduces students to the possibility of business as a career. Weekly. Changes each semester to best fit the schedules of the consultants.
Cosplay Club, MIT MITCC Active Website DB Entry The MIT Cosplay Club is a community for students who are interested in cosplay, costuming and/or related arts such as sewing/crafting.
Cricket Club, MIT MCC Active Website DB Entry The purpose of the MIT Cricket Club is to establish a systematic structure and platform to enable the large number of cricket enthusiasts in MIT's student and staff population to play the game throughout the year. In addition, it is to facilitate enthusiasts in their goals to hone their cricketing skills via training. Finally, it is to spread awareness about cricket and involve those members of the community who are interested but new to the game.
Cross Products Active Website DB Entry Christian co-ed a cappella vocal group Mon 7-10pm, Sat 10:15am-1:15pm
CSAIL Student Social Committee CSSC Active Website DB Entry csail graduate student's group Approximately once every month during the semester. Dates and times may change and will be announced beforehand on social@csail mailing list.
Curling Club, MIT Active Website DB Entry MIT Curling club is a student group that actively participates in the sport of curling. During the curling season (October-March), the club makes weekly trips to Broomstones Curling Club along with other Boston area schools such as BU and Harvard. Instructors are always on hand to teach those who may never have tried the game before. In addition to weekly trips, the club participates in several tournaments (bonspiels in curling lingo) each season. At least one event is right in Boston each year, however many of the bonspiels provided travel opportunities as a team to regional locations like Maine or Utica, and even further to Chicago (where MIT won the 2011 National College Curling championship). October-March, Fridays, 4-6pm
Cycling Club, MIT Active Website DB Entry Recreational and competitive bicycling (including NCCA road, cross, track, and mountain bike racing), bike advocacy and community outreach. We typically have an introductory meeting in September. After that, the best way to get involved is to join the cycling-club email list [1] and come out on a ride. Members post rides about once to four times per week. [1]
DanceTroupe Active Website DB Entry Dance Troupe is the largest dance organization at MIT, with membership exceeding 100 students annually. We are a completely student-run group dedicated to a diverse group of dance styles, including hip-hop, jazz, modern, salsa, ballet, tap, and many more. The concerts we produce each semester rank among the most highly anticipated and well-attended events on campus. Membership is open to everyone, regardless of experience level. Mondays at 5:15
Debate Team, MIT Active Website DB Entry Members of the MIT Debate Team travel to universities across the country to debate in the American parliamentary style on topics ranging from policy to philosophy, Barack to Batman, rationalism to nationalism, and everything in between. Sundays at 5 p.m.
Democrats, MIT Active Website DB Entry The purpose of MIT Democrats is to organize political action on campus, local, and national levels. The group will also work to foster discussion between campus political groups, the political science department, and the greater MIT community.
Design for America DFA@MIT Active Website DB Entry Design for America is a group dedicated to promoting engineering for social impact. We hope to channel the engineering and design skills of MIT students into solving national social problems. We plan to tackle issues ranging from student stress and making healthy choices to homelessness and equal access education using novel processes and products.
Design/Build/Fly DBF Active Website DB Entry Design/Build/Fly is an AIAA competition in which teams of university students design and build a fixed-wing aircraft for three specific missions, and then fly it at the competition in April. Meeting times for 2017-2018 academic year will be decided by the team at first meeting in September, 2017.
Dormitory Council Dormcon Active Website DB Entry The Dormitory Council (DormCon) is MIT's student government body that represents all undergraduate dormitory residents. Representatives from each dormitory (usually the dorms' presidents) comprise DormCon and meet every two weeks to discuss and propose policies and programs that effect and benefit the entire dormitory system. Meetings are open to the general public; relevant student and administrative guests are invited regularly to discuss pertinent issues. DormCon exists to preserve and develop dormitory culture both individually and as a system. DormCon is the unified voice of opinions and concerns of dormitory residences; moreover, it works and strives to create a community where all undergraduate dormitory residents are comfortable and feel welcome. Thursdays at 7:30pm; see DormCon website for dates and locations of meetings.
Dramashop Active Website DB Entry We are MIT's only co-curricular theater group! We are totally student-run but work with awesome faculty members to provide hands on education and experience for anyone interested in any aspect of theater, from acting to lighting, costuming, directing, etc. We put on theater from a variety of genres and are always looking for new people to work with! vary from show to show
DreaMIT Active Website DB Entry Support and advocacy group for undocumented immigrant youth.
DUSP Student Council DSC Active Website DB Entry The DUSP Student Council, or the DSC, is an organization representing the students of the Department of Urban Studies and Planning. The DSC serves as the primary liaison between students, staff, and faculty, and works to improve student life within the department. Spring 2015 - Wednesdays 9am - 10am
dynaMIT Active Website DB Entry A summer STEM education program for local low-income middle school students, featuring hands-on activities, programming and field trips with MIT undergraduate mentors. 9PM Thursday, 4-144
E33 Productions Active Website DB Entry Provider of Technical Theater Services to the MIT Community
Eastgate Community Association Active Website DB Entry Eastgate graduate family dorm. The purpose of the ECA is to create events for the residents, and to advocate on their behalf. See website.
Edgerton House Association Active Website DB Entry housing for single grad students Once per month, usually the first Wednesday of the month at 8:30 pm.
Educational Studies Program ESP Active Website DB Entry We run educational programs for middle- and high-school students. Weekly, Tuesdays at 8:00PM in W20-467
Educational Technologies Group Active Website DB Entry The Academy of Courageous Minority Engineers (ACME) is a group designed to support minority graduate students. The purpose of ACME is to enhance the experience of minority graduate students by facilitating and supporting programming which ultimately leads to the completion of our respective graduate degrees. ACME traditionally holds the following two events: 1. Accountability Meetings: a weekly one hour meeting where we discuss research goals, preparation for qualifying exams, and more. 2. Lunch Series: Series of technical discussions where we discuss papers, research problems and results. Of course we will have food for every event! ACME welcomes all majors to join. Weekly Accountability Meetings are each Thursday from 6pm - 7pm in room 56-167. Please email the executive board ( for further information.
Effective Altruism, MIT MIT EA Active Website DB Entry MIT Effective Altruism for anyone at MIT interested in making the greatest possible difference in the world through high impact philanthropy or other evidence-based methods. Examples include: choosing a career to directly change the world, balancing charity donations with a comfortable lifestyle, and identifying important causes. We host public talks, group discussions, social events, and more! Wednesdays 8pm
Egyptian Association, MIT Active Website DB Entry To represent Egyptian culture and civilization on the MIT campus and the greater Boston area To create a social community for Egyptians at MIT and Boston To support the development of the Egyptian economy, technological industry, civil society and entrepreneurial spirit Friday, May 17, 2013
Electric Vehicle Team, MIT EVT Active Website DB Entry The MIT Electric Vehicle Team (EVT) is a group of active undergraduate and graduate students at MIT who are dedicated to the research, design, and operation of electric vehicles (EVs). Every Saturday 10am in N52.
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Graduate Students Association EECS GSA Active Website DB Entry Student group representing the interests of the graduate student population in Course 6. The mission of the GSA is to: 1. Promote social, professional and academic development; 2. Foster communication and interaction within the department; 3. Encourage a sense of common identity; 4. Facilitate outreach to the community at large. General body meeting twice a semester; check group website for details.
Electricity Student Research Group, MIT MIT ESRG Active Website DB Entry MIT ESRG is a forum for graduate students who study electric power systems across different courses, divisions, and research centers at MIT and neighboring institutions to pursue interdisciplinary discussions and research-based collaborations. 12PM-1PM, Tuesdays MIT E19-319
Electronic Research Society MITERS Active Website DB Entry We are a student run shop located near the MIT Museum. We have machine tools, electronics prototyping equipment, and knowledgeable keyholders who will gladly help you help you to learn a tool or process.................... How to become a member? Just show up and hang out. Afternoons and evenings (particularly those on friday, saturday, IAP) are a great time to come if you've never been before....................... Questions/help! the door to the building is locked and I have forgotten my ID: call us at (617) 253-2060. Build Parties: Fri Night 7pm............................ Meeting Meetings: as needed, subscribe to for more info.................................... MEETERS (MITERS End of Every Term Research Symposium): end of every term. Details sent to and postered around campus.
EMS, MIT EMS Active Website DB Entry MIT-EMS operates the student-run ambulance on campus. We provide free BLS level care and transport patients to MIT Medical or other hospitals in the Boston/Cambridge area. We also offer an EMT-B certification class every IAP. 1 General Body Meeting per month.
Energy Club, MIT NRG Active Website DB Entry The MIT Energy Club is focused on the creation of a tight-knit energy community at MIT. The club holds weekly events, including document-based energy discussion groups and the MIT Energy Lecture Series, alongside signature events such as the annual MIT EnergyNight and the MIT Energy Conference. The club's emphasis is on building a community at MIT with a deeper understanding of global energy trends and challenges through open, fact-based discussion.
Energy for Human Development e4Dev Active Website DB Entry A student group and discussion forum exploring challenges at the intersection of energy and human development. Spring 2017: Tuesday, 5:30 - 6:30 pm
Engineers Without Borders, MIT EWB-MIT Active Website DB Entry MIT Engineers Without Borders engineers solutions for problems in the third world while providing opportunities for students (undergrads and grad students) to gain real engineering experience, leadership and project management skills, and learn about other cultures through research and travel. Exec Meetings: Wednesday 5PM Charcoal: Saturday 4PM Rammed Earth: Sunday 3PM, 2-103
Epsilon Theta ET Active Website DB Entry Epsilon Theta is a co-ed MIT fraternity made up of about twenty men and women.
ESD Student Society ESS Active Website DB Entry Intellectual and social community of peers in the Engineering Systems Division.
Eta Kappa Nu HKN Active Website DB Entry EECS Honor Society Alternating Tuesdays
Ethiopian-Eritrean Students Association EESA Active Website DB Entry The purpose of the MIT-EESA is to bring about awareness and understanding of Ethiopian culture to the MIT community, as well as to residents of Cambridge and Boston area. In addition, the group will strive to create a venue where Ethiopian/Eritrean students and those interested in Ethiopian/Eritrean culture can interact and learn from one another's experiences.
etSpiritus Active Website DB Entry We are a group of students interested in fostering discussion about faith, religion, doubt, purpose, goodness, and everything else that provides the setting and foundation for our work as MIT students. Our main avenue for these discussions is a journal that we publish once every semester.
European Club, MIT Active Website DB Entry MIT European Club is a social student club welcoming all MIT affiliates.
Experimental Theater Company Etc. Active Website DB Entry The purpose of the Etc. is to function as a group of students and community members committed to forming an open and experimental community that performs contemporary pieces with a focus on individual experimentation and creative contribution. Exec meetings: Wednesday 5-6pm in 4-144
Fashion Innovation Club, MIT MITFashion Active Website DB Entry Our mission is to create a community focused on the combination of fashion, technology and sustainability at MIT. We aim to strengthen the ties between current students, researchers, alumni and innovative professionals and to promote MIT as an agent of change and innovation in fashion. We look forward to having you in our group. Please contact for information about our next meeting.
Figure Skating Club, MIT Active Website DB Entry Our club provides an enjoyable, sociable, supportive, and safe environment for figure skaters of all levels. Beginners are always welcome! Membership is open to all members of the MIT community. Mon: 3-4 PM Tue through Fri: 8-9 AM Sat: 7:30-10 AM (Freestyle), 10:15-12:00 (Ice Dance) Sun: 9:15 AM-11:00 AM (Ice Dance), 11:15-12:45 PM (Freestyle & TOI)
Filipino Students Association Active Website DB Entry We promote awareness and engagement in Filipino and Filipino-American culture, pride, and unity. Once a month
Film Active Website DB Entry Appreciate film as art through focused viewing and discussion.
Fixation, MIT Active Website DB Entry Fixation is MIT's competitive contemporary dance group. Founded in 2010, our aim is to create exciting & inspiring choreography and share our unique style with the Boston dance community. We perform and compete throughout the year at MIT and around Boston at events such as World of Dance, Footwork, and Ring The Alarm.
Floorball, MIT Active Website DB Entry MIT Floorball plays pickup games at least once a week at the MAC court. We usually play pickup games at the MAC court on weekday evenings with occasional games on weekends. The night varies depending on availability of members. Contact us for up to date times.
Flying Club, MIT MITFC Active Website DB Entry The mission of the MIT Flying Club is to motivate experience in flying by the MIT community. Once or twice a month, usually Wednesday afternoons at 6PM.
Folk Dance Club, MIT Active Website DB Entry International folk dancing on Sundays, Israeli dancing on Wednesdays, and Contra dancing on 2nd/4th Tuesdays.
Food and Agriculture Club, MIT MITFAC Active Website DB Entry MIT Food and Agriculture Collaborative, brings together students – and other MIT community members – to educate, coordinate and support work in the areas of food and agriculture.
Food Awareness Project Active Website DB Entry The purpose of the Food Awareness Project is to cultivate an understanding of food from the ground up. Education focuses on four integrated areas of food and society: sustainability, nutrition, food preparation, and food-based community. Ultimately, the group's goal is to promote enduring knowledge, enabling consumers to make informed food choices.
Football Club, MIT MIT FC Active Website DB Entry The Football Club is the club sport football (soccer) team for players that want a more skilled and competitive atmosphere than that of intramurals, but are not interested in or eligible to play at the varsity level. Tuesday and Thursday evenings, typically 7:30 to 9:30.
Forum, The Active Website DB Entry Group for student-led discussions about politics, current events, and campus issues.
Fossil Free MIT FFMIT! Active Website DB Entry A coalition of MIT community members who are concerned about future climate change. We know our institutions and our way of life to be leading us toward plummets in the quality of life, and we share the moral burden to maintain the Earth’s habitability. With this in mind, the group has a future purpose of: to spark discussion on the issue of climate change, both on campus and beyond, with a focus on the impact of fossil fuels, which includes: how the climate of the planet is being effected by modern human activity, otherwise the science of climate change,the economical and political background behind the issues of climate change, how the Institute is directly involved with the energy industry, specifically those primarily dealing with fossil fuels, how the Institute will go forward with its wide range of relationships with the fossil fuel companies, to raise awareness of the consequences of climate change on our campus and promote actions to mitigate these effects, and to educate the MIT community on the benefits of environmentally good practices and political activism. Mondays 19:00 in 13-3038 on the second and fourth weeks of every month
Free Fossils MIT Active Website DB Entry Free Fossils MIT aims to raise awareness of fossils to the general MIT community, along with providing a place for its members to gather and discuss their appreciation for the beautiful fossils in their daily lives.
Friends of Israel, MIT Active Website DB Entry MIT Friends of Israel is a club that holds a diverse set of cultural events related to Israel, including study breaks, speaker seminars, and events celebrating Israeli holidays. Friends of Israel also runs educational crash courses on the history of Israel as well as Hebrew language classes for beginners. We target the undergraduate and graduate student body.
Fuyun Chinese Comedy Club FCCC Active Website DB Entry The Fuyun Chinese Comedy Club is a group of young Chinese Xiangsheng comedians, mostly from MIT, who perform actively in the Great Boston Area.
GaMIT Active Website DB Entry GaMIT is a student group for undergraduate and graduate students devoted to providing a safe space for the LBGTQ community at MIT. GaMIT is also devoted to creating a safer MIT for all students, regardless of actual or perceived sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. Biweekly meetings during the evening.
Gates Millenium Scholars Campus Based Program, MIT MIT GMS Active Website DB Entry The purpose of M.I.T. Gates Scholars is to build a campus-based community among Gates Millennium Scholars in order to maintain the retention rate for graduation. M.I.T. Gates Scholars functions upon seven main pillars: 1. To create a welcoming environment for freshmen scholars, where they can inquire upperclassmen scholars about the Gates Millennium Scholarship (GMS) or about general college-related queries 2. To organize programs and workshops to assist GMS students with their academic studies and to prepare them for the professional world 3. To hold social networking events on-and-off-campus each quarter, where scholars can gather to form a sense of camaraderie 4. To give back to the community through service and outreach projects 5. To stay informed about the happenings within the GMS community at large (national level) and build connections with other scholars and alumni 6. To build relationships within the M.I.T. community by collaborating with faculty, staff, and other organizations 7. To further demonstrate leadership by upholding the GMS legacy of Rigor, Relevance, Relationships, and Responsibility.
Gilbert and Sullivan Players GSP Active Website DB Entry A student-run theater group dedicated to performing the works of Gilbert and Sullivan. Vary substantially, but frequently 7pm Monday to Thursday and 2pm Saturday
Glass Blowing Club, MIT Active Website DB Entry A group of glass blowing enthusiasts at MIT who further the involvement of undergraduates the MIT Glass Lab.
Global Poverty Initiative GPI Active Website DB Entry Global Poverty Initiative is an organization dedicated to eliminating poverty around the world. Our goals are: -To instill awareness about global poverty issues -To teach about the factors that play into the poverty cycle, including the role of the international community in economic collapse -To engage students in creative and in-depth thinking about the problems and potential solutions for poverty -To connect our peers into networks that work towards the goals of poverty relief We work to accomplish these goals with our three teams: Education, Outreach, and Action Teams. Thursday, 9:15 PM, Maseeh Hall PDR
Global Startup Workshop, MIT GSW Active Website DB Entry Organizing committee for a three day, international conference on entrepreneurship. The mission of the MIT GSW is to foster entrepreneurial ecosystems around the world. Sponsored by MIT Trust Center for Entrepreneurship.
GlobeMed at MIT GlobeMed Active Website DB Entry GlobeMed at MIT promotes global health equity by connecting students with a unique partner organization devoted to improving the health of people living in poverty. We are partnered with Hope through Health, a non-profit which provides comprehensive HIV/AIDS services in northern Togo, West Africa. We have implemented a variety of projects over the past few years at the HIV/AIDS clinics, primarily aimed at building technological capacity and encouraging data-driven decision making. GlobeMed at MIT further aims to advocate for global health and social justice by educating its members and the MIT community about the issues confronted by our partner organization, as well as current problems in the realm of global health and international aid. Staff Meetings: Sundays, 9:00-10:30pm Exec Meetings: Wednesdays, 10:00-11:00pm Team Meetings: Varies by team
Gluten Free @ MIT GF@MIT Active Website DB Entry Gluten Free @ MIT is a student group open to undergraduate and graduate students who follow a gluten free diet, have Celiac Disease or Gluten Intolerance, or are interested in learning about the gluten free lifestyle. We want to promote gluten free awareness on campus and facilitate connections among the gluten free community. We love food, and are dedicated to creating a positive eating experience for all students at MIT!
Go Club, MIT Active Website DB Entry We enjoy and study the deep game of go. We play and analyze games, and also study various aspects of play, while at same time enjoying a very leisurely and friendly atmosphere. Saturdays 1-4 PM
Golf Club Active Website DB Entry Recreational Co-Ed golf club team.
Gospel Choir, MIT Active Website DB Entry Singing group which spreads the Gospel and its love for Jesus through song. Saturday 2:30-4:30 PM in the 4-160
Graduate Arts Exhibition Committee GAEC Active Website DB Entry This group seeks to provide production-related support to students wishing to showcase their work within the MIT community and beyond. This includes space rentals, installation staffing and equipment, insurance, publicity and promotion, and outreach. We would like to be a bridge between student artists producing work at a graduate level and facilities managers and other resources at MIT. While partnerships with groups like the Arts, Curation, and Exhibition club would be welcome, GAEC distinguishes itself in its commitment to sharing graduate work in a public context, in a variety of spaces across the MIT campus and elsewhere. We would even hope to connect MIT graduate artists with local institutions and curators. M 5pm E15-001
Graduate Association of Aeronautics & Astronautics GA^3 Active Website DB Entry The Graduate Association of Aeronautics and Astronautics (GA3) represents current graduate students within the Aeronautics and Astronautics Department at MIT. Our goal is to organize social and professional activities which strengthen and enrich the community within the department, and to help publicize various research activities within the department. We organize social hours, host talks by guest speakers and students, and help communicate with the department and the Graduate Student Council. Every other Tuesday 12:30-1:30pm (current as of Spring 2016, subject to change)
Graduate Association of Mechanical Engineers GAME Active Website DB Entry The Graduate Association of Mechanical Engineers (GAME) represents current graduate students within the Mechanical Engineering Department at MIT. Our goal is to organize social and professional activities which strengthen and enrich the MechE community, and to help publicize various research activities within the department. We organize social hours, host talks by guest speakers and students, and help communicate with the department and the Graduate Student Council.
Graduate Christian Fellowship Active Website DB Entry a group of Christians who desire to know, love and obey God better, and to reflect the love and presence of Jesus Christ. Various times and locations throughout the week. See website for most updated information.
Graduate Economics Association GEA Active Website DB Entry Representative and social group for graduate economics students.
Graduate Hillel Active Website DB Entry Provides Jewish activities for graduate students Shabbat Dinners - 2X/Semester; dates vary (see MIT calendar)
Graduate Materials Council GMC Active Website DB Entry Student council to organize academic, social, and outreach events for current and incoming students and post doctoral associates in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering and facilitate interaction with other departments, faculty, and alumni.
Graduate Student Council GSC Active Website DB Entry The GSC General Council is the representative body of graduate students at MIT and meets on the first Wednesday of every month at 5:30PM. The GSC is led by the Executive Committee and has various committees and boards to address graduate student issues. General Council Meeting (1st Wednesday of the month) Executive Committee Meeting (1 week prior to the GCM) Committee Meetings (throughout the month)
Graduate Women at MIT GWAMIT Active Website DB Entry GWAMIT is a student-led, Institute-wide graduate women’s group with the mission to promote the personal and professional development of MIT's graduate women. Posted on Events page.
Graduate Women of Course 6 GW6 Active Website DB Entry GW6 is a student group for female graduate students of course 6 EECS at MIT. We organize activities to develop mentorships, friendships and to have fun! Once every month
Guild of Bellringers Active Website DB Entry Change ringing on hand and tower bells, and tune ringing Mondays, Wednesdays at 7 Alternating Saturday and Sunday at 11am or 10am
GYA@MIT GYA Active Website DB Entry With the fast development of modern societies, we realize that there is an imbalance between the development of science, health and civilization. Therefore, we want to organize the GYA@MIT (Global Youth Alliances for Science, Health and Civilization) to incorporate the best resources and connect the best minds for a community of future leaders with a sense of a balanced development of science health and civilization. We will create social impact by innovatively educating the youth and cultivate their ability to think critically, act collaboratively, and lead with purpose and responsibility.
Hacking Medicine Active Website DB Entry MIT's Hacking Medicine's mission is to create an ecosystem at MIT, hosting the Boston medical community and beyond to teach entrepreneurs and clinicians the skills necessary to launch disruptive healthcare businesses. Every other Wednesday, 6-7pm at the Martin Trust Center.
Happy Club Active Website DB Entry We just want to bring happiness to MIT. We want people to feel supported, to work towards a common goal instead of aimlessly against each other. Sunday 6pm
Harvard-MIT Mathematics Tournament HMMT Active Website DB Entry The purpose of the Harvard-MIT Mathematics Tournament is to run two annual high school math contests. The group organizes the logistics and writes the math problems for these tournaments: HMMT November and HMMT February.
Hellenic Students' Association HSA Active Website DB Entry Welcome to the Hellenic Students' Association of MIT The Hellenic Students' Association (HSA) of MIT is comprised of approximately 100 members, all of which are MIT students of Greek or Cypriot origin. The main goal of the association is to promote fellowship among members of the Greek/Cypriot student community by organizing cultural, social and educational activities. Furthermore, the HSA welcomes and helps out the newly admitted students and serves as the representative of the Greek/Cypriot student body of MIT as a whole.
Hillel, MIT Active Website DB Entry A resource for Jewish Student life on campus through social, religious and educational programming. Shabbat Services and Dinner every Friday Night (6pm Services, 7pm Dinner) General Body Meeting held at the end of the Fall Term.
Hindu Students Council HSC Active Website DB Entry MIT Hindu Students Council supports the Hindu religious community at MIT with religious and cultural events.
Honeypot ADBH Active Website DB Entry The ASA DB honeypot "group" exists to help detect people emailing all or many groups in the DB in violation of the ASA DB Use of Data policy ( If you need to contact a large number of groups, please reach out to the ASA ( before doing so yourself. If you have DB problems, you can reach the DB team at asa-db [AT]
Hong Kong Student Society Active Website DB Entry Hong Kong Student Society aims at providing a social network for MIT students associated with and interested in Hong Kong and more generally Chinese culture.
House of Volunteers HOV Active Website DB Entry HoV provides students in the MIT community the opportunity to engage in activities in the "real world". These activities make a real difference, and are conducted in partnership with young professionals, and graduates of other institutions of higher learning. HoV focuses of devising low-cost, high-impact solutions to empower the education sector in underdeveloped communities around the world. HoV encourages volunteerism and creativity amongst students and youth in these communities through active partnership during all stages of implementation of a project.
Hoverboard Team, MIT Active DB Entry A group of students dedicated to create an all terrain personal transportation vehicle.
HST Student Community Active Website DB Entry The HST student community is a group of students interested in the intersection of science, engineering, and medicine. The group is primarily graduate and medical students in the Harvard-MIT Program in Health Sciences and Technology and we welcome all those interested in the research and clinical practice at the interface of medicine and engineering. The main purpose of the group is to encourage a sense of community within HST, to provide a formal means of communication among graduate students, medical students and the HST Administration, to ensure student representation within the HST, Harvard, and MIT communities, and to build a social community of medical engineers and medical scientists within MIT and Harvard. Second Tuesday of the month at 6:00PM, alternating between MIT E25-516 and the HST student lounge at Harvard Medical School in the TMEC building
Humans of MIT HOMIT Active Website DB Entry We strive to promote well-being for each and every member of the MIT family. We believe that Humans of MIT is a great way to showcase the diversity, talents, and commonalities of the people at MIT. By knowing more of each other, we hope to build a stronger community and make MIT a more inclusive environment. We aim to humanize MIT with provocative and eye-opening questions that highlight our diversities while simultaneously reinforcing the shared elements of our experiences. By revealing sides of our peers that we might not normally see, we aim to bridge the differences and nurture a deeper sense of social solidarity.
IAP Web Programming Competition 6.148 Active Website DB Entry 6.148 teaches the basics of Web Development with a hands-on approach. Lectures cover all the key topics and technologies. Teams of 1-3 compete to build database-backed web sites; the sites will be judged by a panel of experts, and winners announced at an awards ceremony and demo at the end of IAP, with $15K in prizes! The 6.148 staff meets weekly in the Fall Semester (Next House). Please contact if you're interested in being on the staff.
Imobilare Active Website DB Entry MIT's premier breakdance group. MW 5:30-7:30, TR 7-9. Lobby 13 or Building 34 elevator lobbies
Improv-a-Do! Active Website DB Entry Improv-a-Do! sets out to create a new type of engineering competition in which the teams will have no idea what their challenge is until the day they arrive. This style of impromptu engineering challenges aims to push students to think quickly and resolve issues within minutes. Through three different types of challenges, they will learn the fundamentals of engineering. MIT students will design these challenges for the annual competition.
Incube MIT Web Active Website DB Entry We’re a rapidly growing community of creators who share one simple desire: to collaborate on our passions with amazing people. At the beginning of each semester we pitch ideas and ongoing projects, make teams, and build the bleeding edge together. With a strong focus on technology, our projects vary as widely as our personalities, from software to hardware, zany to industrial, local to global, and beyond. We all meet up once a week to create our projects, share ideas, and enjoy good food. People freely come and go from our collaborative group space. Our community members' involvement ranges from just building a couple hours per week at meetups, to dropping out of MIT to pursue the full-time creation of our ventures, with most of us somewhere in between. At the end of each semester we celebrate and our guest judges award a variety of cash prizes to our teams. We also enjoy direct interface with an incredible network of angel investors, venture capitalists, technology executives, and non-profit financiers, for those interested in taking things further. Saturday, 4-7pm in 56-114
Informed Investment Club IIC Active Website DB Entry The purpose of "The Informed Investors Club" is to provide undergraduates with greater financial knowledge so they feel more empowered to make informed financial decisions. With interest rates still so low, many students may be better suited one day investing their money with investment vehicles and the sooner they are aware of their options the greater their returns will be. The club will introduce students to basic financial concepts and gradually build up with more-in depth quantitative analysis. This will be complemented by guest lectures from distinguished members in the financial industry and potential visits to local financial firms to learn best practice of personal finance as well as acting as a financial fiduciary. TBA
Informs, MIT Active Website DB Entry The Informs club at MIT is a social club that brings together graduate students from the Operations Research and Operations Management communities. Various events throughout the year
Inspire, MIT Inspire Active Website DB Entry Pioneer, plan, organize and host an annual two-day, national research competition in the humanities, arts and social sciences, for high school students. Saturdays from 2-3pm, 3-442.
Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers IEEE Active Website DB Entry The IEEE/ACM is a joint professional organization of the Association for Computing Machinery and Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers. Sunday at 5pm
International Students Association ISA Active Website DB Entry International students account for about 9% of the undergraduate and 40% of the graduate student bodies at MIT. The International Students Association, or just the ISA, works with MIT's international students (both graduate and undergraduate!), striving to promote cultural diversity on campus. We aim to provide a platform for expressing one's own culture on campus through international showcases like iFair or delicious study breaks with international snacks to remind students of home. We aim to connect internationals with each other through fun-filled trips around Boston and the New England area, evening parties in Boston harbor and so much more! Although most of our members are international students, the ISA welcomes and encourages domestic students to join. Thursdays 7:15pm-8:15pm
Intervarsity, MIT MITIV Active Website DB Entry MIT-IV is a diverse community seeking to see lives transformed through experiencing Jesus. We welcome all to join us as we gather to have fun and seek truth in life while growing in deep relationships with one another and God to impact the campus and beyond. We have several small groups that meet on various weeknights, leadership meetings, and large group meetings every Friday evening. We also have other events outside of these regular meeting times.
Iranian Studies Group ISG Active Website DB Entry The Iranian Studies Group at MIT (ISG) aims at promoting Iranian civil society through conducting research on issues related to Iranian native and expatriate societies. Our research projects focus on the cultural, social, economic, and political development of the Iranian society. By actively publicizing our findings in a format that is accessible for the community at large, we aim to bridge the gap between research, public knowledge, and policy-making. Fridays at 3:00 pm
Israeli Association, The Active Website DB Entry We are all the Israelis in MIT. We are undergrads, grads, sloanies, PhDs, faculty, affiliates and family members. Recognized by the ASA, we are a part of the MIT community. Our main goal is to make us all feel at home. This means helping new students settle in, celebrate holidays the Israeli way, watching Israeli football and going to Israeli performances together. As we evolve, we are planning on connecting between graduating students and job openings back home, expand the connection between universities in Israel and MIT, and serve as the contact organization for any Israel related issues.
Isshinryu Karate-do Active Website DB Entry We learn and practice Isshinryu karate-do on a weekly basis. Isshinryu is a style of karate that originated in Okinawa. Literally translated, the word Isshinryu means "The One-Heart Way." Karate-do signifies the practice of traditional Okinawan karate and the study of empty hand fighting focused on the development of one's character. Saturdays 2:00 - 4:00pm Wrestling Room (Dupont) Mondays 7:00 - 9:00pm m57-168 (Alumni Pool) Wednesdays 7:00 - 9:00pm m57-168 (Alumni Pool)
Japanese Association JAM Active Website DB Entry People who are interested in Japanese culture and are involved in organizing twice a year cultural event that we organize at Ashdown.
Japanese Society of Undergraduates Active Website DB Entry The Japanese Society of Undergraduates is a society to increase awareness of Japanese life and culture among both Japanese and non-Japanese students at MIT, through food, music, and arts. Fortnightly
Judo Club, MIT Active Website DB Entry We practice the martial art of judo, both recreationally and competitively.Playing at MIT since 1961. Tuesday- Thursday 7-9 pm DuPont Wrestling Room
Kappa Alpha Theta Active Website DB Entry Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority
Karaoke Club, MIT Kclub Active Website DB Entry We gather students with common interest in karaoke singing and provide them with equipment and places. Please check our facebook page for GBM and special events.
Kazakh Student Association, MIT KazSA Active Website DB Entry Association of Kazakhstan Students at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Kenyans@MIT Active Website DB Entry Kenyans@MIT has the following aims and objectives: - Promote Kenyan culture, art and heritage on MIT campus - Build a strong community and support system for Kenyans in MIT - Provide a forum to discuss current affairs and emergent issues in Kenya -Stimulate alumni involvement in Kenyans@MIT activities and events. Facilitate alumni engagement with students for vocational, academic and personal guidance.
Kickboxing Active Website DB Entry A martial arts club that focuses on Kickboxing Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 7-9pm, DuPont Wrestling Room
Korean Graduate Students Association KGSA Active Website DB Entry KGSA is an association for korean graduate students, post-docs, professional students and researchers in MIT.
Korean International Students Association KISA Active Website DB Entry Non-political club to foster friendship and support among Korean international students and furthermore, between Korean students and the greater MIT community Sunday 8PM
Korean Karate Club, MIT Active Website DB Entry Chung Do Kwan style Taekwondo club. Tuesdays and Thursdays 7-8:30PM, DuPont Multipurpose room Sundays 5:30-7PM, T-Club Lounge
Korean Students Association KSA Active Website DB Entry MIT KSA is a student organization interested in promoting Korean culture to MIT community. Monday 9:30PM Baker Conference Room
Kosher Food Club KFC Active Website DB Entry The purpose of the Kosher Food Club (henceforth abbreviated as KFC) is to provide kosher food to MIT students, faculty, and other community members. Kosher food is food that adheres to a set of dietary standards dictated by Judaism, which include both restrictions on particular types of food as well as a system of trust for verifying that these laws were followed faithfully by food providers. Many of those who opt for kosher food do so for religious reasons, as dietary rules are an integral part of a number of faiths (e.g. Judaism, Islam, some branches of Christianity, Hinduism, and others). In addition, other consumers choose kosher foods for health, mindfulness, cultural, and/or social justice considerations, due to the attention that kosher laws place on knowing the contents of one’s food, ethical treatment of livestock, and the strict segregation of meat and dairy products from each other and from other foods. The KFC acknowledges this diversity of reasons that community members may be interested in kosher food, and we are committed to providing kosher food to all interested parties and thereby enriching their experience at MIT regardless of reason desired.
Kung-Fu Taichi Club Active Website DB Entry Kung Fu and Tai Chi are great ways for people to release stress, become more relaxed and focused. We want to strengthen our minds while also strengthening our bodies. Kung Fu and Taichi teaches you that the mind and body are connected, and it is important for us to be healthy.
La Union Chicana por Aztlan LUCHA Active Website DB Entry Our organization, La Unión Chicana por Aztlán (LUChA), is dedicated to providing both cultural and academic support to students who identify in any way with Mexican American culture. We accomplish this mainly by building strong friendships, in the process of which we are able to benefit from academic review sessions put on by our cabezones, enchilada dinners prepared by our cocineros, parties partied by our safados, discussions organized by our politicos, performances put on by our artistas,conferences organized by our representantes and the list goes on.The diversity within LUChA reflects the fact that Chicano culture has evolved to include influences from just about every region of the U.S. and several regions beyond. You will also find similar variety in the views held among our members. Some may call for organized protest where others may prefer a more conservative approach. Some may believe that tamales will sell well when others want to go with mole. Some may prefer to focus on a conference while others may want to focus on our collective academic performance. Our different backgrounds naturally prompt differing responses in any given situation, but our common goals allow us to remain united and move forward. Every other Friday at 5:45PM at the LCC
Laboratory for Chocolate Science Active Website DB Entry The Laboratory for Chocolate Science is a student club dedicated to the appreciation of our favorite substance in all its myriad forms. We host tastings, truffle-making seminars, lectures on fair trade, scientific demonstrations, and numerous other events involving the enjoyment of and indulgence in Theobroma cacao. In short, we're the only group on campus that orders more than 500lbs of chocolate a year. Variable
language@mit language Active Website DB Entry language@MIT is a student group promoting communication and collaboration of students and faculty involved in language research across MIT's departments, labs and research groups.
Latino Cultural Center Active Website DB Entry The Latino Cultural Center (LCC) functions as the hub for Latino students and student organizations, as well as individual community members interested in learning more about Latino culture. The LCC is composed of two main parts, the board that works with the executives of affiliated groups to assist them in their endeavors, and the physical lounge in the basement of the Student Center for academic and social activities. The purpose of the LCC board is to support students physically, financially, and socially to succeed at MIT. The lounge is meant to provide a space for students to meet, to work, to socialize, and to hold cultural and social events. We hold executive meetings once a week on Sundays. Members usually attend the events we host and/or the events that the groups in our network host.
Latinos in Science & Engineering MAES Active Website DB Entry Professional student chapter that promotes Latinos in the STEM fields and professional development of its members. Every other Friday at 5:45PM in the Latino Cultural Center.
Latter-day Saint Student Association LDSSA Active Website DB Entry The MIT Latter-day Saint Student Association (LDSSA) is a priesthood-directed organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) that seeks to meet the needs of individual college students. Some of the purposes of the LDSSA are to help Latter-day Saint college students stay closely affiliated with the Church, succeed in their studies, and achieve a balanced life while on campus; coordinate Church-related activities on campus; motivate students to become a powerful influence for good on their college campuses; and provide students with meaningful activities which are consistent with Church standards. Mondays Next House 6 Lounge 8:00 - 9:00PM Thursdays E18-272 12:00 - 1:30PM Fridays 5-232 12:00 - 1:30PM
Leadership Training Institute LTI Active Website DB Entry The Leadership Training Institute is a student organization at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology that aims to change the world by teaching leadership to underprivileged high school students in the Greater Boston area. We hold two annual sessions: a twelve-week Spring Session that runs from February to May, and a shorter Summer Session that runs from June to August.
League of Legends Club LoL Club Active Website DB Entry A place where MIT League of Legends players can gather whether they are new or experienced, competitive or casual. We form teams, organize scrims, and make it easier for members to connect with each other based on their needs. Saturdays at 7pm
Lean On Me @ MIT LOM Active Website DB Entry The purpose of the Lean On Me @ MIT Student Group is to facilitate communication among peer populations within MIT by way of technology-enabled, volunteer-based support networks, in order to enhance general well-being of the MIT community, particularly students. We envision a world in which everybody has someone to lean on, so we build a pervasive environment of open conversation and peer support. We strive to operate effectively and efficiently to accomplish this mission and to teach ourselves and others effective and sustainable group practices. We hold each other and the MIT community accountable to these ends, and we empower all students to participate in creating our vision and achieving our mission.
Lebanese Club at MIT, The Active Website DB Entry The Lebanese Club at MIT is an non-profit organizations that plays a role in uniting the Lebanese community across Boston and Cambridge. We hold cultural, social, and academic events that promotes Lebanese heritage, and culture. We also act to raise awareness on campus, and fundraise for charity organizations in Lebanon. Sunday at 6pm
Lecture Series Committee LSC Active Website DB Entry Student run lectures and movies using 35mm, theater quality equipment Sunday 6PM
LGBT Grad Active Website DB Entry We are a social organization whose mission is to provide a safe, friendly and fun environment for MIT's LBGT community. All events are free and open to MIT students, alumni, faculty, staff and their friends. Visitors from other colleges and universities are also welcome. We are sponsored by the MIT GSC (Graduate Student Council) and BGALA. We communicate with our members about upcoming events and general announcements via our mailing list. We offer an online subscription form to the LBGT Grad email-list at:
Lindy Hop Society, MIT Active Website DB Entry For the promotion of Lindy Hop and related dances Wednesdays 9:00 PM
Lion Dance Group, MIT Active Website DB Entry We perform traditional Chinese Lion Dancing at various celebratory events on and off campus, spreading Chinese culture throughout the community, especially during the time of Chinese New Year. Saturday (practice time flexible)
Literary Society, MIT Active Website DB Entry The literary society holds bimonthly discussions on chosen by members, silent reading meetings, and occasional film screenings. Mon. 2/25/13 6-7pm, 14E-304
Live Music Connection, MIT LMC Active Website DB Entry The Live Music Connection at MIT is focused on promoting musicianship on campus and supporting live music endeavors. Tuesdays, 9 PM
Live-Action Mafia Mafia Active Website DB Entry We run several games of live-action mafia each term, a game that involves people going around campus and sneaking up on each other to make 'kills'. This group is for people who play and run these games. Meetings are irregular; add yourself to the mailing list "" in order to be informed about games and meetings.
Living Group Council LGC Active Website DB Entry Body representing the 5 Independent Living Groups
Logarhythms, MIT LOGS Active Website DB Entry MIT's all male a cappella group. Founded in 1949, the "Logs" sing a diverse repertoire from classic rock to current pop, and even a little R&B and rap. Our rehearsals are scheduled at the first meeting of the semester in order to accomodate all members.
Lutheran Episcopal Ministry LEM Active Website DB Entry The Lutheran-Episcopal Ministry explores the meaning of Christian faith in a modern context with the traditions of the Lutheran and Episcopal churches. Services, Wednesday, 5:15pm. Dinner and discussion follow in W11 at about 6:30. See for a schedule of topics and events.
Mahjong Club, MIT MJC Active Website DB Entry The MIT Mahjong Club is dedicated to providing opportunities for the mahjong community to come together at MIT and experience the culture of Mahjong. Members are encouraged to learn new styles from different cultures and discuss tactics. Players of all strengths are welcome to take a seat at our table. For those who are interested, a tournament will take place at the end of the semester. Weekly/determined by email
Malaysian Students Association MASA Active Website DB Entry MITMASA aims to promote Malaysian life and culture to the already varied MIT community. Once a month - every 3rd Saturday. Email the officer's list to find out when and where.
Marching Band Active Website DB Entry The MIT Marching Band is composed of students from a wide variety of backgrounds who enjoy having fun and performing music. We perform regularly at MIT home football games, basketball games, and other varsity sports from time to time. In addition to athletic events, we have performed at civic events such as the annual Cambridge Science Festival. Mondays at 8:30pm in W20-423
Marine Robotics Team MRT Active Website DB Entry The Marine Robotics Team is a academic team of students building robots for use in marine environments. We place an emphasis on imparting students with the necessarily skills to succeed in their marine robotic-related endeavors.
Medlinks Active Website DB Entry The MedLinks program works to support MIT students in connecting to campus support resources, the policies and services of MIT Medical and determining when and how to seek medical attention. MedLinks is a residentially based peer health advocacy program that supports the health of students in their residences along with the wider MIT community through one-on-one interactions and via health promotion events. This program is sponsored and supported by Community Wellness at MIT Medical. MedLinks is comprised of student representatives (each one called "a MedLink"). Every dorm and many FSILGs have at least one resident who is a MedLink. In addition, MedLinks can make available single doses of common over-the-counter medications, provide disposable thermometers and have a variety of first aid supplies. Presently, there are 120 MedLink representatives located in a variety of campus and off-campus residences.
Men's Gymnastics Club Active Website DB Entry Men's gymnastics Monday - Friday, 5-7pm
Men's Ice Hockey Club Active Website DB Entry We are the Men's Ice Hockey Club and we compete in the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA). We welcome competitive undergraduate and graduate players; 5PM-7PM every weekday from Oct-March. Email for more info. Practices 5-7pm on weekdays, October-March Game schedule is available on our website
Men's Rugby Football Club, MIT Active Website DB Entry Rugby 5-7p, Tuesday/Thursday on Briggs Field
Men's Ultimate Frisbee Active Website DB Entry College Ultimate Frisbee Team See calendar on website ( for up to date schedule
Men's Volleyball Club Active Website DB Entry The MIT Men's Volleyball Club (MVC) is open to all members of the MIT community at any skill level. We compete at several levels in the local USAV Yankee Club league as well as at the Division 1 level in the New England Collegiate Volleyball League. We play approximately one tournament per month and have attended the USAV national tournament in past years. Monday: open practice 7:30-9:30PM on the Rockwell south court (adjacent to the Z-center). This is a fully coached practice open to anyone and will focus on developing/furthering technical skills for players of all levels. Tuesday: invitational practice 7:30-9:30PM on DuPont Court 2. This practice is only for invited participants only due to space constraints. In general, this will focus on advanced drills and team building. Thursday: open practice 7:30-9:30 PM on the Rockwell south court (adjacent to the Z-center). This practice is open to everyone and will primarily focus on scrimmage and play in order to build up team work and prepare for tournaments.
MentorConnection MC Active Website DB Entry MentorConnection is a group on campus dedicated to connecting MIT students to mentors, many of them MIT alumni. The group brings in speakers every other month to talk about an important current issue which their work addresses. Sundays 8pm
Mexican Student Association CLUB MEX Active Website DB Entry MIT Mexican Students interested in promoting Mexican culture through academic, cultural and sporting events throughout the academic year.
Middle East Education Through Technology MEET Active Website DB Entry MEET (Middle East Education through Technology) is a program held in Jerusalem that works to bring together Israeli and Palestinian high school students by providing a rigorous program in computer science and business. The MEET student group organizes instructor recruitment for the summer program, provides training and preparation resources for the instructors, helps with tutoring and curriculum development during the school year, and organizes cultural awareness and dialogue events on campus.
Mining, Oil and Gas Club MOG Club Active Website DB Entry The objective of the Mining, Oil and Gas Club, hereinafter the “MOG Club”, is to provide a forum for education on mining, oil and gas related issues by serving as facilitator for communication between the MIT community and the industry, public sector, NGOs and academics. To achieve this purpose the MOG Club will inform both students about current developments in the mining, oil and gas sectors by inviting industry experts, policy makers, academics and professionals from these areas to share their insight during club sponsored events. The MOG Club will also serve as a platform for discussions on all major drivers of the mining, oil and gas industries such as new technologies, public policy and regulation issues, mine safety, sustainability and the environment, etc. The main channels of diffusion will be Seminars, social functions, information database and an email distribution list. The club meets based on the requirements of the events that are being organized. Additionally, there is at least a monthly general meeting. These general meetings do not have a regular schedule, but the meeting times are posted in the public club's event calendar:!calendar/cceu
Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students, MIT Chapter MAPS Active Website DB Entry Mission Statement The mission of the Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students (M.A.P.S.) shall be to address the needs of the minority pre-health students at M.I.T.M.A.P.S. intends to motivate, encourage and prepare pre-health students from a disadvantaged background, an underrepresented minority group or a medically underserved area to be competitive applicants for health professional schools through a sharing of knowledge, experience and mentorship. The chapter is dedicated to serving underserved communities through a variety of community service activities and volunteering and to improve minority matriculation into all professional health related programs. email to inquire
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MIT Boxing Club MBC Active Website DB Entry MIT Boxing Club ("MBC") was founded to 1) Further individual and group interest and knowledge for the competitive sport of boxing, 2) Create an environment where individuals can progress their understanding of boxing through interactions and exchanges, 3) Be an established venue for like-minded individuals to meet others who share their passion. TBD
MIT Chinese Entrepreneurs Organization MIT CEO Active Website DB Entry MIT CEO is a MIT-funded student group founded by a group of MIT student entrepreneurs or entrepreneurs-to-be to create a closer community among MIT entrepreneurs and MIT students who are seriously considering starting their ventures. There are three missions for this group: 1. To cultivate leadership, among other qualities, in members in order to potentially help them become CEOs of successful startups. 2. To create a community where MIT entrepreneurs, among others, can share their startup experiences and lessons. 3. To create a network where MIT entrepreneurs and students who plan to start their ventures to find mentors, investors as well as partners. Monthly
MIT Microbiome Club Active Website DB Entry We are a group of MIT students concerned about the importance of cultivating the human microbiome, who conduct microbiome-related research or who are simply interested in learning more about the field. In conjunction with the Microbiome Center for Informatics and Therapeutics, we plan to create a space at MIT dedicated to the exploration of this vibrant field, bringing together the students, researchers, clinicians, and members of the public currently working on or interested in studying the human microbiome. In this way, we hope to expose undergraduate students to the field of microbiome studies and create a strong collaborative community in this field. TBD
MIT Offroad Active Website DB Entry Organization for learning about, modifying and building off road vehicles.
MIT-China Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum MIT-CHIEF Active Website DB Entry The MIT-China Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (MIT-CHIEF) is an annual conference and high-profile platform for intellectual exchange, to foster deeper and broader collaborations between China and the United States in technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship. The conference aims to bring together high-impact Keynote Speeches, Panel Discussions, a Business Plan Contest, and a Technology Exhibition geared toward hot topics in the development of entrepreneurship in China and the United States.
MITALY - Italian Student Association Active Website DB Entry MITaly is the Italian Students' association at MIT. Our member body includes undergraduates, MBAs, Masters, PhDs, Professors, visiting academics, and professionals mainly from MIT as well as from the greater Boston area. Our officers are MIT students elected on a yearly basis. The association aims to promote Italian culture at MIT while reinforcing the network of its members within the bounds of the university and beyond. We also pursue initiatives that will allow those that are registered immediate access to professional, academic and cultural opportunities that are by definition restricted to select individuals. Fridays at 1pm
mitBEEF Active Website DB Entry We are a club focused on the techniques and methodologies of superior beef preparation, consumption, and education. Meating times are announced on our mailing list,
MITeri Active Website DB Entry This is an MIT Nepali Student Association that aims to connect all Nepali students studying at MIT and share our 'Nepaliness' to MIT community. Through this association we discuss current issues of Nepal, brainstorm solutions using MIT resources and celebrate Nepali culture through activities. First Monday of every month. Time will be specified.
MITxplore Active Website DB Entry MITxplore is a math and science mentorship program for elementary school students in Cambridge, Boston and the greater Boston area. We are launching the program this year with a pilot semester at the Fletcher-Maynard Academy in Cambridge, to build and evaluate a sustainable program structure and identify the most effective mentorship methods. We will conduct one two-hour session per week, where the first hour will involve interactive demos relating mathematical concepts from the students’ curriculum to the world around us and the second hour will be smaller-sized sessions for more individualized assistance. We hope to create a supportive community and an engaging environment to help students excel in class and, more generally, in STEM fields and get them excited about pursuing math, science and engineering in the future. Wednesdays 5:30pm
Mobin Active Website DB Entry The purpose of the Mobin student group is to promote understanding of Shia Islam. Sundays 6pm-8pm
Mocha Moves Dance Squad Active Website DB Entry To promote hip hop culture and school spirit on campus through dance Tuesday and Thursday 9-11 Saturday 4-6
Mock Trial Team, MIT Active Website DB Entry The MIT Mock Trial Team participates in the American Mock Trial Association (AMTA). The team strives to develop students' communication and speaking skills while learning about the US legal system and competing in AMTA tournaments.
Model United Nations MUN Active Website DB Entry We promotes awareness of international issues and host the annual MIT Model United Nations Conference for high school students. See website
moveMENtality MMT Active Website DB Entry Founded in the fall of 2013, moveMENtality is MIT's premier all male dance team. We use our humor along with our choreography in order to entertain audiences. Our mission is to bring our unique group style and dynamic to MIT's campus as well as the greater Boston area Varies each Semester Spring 2016 Tuesday 7-9PM and Friday 5-7PM
Mujeres Latinas Active Website DB Entry The purpose of this organization is to seek social and professional advancement and cultural enrichment of Latinas in the MIT community and the Boston­/Cambridge area, promote the success of individual Latinas by providing Latinas with support and guidance in their endeavors, and raise awareness among the MIT community about the issues affecting Latinas, including but not limited to racism and sexism. General Body Meetings held every other Thursday in the Latino Cultural Center. W20-001.
Muses, The MIT Active Website DB Entry MIT's only all female a cappella group. Rehearsals are scheduled on a semesterly basis based on members' availabilities.
Musical Theatre Guild MTG Active Website DB Entry MTG is a student group that produces 4 musicals a year. It is composed of MIT students and members of the MIT and Cambridge community. Board Meetings occur weekly at different times based on the board's availability. For more information, please contact
Muslim Students' Association Active Website DB Entry The Muslim Students' Association is a student run group consisting of both undergraduate and graduate students. As a group we aim to enhance the experience of all Muslim students at MIT by: helping those who are interested in their spiritual, social and academic development through our community, offering a support system for all Muslims students at MIT and striving to improve relations on and off campus between Muslims and Non-Muslims. Our group meets Sundays 1pm in McCormick for our logistical meetings (you are welcome) and event times are on the website.
Mystery Hunt, MIT Active Website DB Entry Mystery Hunt is MIT's annual IAP puzzle competition. As necessary throughout the year
National Society of Black Engineers NSBE Active Website DB Entry The Mission of NSBE is to increase the number of culturally responsible Black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally, and positively impact the community.
Number Six Club / Delta Psi DP Active Website DB Entry The Number Six Club (Number Six, No. 6), also known by its Greek letters, Delta Psi, is a nationally-affiliated coed fraternity, and one of MIT's six Independent Living Groups. Number Six is the Tau Chapter of St. Anthony Hall, also known as the Fraternity of Delta Psi. Number Six categorizes itself as a literary fraternity, which is a hybrid between a social residential fraternity — with emphasis on holding large social activities and parties — and a literary society. Saturdays at 1:00 PM.
Ohms, MIT Active Website DB Entry MIT's premier and only South Asian A Cappella group. We bring the finest beats from the East and mix them with those of the West to bring a musical fusion unlike any other. Sunday, 10am-12pm Friday, 5pm-7pm
Oori Active Website DB Entry Oori is MIT's traditional Korean drumming group. We practice Samulnori and Pungmul and perform at MIT events and in the Boston area. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7:00
Organization of Serbian Students, MIT MOST Active Website DB Entry The purpose of the Association is: a. To welcome and counsel all newly arrived Serbian students, and all others interested in joining the Organization. b. To promote fellowship, and cultural, social and educational activities among the members of the Serbian student community, as well as all the others interested in the Serbian culture and heritage. c. To present Serbian culture and heritage to the wider MIT community. d. To foster the development of ties between the Serbian students worldwide. We meet about once a month and meeting times are currently not regular, but determined at each meeting for the next one and coordinated via email.
OrigaMIT ORIGAMIT Active Website DB Entry MIT's origami club, which exists to promote, practice, and teach origami folding, analysis, and design. Most Sundays from 3-5pm. See website for details.
Outing Club, MIT MITOC Active Website DB Entry Provide members with the education and means to use, enjoy and explore the outdoors. Tuesday 7-8 pm, Wednesday 7-8 pm, Thursday 7-8 pm.
Paksmit Active Website DB Entry To promote and create awareness about Pakistani culture through events and discussions, as well as providing a platform to network with MIT alumni and professionals in the Boston area. Biweekly, 1pm Saturday
Palestine@MIT PAL@MIT Active Website DB Entry Palestine@MIT is a student-run organization promoting awareness about Palestinian culture, history, and current events. The overarching goal of the group is to increase understanding within the MIT community and the greater Boston area of an issue that is not sufficiently recognized by the general public. Sundays 12 - 1pm
Panhellenic Association Active Website DB Entry MIT’s Panhellenic Association serves as an umbrella group to unite all six of the lovely MIT sororities together. Representatives are elected from the Panhellenic community to serve on a variety of positions, from working on main Exec to the experiencing the exciting Junior Panhel opportunities. Weekly meetings on Mondays at 7:30. Other meeting times vary.
Peer Ears Active Website DB Entry Peer Ears aims to provide students at MIT with the tools to support their peers in times of mental distress.
Persian Students Association PSA Active Website DB Entry The Persian Students Association is a student organization whose objective is to sponsor Persian social and cultural activities and events, promote an understanding of Persian culture, help foster friendship among different cultural groups, and provide a source of union and support for the Persian community at MIT. Last Sunday of each month, 4-5 PM
Phi Delta Theta PDT Active Website DB Entry Phi Delta Theta Fraternity Sundays 6:30 pm
Phi Kappa Sigma International Fraternity PKS Active Website DB Entry Established October 16, 1903, Phi Kappa Sigma has had a long and storied history here at MIT. Despite the academic rigors of arguably the world's most prestigious technical institution, the brothers of Phi Kappa Sigma have not only endured, but have thrived, finding success both during their four years at the Institute and after graduation. We are very proud to be part of such a diverse band of brothers -- it's almost a guarantee that someone in the house shares your interests. The brothers of Skullhouse are varsity sportsmen, orchestral virtuosos, student government senators, weightlifters, Linux experts, and members of the Formula SAE team. Our members come from as far away as Ramallah and as close as Boston. Come be a part of the legendary Skulls. Vary.
Philosophy Club, MIT Active Website DB Entry MIT Philosophy Club was founded in 2014, and is the first and only philosophy club at MIT. The goals of MIT Philosophy Club are to foster philosophical discussions in the MIT community and to provide events for those interested in philosophy. We know that there are some students who have an interest in philosophy, but may not necessarily want to major in the subject; thus we want to provide activities for those that still want to be involved intellectually in philosophical topics. We are also a community for the students who major/minor/concentrate in philosophy at MIT.
Phyo Nyi Nyi Kyaw, MIT PN2K, MIT Active Website DB Entry we aim to make cycling safer for the MIT community and decrease cycling fatalities and serious injuries by holding two large "Bike Safety @ MIT" events each year (once during Orientation, another during the Spring), as well as year-round bike safety awareness events in the local Cambridge/Boston community. Our bike safety events will be interactive and educate MIT cyclists on rules of the road while also helping them in very practical ways, e.g., making sure their bikes are registered with MIT PTO (in case bikes are stolen), having basic bike maintenance and check-ups for free, and reducing the high barriers to accessing safety equipment (like reliable bike lights and helmets for free or at a heavily subsidized price)
Physics Graduate Student Council PGSC Active Website DB Entry The goal of the Physics Graduate Student Council is to represent and advocate for the interests of the graduate students within the physics department. We also arrange social and academic events to build community within the department.
PLEASURE@MIT Active Website DB Entry Peers Leading Education About Sexuality and Speaking Up for Relationship Empowerment (PLEASURE) is a group seeking to increase positive relationships on campus through education and shifting harmful cultural norms.
Pokemon League, MIT MITPL Active Website DB Entry The MIT Pokémon League is a student group that plays the Pokémon video game and trading card game. At League meetings, fans can play matches on Showdown or 3DS, learn the trading card game, or just hang out and chat about Pokémon with fellow Beavers and fans. They are approximately one every other week on Thursday nights. Every hursday 7:00pm - 10:00pm See website for deatils Location typically in the Student Center
Poker Club, MIT MPC Active Website DB Entry The purpose of the this club is to create a community with like interests and also create a better understanding in the game of poker and its applications to trading.
Pokerbots, MIT MITPB Active Website DB Entry The MIT Pokerbots Competition is a computerized poker tournament, where teams have 1 month to program a completely autonomous "pokerbot" to compete against other teams. Every other Tuesday night during the Fall semester. Subject to change.
Polish Club at MIT Active Website DB Entry Polish Club promotes Polish culture on MIT campus and helps Polish people get together and learn of each others existence on campus - it is just too easy to go through the studies without realizing that there is a couple more people from Poland here. one organizational meeting per semester Polish movie night series ~5 meetings/semester ~1 big event per semester St. Andrews Party in Fall and Easter breakfast in Spring
Polymer Graduate Student Association PGSA Active Website DB Entry The purpose of PGSA is to facilitate social and academic interaction among students studying subjects related to polymer science. Once a month
Power Electronics Society PES Active Website DB Entry The Power Electronics Society is an MIT student organization that supports research and experimentation related to systems that spark. 7PM on the first Friday of each month in N52-115.
Pre-Medical Society, MIT MPS Active Website DB Entry A group for students interested in the medical field as a future career. Executive meetings are once a month. Specific times and dates are decided by the executive committee.
Project Connect, MIT Active Website DB Entry Project Connect is dedicated to enhancing the lives for youth diagnosed with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We aim to promote awareness and inclusion by engaging with youth with disabilities through active events like tennis, rock climbing or whatever else is fun! We also provide one-on-one matches for students wishing to form a more meaningful bond with one individual. We're excited for the new year so please check us out!
Queer West Active Website DB Entry Queer West is a student group dedicated to creating a welcoming and accepting community and encouraging dialogue about LGBTQ+ issues. We meet on West Campus but welcome students from all parts of MIT.
Queer Women GQW Active Website DB Entry Our group aims to foster a community of queer women across all of MIT by holding both social events such as dinners, movie nights, and craft nights and foster mentorships by holding professional events such as dinners with faculty members and queer professionals in the Boston area. Additionally we have been organizing a career panel to address the challenges of being an "Out" woman in the workplace after graduation.
Queers in the Built Environment QUBE Active Website DB Entry QuBE aims to highlight and create dialogue around the intersection of queer identity and the built environment though a variety of media including speakers, conferences, partnerships, publications, and social events. QuBE also serves to support and increase the visibility of queer students, faculty, and staff in the School of Architecture + Planning and the MIT community at large. Monthly, no set meeting time. Project-based subcommittees meet more frequently.
Quest Scholars Network, MIT MIT QSN Active Website DB Entry MIT Quest Scholars is a chapter of the Quest Scholars Network. We uphold the purpose of striving to transcend the barriers created by socioeconomic obstacles through means of outreach, support, service and networking among the MIT Quest Scholars and other partner colleges within the Quest Scholars Network. Membership is open to any member of the MIT community, including but not limited to any students who was admitted to MIT through the QuestBridge program, both Matched and Regular Decision, as well as anyone interested in promoting equitable access to education. We hold bimonthly study breaks on Tuesday/ Wednesday from 7-8PM. We also have weekly service events on Saturdays from 12-1pm.
Quidditch Team, MIT MITQ Active Website DB Entry Our team plays the magical sport Quidditch from the Harry Potter book series. In addition to weekly practices, we compete with local colleges and universities. Sundays 2-4pm
Quiz Bowl Team, MIT Active Website DB Entry Academic trivia team competition Thursdays from 7-9 pm in 8-205.
Radio Society W1MX, MIT Active Website DB Entry America's oldest college amateur radio club Every first Tuesday of the month at 7:30 pm
Reformed University Fellowship RUF Active Website DB Entry RUF is an MIT community that seeks to explore the historic Christian faith and consider its contemporary significance for the flourishing of society, the university, and the church, and doing so in a safe and honest environment. Mondays from 8-9:30 in 4-144 (Spring 2016)
Resonance of MIT, The Active Website DB Entry Resonance is a co-ed a cappella group at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Our mission: to explore the fine art of covering contemporary music hits of varying popularity armed only with our wits and a pitch pipe. Check us out at! Changes based on the semester. Usually three 2-hour rehearsals per week.
Ribotones, MIT Active Website DB Entry The MIT Ribotones plays music in service to the greater Boston community and beyond. We play at venues like nursing homes and more!
Ridonkulous, MIT Donk Active Website DB Entry Originally founded in Spring 2005, Ridonkulous is a hip hop dance group whose goal is to bring MIT dance to other venues in the greater Boston area. Past performances include charity events, collegiate shows, and competitions such as Elements, Prelude, Main Event, and World of Dance! We have also hosted many workshops taught by top choreographers from ABDC and SYTYCD. Our mission is to have fun, dance, and show the world why we are so RIDONKULOUS! Monday 9-11pm Wednesday 9-11pm Sat 2-4pm
Roadkill Buffet Active Website DB Entry MIT's premier improv troupe! Monday 7:30-10:30
Robotic Futbol Club Active Website DB Entry We build and maintain a fleet of lunch-box sized robots that play soccer. Almost every summer we travel to compete in an international competition. No experience is required, it's a learning experience for us all! Mechanical subteam: Saturday 12-2pm Electrical subteam: Sunday 12-2pm Computer science subteam: Sunday 2-4 pm
Robotics Team, MIT Active Website DB Entry The MIT Robotics Team is an engineering team centered around entering various competitions with a focus on robotics. 12 noon on Saturdays
Rocket Team MIT RT Active Website DB Entry MIT Rocket Team, group dedicated to the design, construction and flight of high power rockets. Mondays @ 7:30pm Saturdays @ noon
ROCSA TGSA Active Website DB Entry This is a Taiwanese Student Association. We are a group of passionate students. We would like to invite all MIT students to join our traditional holidays through out the year. We do not have general meeting times. All meeting times are scheduled before events. Please refer to -> "Join us" to get the event information.
Romanian Student Association Active Website DB Entry To promote fellowship among members of the MIT community interested in the Romanian culture. No regular meeting times.
Rowing Club, MIT Active Website DB Entry The MIT Rowing Club (MITRC) is a group of MIT graduate students, undergrads, post docs, staff, faculty, and other affiliates who sweep row on the Charles River. Our group has both recreational and competitive boats, and we run a novice program each summer and fall. We are always looking for new enthusiastic members! 6-8am Scheduled Practices M-F April - October
Rubik's Cube Club, MIT Active Website DB Entry The MIT Rubik's Cube Club offers members of the MIT community as well as outside competitors the opportunity to compete in bi-annual competitions solving the Rubik's Cube and other puzzles. To receive regular updates of meeting times and events, please email the "officers' email list" below and we will add you to the mailing list.
Rune Active Website DB Entry The MIT Journal of Arts and Letters Sundays at 2pm in Steam Cafe
Running Club, MIT MITRC Active Website DB Entry A running club that hosts weekly runs open to all members of the MIT and Boston community Mondays at 5:30pm
Russian Connection RusCon Active Website DB Entry The purpose of the Russian Connection is to maintain and create new connections inside MIT Russian Community including Russian-speaking Americans, members from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Poland and other countries. Also, Russian Connection is a place for those who love East European culture and languages. Tuesdays 7-9 pm 4-251/252
Sakata Afrique (MIT African Dance Group) Sakata Active Website DB Entry Sakata Afrique (MIT African Dance Group) introduces African Dance to the MIT community. It provides a platform where MIT students can discover and appreciate African Culture through music and dance. Sunday: 4-6 PM (McCormick Dance Studio) Wednesday: 9-10 PM (McCormick Dance Studio)
Samskritam Active Website DB Entry MIT Samskritam strives to teach Samskritam (aka Sanskrit, an ancient Indian language rich in literary, scientific and philosophical works) to the MIT community and help develop their Sanskrit speaking, reading and writing skills. Weekly classes at different levels would be conducted that would be free and open to all. Also, there would be workshops and lectures in relevant topics organized periodically. Tuesdays 5:30 - 8:30 PM Please check website for details on individual classes and timings.
Sangam Active Website DB Entry Sangam is the association of Indian and Indian-origin students at MIT. Our primary aim is to preserve and promote Indian culture in the Greater Boston area, through a wide range of activities. Sangam means confluence, a meeting point of two or more rivers. This is the place where people from diverse parts of India merge into a single cohesive identity, halfway around the world. We do our best to make everyone feel at home. We celebrate the Indian independence day, festivals such as Diwali and have lots of group activities that allow you to mingle with fellow MIT affiliates. Friday, 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Scandinavian Society Active Website DB Entry The Scandinavian Society is a cultural group that allows people that identify themselves with Scandinavian culture and people interested in Scandinavian culture to come together and celebrate Scandinavian heritage, and learn more about Scandinavian countries. The society also aims to promote MIT in the Scandinavian countries.
Scholars of the Emirates ScholarsEm Active Website DB Entry The purpose of the Scholars of the Emirates is to organize UAE related activities, creating a more informed and connected MIT community, and acting as a catalyst for superlative Emirati initiatives promoting the finest of Science, Technology, Education, and Entrepreneurship. Once a month, every month, on the first full moon.
Science Fiction Society, MIT MITSFS Active Website DB Entry MITSFS runs the world's largest open-shelf library of science fiction and fantasy literature. Fridays at 18:00 in W20-473
Science for the People SftP Active Website DB Entry MIT is, of course, one of the world’s leading centers for science and engineering. With this position comes a rather heavy moral burden for the students and workers who comprise this institution. Are we going to make sure that our work adds to the sum of human happiness, or human suffering? Our goal is to explore MIT’s larger social purpose, and how well it is fulfilling that purpose.
Science Olympiad at MIT SciOly Active Website DB Entry Science Olympiad at MIT organizes members of the MIT community to volunteer at Science Olympiad tournaments across New England and organizes an annual Science Olympiad invitational tournament at MIT, bringing nearly 1,000 high school students from across the country to campus for a weekend in January.
Science Policy Initiative, MIT SPI Active Website DB Entry The MIT Science Policy Initiative (SPI) is a student group passionate about the role of science in society. We explore the policies governing research and innovation and learn about how science can inform policy. From regular on-campus lunch discussions to a trip to DC to meet with Members of Congress, we offer many ways for students to learn more about science policy and get involved. First Monday of each month. Check website for dates, times, and locations.
Secular Society of MIT SSOMIT Active Website DB Entry The Secular Society of MIT is a supportive community focused on the needs of MIT's nonreligious students but open to everyone interested in honest, respectful consideration of different religious and nonreligious perspectives on the questions of life.
Shakespeare Ensemble Active Website DB Entry Theatre ensemble focused on the Bard Variable
Shawarma Club, MIT SHWRMA Active Website DB Entry A club for all MIT students interested in Shawarma and discussing issues relevant to the Middle East.
SHINE for Girls SHINE Active Website DB Entry SHINE’s mission is to positively transform the lives of local young women by cultivating a passion for mathematics through a free 8-week program that incorporates math and dance. Tuesday 8-9 Wednesday 3-6
Shotokan Karate Active Website DB Entry We practice the traditional Japanese Martial art style of Shotokan Karate Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 5:00pm - 7:00pm
SIAM, MIT Active Website DB Entry The purpose of the MIT SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics) is to bring together the diverse MIT community with a shared interest in Applied Mathematics and Computational Sciences. Our group will serve as a bridge for students to share their scientific results, find friends, and form collaborations. MIT SIAM promotes the interest in Applied Mathematical Sciences through organizing different events. Thurs 3-4 pm in 56-114
Sidney & Pacific Graduate Community Active Website DB Entry The Sidney Pacific Graduate Community is the house government as well as the group promoting residential events.
Sigma Alpha Epsilon SAE Active Website DB Entry Social Fraternity focused on service. 7pm Sundays
Sigma Chi Active Website DB Entry The MIT chapter of the Sigma Chi fraternity.
Sigma Phi Epsilon SIGEP Active Website DB Entry Established in 1948 as the "Pegis Club", Sigma Phi Epsilon at MIT (a.k.a. SigEp) is a fraternity built upon the ideals of life balance and leadership. Unlike other fraternities, SigEp is a non-pledging fraternity, meaning its new members do not undergo initiation and do not partake in an pledging period. Instead, members organize and participate in a leadership development program called the Balanced Man Program. The program is put in place to teach members leadership skills that would not be taught otherwise in the classroom, preparing the brothersfor life after MIT. Every year, SigEp holds the Balanced Man Scholarship, a scholarship that aims to recognize and award both incoming and current MIT students who exhibit balance in their everyday lives.
Singapore Students Society Active Website DB Entry MITSSS organizes cultural and social events for Singaporeans and interested MIT students. Ad hoc.
Skydiving Club, MIT Active Website DB Entry People passionate about Skydiving time/place of meetings [quarterly as determined]
Sloan Business Club SBC Active Website DB Entry Business organization for undergraduates. Weekly meeting times vary for focus groups.
Sloan Trading Taskforce STT Active Website DB Entry A club that focuses on competing in financial competitions and conducting research. Saturdays, TBD
Smart Woman Securities SWS Active Website DB Entry SWS aims to teach MIT students and associates about fundamental investing. It provides a ten week seminar program each fall to teach members finance fundamentals and continues their education through an on going investment research project. The club is a national organization present at many universities across the country, participating in national stock pitch competitions and programs including an annual trip to meet Warren Buffett. Mondays of each week
Snowriders, MIT SNOW Active Website DB Entry The mission of our club is to facilitate MIT community access to skiing and snowboarding recreational and social activities during the winter season. We organize regular bus trips up to mountains and use our funds to subsidize these trips for students. In addition, we hold regular socials to build a sense of community and at which officer elections are held.
Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers SASE Active Website DB Entry The MIT Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE) was founded in Spring 2010 by two students who were passionate about helping Asian students advance their careers. MIT SASE holds campus events and an annual conference aimed at helping students develop meaningful relationships with professors at universities and industry professionals both domestically and internationally. The climb up the corporate ladder is hard, especially for Asians. Why is there such a disparity between the high percentage of Asians at top colleges and the low percentage of Asians in the executive levels of corporations? SASE aims to promote awareness of this issue and to instill skills that will break this bamboo ceiling. All ethnicities are welcome!
Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers SHPE Active Website DB Entry Since our establishment, the MIT student chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) has matured from a small, devoted executive board in 1987 to the well-developed chapter of over fifty registered members that we are today. Our active members are committed to academic excellence, cultural diversity, professionalism, and community service. It is through their efforts that our chapter is one of the most prominent and recognized minority groups on the MIT campus. SHPE actively participates within MIT, providing the general MIT community as well as its members with opportunities for cultural awareness. Our members actively engage in diverse community service projects throughout the year. SHPE-MIT coordinates a variety of career and cultural development events such as resume workshops, graduate school information sessions, Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) information sessions, and Finger Foods with the Faculty. These events help our students plan their next steps after graduation and provide useful information about programs and opportunities that will help their academic and career goals. Our events also give students the opportunity to network with administrators and faculty. The connections our members establish at Finger Foods with the faculty outside of class time may ultimately lead to valuable recommendations to summer programs or graduate schools. Bi-Weekly on Wednesdays at 5:45PM
Society of Petroleum Engineers, MIT MIT SPE Active Website DB Entry The objective of this organization shall be to promote interest in, and knowledge of, the sciences of petroleum engineering, and to promote friendship and cooperation among those interested in petroleum engineering. It shall be affiliated as a Student Chapter of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE).
Society of Physics Students Active Website DB Entry Supporting and providing community for physics undergrads.
Society of Refined Scientists SRS Active Website DB Entry One who is refined may be considered to be a well-mannered and considerate individual with high standards of effective behavior, independent means, calm demeanor, strong preserve, intellect, and etiquette. A scientist may be considered as one who attempts to come up with systematic, coherent and useful models of how the natural world works. We are founding the Society of Refined Scientists to help create more well-rounded scientists; scientists that can comfortably present themselves, and their ideas, to diverse audiences. Our approach involves both study and practice of techniques that reflect capability, confidence, and etiquette, thus helping members develop techniques for effective interpersonal interactions and upward social mobility. First Monday of each Month at 11am
Society of Women Engineers SWE Active Website DB Entry MIT SWE strives to: -educate members about career choices in engineering and promote community between professionals and students, including through alumni -inspire younger generations about engineering, encourage the notion of diversity in engineering, and determine and advocate for the needs of women engineers at MIT -build community at MIT SWE, bridge a relationship with local and national sections, and record and disseminate the culture, history, and events of MIT SWE If you would like to hear about the various events that MIT SWE hosts throughout the year, please contact to be added to the general mailing list.
Solar Electric Vehicle Team SEVT Active Website DB Entry We are a student engineering club that designs, builds, and races solar electric vehicles. The team draws on a broad range of technical knowledge encompassing all fields of engineering and science. All students are welcome to join! Vary.
South Asian Association of Students SAAS Active Website DB Entry MIT's South Asian Association of Students (SAAS) club is one of the largest groups on campus, representing Indians, Pakistanis, Bangladeshis, Sri Lankans, Nepalis, and other South Asians at MIT. SAAS is open to all students interested in getting a taste of South Asian culture. Our organization was founded with the purpose of celebrating the diversity of South Asian culture by providing students in America with the opportunity to learn about South Asian heritage. SAAS is committed to not only providing a means for South Asian Americans to delve into their own background, but to also allowing students of any ethnicity to explore South Asian traditions. Our activities include a Garba/Raas (a traditional folk dance get-together), an annual Bhangra competition, social parties, study breaks, discussions, barbeques and sports events, and an annual culture show. The members of SAAS share a common interest in presenting South Asian culture to the MIT community. Board meets on Sundays from 12pm-1pm
Southeast Asian Service Leadership Network SEALNET Active Website DB Entry SEALNet is a nonprofit organization established in 2004. Its mission is to promote the spirit of service leadership in Southeast Asia. Every year, SEALNet sends teams of college students to Southeast Asian countries to conduct summer projects with local communities and students. These projects focus on various social issues, such as health, arts revival, education, and environment. Although the projects only take place during the summer, the bonds forged through SEALNet are long-lasting, creating a support network of service leaders spanning the globe. Fridays, 5:30-6:30 pm
Spain@MIT Active Website DB Entry The Spain@MIT Association brings to MIT the Spanish culture through events that include a variety of cultural elements. These include Spanish food, music, flamenco workshops, cooking classes, scientific talks, and Spanish cinema, among others.
Spinning Arts Club, MIT MITSAC Active Website DB Entry MIT Spinning Arts Club provides a venue in which to learn and practice safe prop spinning. Mondays 6-8
Sport Pistol Club Active Website DB Entry MIT's competitive pistol team, transitioned from the former varsity sport. Monday - Thursday, 5-7 p.m., MIT Pistol Range (DuPont Athletic Complex)
Sport Taekwondo Club Active Website DB Entry Training and intercollegiate competition in Olympic-style Taekwondo M,W,F: 7:30-9:30 pm, DuPont Basketball Courts
Sporting Clays Association, MIT MITSCA Active Website DB Entry The MIT Sporting Clays Association (MIT SCA) is a student group dedicated to the three main shotgun shooting sports - trap, skeet, and sporting clays. Our mission is to educate new shooters in the safe practice of shotgun shooting disciplines, improve skills to a competitive level, and to cultivate a lifelong interest in shooting. Weekly or biweekly, 10-3pm.
Sri Lankan Students' Association Active Website DB Entry To promote Sri Lankan culture at MIT Irregular, E-mail srilankans to have yourself added to our announcement list.
Stammtisch Active Website DB Entry Stammtisch is a club dedicated to bringing together those who share an interest in the German language and culture. We hold events such as Feuerzangenbowle and Filmabend as well as weekly meetings for practicing conversational German. MIT students and affiliates of all German ability levels are welcome. Join our mailing list (stammtisch) for more information about meeting times.
Starleague, MIT Active Website DB Entry Serving the Starcraft community of MIT. Fridays 7:00pm 2-103
StartLabs Active Website DB Entry StartLabs works to show MIT engineers why they might be interested in working for or founding a startup. It also provides resources that help students achieve these goals. Weekly.
Stop Our Silence SOS Active Website DB Entry Stop Our Silence is a group dedicated to bringing awareness to the problem of sexual assault and the issues of gender inequality that contribute to it. We offer survivor support and education to the MIT community, often through theater and arts based projects. Our main event on campus is running the Vagina Monologues every year through the V-DAY organization. V-DAY is a global movement to end violence against women and girls that raises funds and awareness through benefit productions of Playwright/Founder Eve Ensler's award winning play The Vagina Monologues. Stop Our Silence puts on a production of The Vagina Monologues every year to raise money and awareness to stop violence against women and girls. We also hold a yearly poetry slam, produce individual theater productions, are involved in Wellness Week events, and interface with similarly motivated groups on campus.
Strategic Games Society SGS Active Website DB Entry A group for playing strategic games, including board games, card games, and role-playing games. Fridays, 7 pm
Student Activist Coalition SACO Active Website DB Entry The Student Activist Coalition (SACO) is a student collective that will serve as a political home at MIT for the sector of the left that lies beyond orthodox liberal capitalism. SACO is dedicated to fighting against discrimination based on race, gender, sexuality, class, ability, etc. SACO aims to do this by organizing reading groups, bringing speakers to MIT, and by getting involved with organizations in the greater Boston area that are advocating for similar causes. SACO particularly seeks to focus on the intersections of systems of oppression and to institute a safer and more organized space for marginalized groups to speak, discuss, and act. Bi-Weekly Tuesday 7:30 PM
Student Ambassadors, MIT MITSA Active Website DB Entry Works with the Alumni Association to represent MIT to the alumni. Monthly
Student Cable Group Active Website DB Entry Student Cable is a student-run club dedicated to given students an opportunity to learn about film and television production. Shows in the past have ranged from media commentary/criticism to expert interviews. If you would like a show of your own, please contact
Student Information Processing Board SIPB Active Website DB Entry MIT's student computing group Mondays, 19:30, W20-557
Student Juggling Club JUGGLING Active Website DB Entry The juggling club aims to foster and share an enthusiasm for juggling and the circus arts among students and other members of the MIT community. This is accomplished through weekly drop-in juggling events for all props and skill levels, and through periodic campus juggling shows and events. Fridays from 4-6pm in Lobby 10 or Killian Court
Student Sex-Positive Club SSC Active Website DB Entry The SSC provides a safe place for students to discuss sex and sexuality and get information about consent and safer sex practices. It varies by week - often Sunday or Wednesday evenings.
Students for the Exploration and Development of Space SEDS Active Website DB Entry SEDS (Students for the Exploration of Development of Space) is a national student run organization which aims to popularize space exploration and inspire the further conquest of space through manned, robotic, and commercial space missions. Activities of the MIT Chapter include team based engineering projects (Zero-G team, Rocket Team, astrophotography team), community outreach events, space-related film screenings, faculty lectures, educational workshops, and traveling to international space conferences. Events occur approximately once a month, join the list for details. E-mail the officers list to join.
Sustainability@MIT Active Website DB Entry To advance the interest of global sustainability among MIT community members.
Syncopasian Active Website DB Entry We’re Syncopasian, Boston’s premier East-Asian a cappella group and the 2015 Collegiate Champions of the TV competition series, “Sing That Thing”! Founded in spring 2008, we are a group of fifteen or so students (both undergraduate and graduate) from all walks of life who share a love of singing a cappella. We aim to spread Asian popular music and culture throughout the MIT and Greater Boston community. Our unique repertoire features songs in English, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean!
Table Tennis Team, M Active Website DB Entry The Table Tennis club caters to both recreation and competitive training. Tuesdays : 8-10 Thursdays: 8-10 Saturday : 6 - 9 [Subject to change, please refer to website]
Tang Hall Residents' Association THRA Active Website DB Entry The Tang Hall Residents' Association (THRA) is an elected government that serves the interests of students residing in Tang Residence Hall. 9PM on the first working Monday of each month in the 24th floor lounge of Tang Residence Hall
Tango Club, MIT Active Website DB Entry The MIT Argentine Tango Club (MITATC) was founded in November 2002 by four students who recognized the need for a tango club at MIT. Since then, MITATC has grown to offer multiple avenues for tango appreciation and involvement, while connecting dancers both within and outside MIT. The club aims to foster interest for Argentine tango by exposing members of the MIT community to the art and culture of Tango. MITATC also endeavors to provide an accessible and affordable locale for individuals already interested in tango, where tango is taught, learned, practiced, embraced and enjoyed. 8pm Thursdays
Tapioca@MIT Tapioca Active Website DB Entry A student group promoting the knowledge and production of tapioca-related foods and beverages.
Tau Beta Pi, Mass Beta Chapter Active Website DB Entry Engineering Honor Society
Tau Epsilon Phi TEP Active Website DB Entry tEp, a collection of 22 people living in the magical purple palace.
TBS Dance Collective TBS Active Website DB Entry TBS Dance Collective is a group with a focus on personalized dance growth through workshops of various styles, open to all levels within the MIT community. Members of TBS, regardless of experience level or style, can practice creating and teaching their own original choreography at our weekly workshops. Those who attend these workshops are able to build class-taking skills and find their own style in the provided choreography. Tuesday 8-9:30PM, MacGregor Dance Studio
Team HBV, MIT Active Website DB Entry MIT Team HBV is a student group dedicated to raising awareness about Hepatitis B and providing screening and education opportunities both on campus and in the greater Boston community.
Tech Catholic Community Active Website DB Entry Community of Catholic students and others at MIT Sunday Mass: 9:30am, 1pm, 5pm Daily Mass: Tue & Fri 12:05pm Dinner & Discussion: Mon 7pm Scripture Study: Wed 7pm, RCIA: Sun 2:30pm, Adoration: Daily 9am, Wed 8pm
Tech Model Railroad Club TMRC Active Website DB Entry Model railroad contruction and operation, and design of hardware and software for controlling it. Sat 5-11pm, Wed 7-10pm
Tech Squares Active Website DB Entry Square and Round dance club Tuesdays at 8pm, once every other month on Saturday
Tech, The Active Website DB Entry The Tech is MIT's oldest and largest newspaper. We have provided MIT faculty, staff, and students with continuous news service since 1881. We publish on Wednesdays during the regular school year and monthly during the summer. The Tech is published by the students of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Our staff is composed of undergraduate and graduate student volunteers, although a number of alumni lurk around our offices from time to time. The Tech is also financially independent of MIT; we are supported only by advertising revenues and donations. Department meetings on Sunday, 5:00 p.m. Issue work on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings. W20-483.
Techiya Active Website DB Entry MIT's Jewish/Hebrew/Israeli a cappella group Sundays 5:45-7:45pm Tuesdays 8-10pm
Technique Yearbook Active Website DB Entry Technique is the photography, yearbook, and design club of MIT. We work to promote the art of photography through teaching informal lessons and loaning out professional photographic equipment available for free. Every IAP, we compile our best campus life, activities, and sports photographs (alongside living group and senior portraits) into the yearbook. We have a general group meeting every Saturday at 1pm for photography tutorials, darkroom lessons, photoshop help, etc.
Technology Policy Students Society TPSS Active Website DB Entry Group comprised of Technology and Policy Program (TPP) graduate students and others within the MIT community with an interest in technology and policy; purpose is to study and discuss issues in technology policy seminars, provide information about careers, engage in a dialogue with invited speakers, and participate in a community of open-minded students. Every Tuesday at 6pm in the TPP Lounge
TechSec TechSec Active Website DB Entry A club where students can analyze the inner workings of software systems to better understand their function and security. Wednesday 6:30-7:30PM
TechX, MIT Active Website DB Entry TechX aims to empower MIT students by bringing cutting-edge technology, new ideas, and top tech-innovators to campus. Through 8 committees, we throw events such as: xFair, the annual career fair and expo; HackMIT, MIT's premier hackathon; and MakeMIT, MIT's largest hardware hackathon. Changes weekly
Thai Students at MIT Active Website DB Entry TSMIT promotes understanding of Thai cultures and acts as a network hub for Thai students in the Boston area. Wednesday/Thursday 5:00pm-6:00pm
The Cost-effective Healthcare Initiative CHI Active Website DB Entry We are a group of students at MIT who have formed the MIT Cost-Effective Healthcare Initiative driven by the growing crisis of cost in healthcare, both in the US and around the world. Drawing on MIT’s strengths in biotechnology and entrepreneurship, we are building a community of researchers and students who are committed to addressing this crisis by developing medical technologies from the ground-up to be affordable and deployable worldwide without sacrificing functionality. We host talks and networking events, generate content through our blog and opinion pieces, and keep fueling the conversation around making healthcare more affordable and accessible worldwide. Every other Monday at 6PM
Thirsty Ear Executive Committee TEEC Active Website DB Entry The purpose of the Thirsty Ear Executive Committee (TEEC) is to provide student input and leadership for the Thirsty Ear Pub (TE). TEEC works to ensure that the TE fulfills its purpose of providing a student-led social hub for the 21+ MIT student community Third Tuesday of Every Month, 6pm, Thirsty Ear Pub (NW35)
Toons Active Website DB Entry Student-run coed a cappella singing group with members from MIT and Wellesley College community Changes every semester based on schedules of members. Spring 2013: Mon 8PM-11PM, Thurs 9PM-12AM
Traders at MIT T@MIT Active Website DB Entry The purpose of Traders@MIT is to prepare its members for careers in the financial markets by exploring differences in various trading desks, teaching the fundamentals of financial products, and giving members a head start in learning the skills necessary to become successful traders. Exec meets weekly, currently on Sunday afternoons at 3pm. If you wish to join Traders@MIT, please come to one of our events (which are announced to many email mailing lists and via posters) and ask to join our mailing list.
Trading Card Club, MIT TCG Active Website DB Entry The Trading Card Club is a group that provides an environment which fosters a community of students who enjoy playing trading card game or collecting trading cards. TBD, email for information
Transportation Club, MIT Active Website DB Entry The MIT Transportation Club aims to bring together the transportation community for education, networking, and research collaboration. Founded in the spring of 2010, the organization has grown rapidly to include over 300 members from across all Schools of the Institute. Membership in the MIT Transportation Club is open to any member of the MIT community. Key programs include: Transportation Showcase; Transportation Seminar Series; Technical Tours; Transportation Hack-a-thon; Research Collaboration; Career Development & Alumni Relations
Triathlon Club Active Website DB Entry A competitive MIT Club Sport team of MIT affiliates (students, post-docs, faculty, staff, and their spouses/partners) who train and race in multisport events. Our club is for people of all levels of experience and athletic ability. Spring 2012: Tues: 7-8am Track Workout - Johnson Indoor Track Tues: 7:30-8:30pm Coached swim - Zesiger Center Dive Well Tues: 8:30-9:30pm Coached beginner swim - Zesiger Center Teaching Pool Wed: 6:30-7:30pm Spin workout - Wang Fitness Center 2nd floor Other: Additional group rides and workouts posted to email list. Open-water swimming scheduled in summer.
Tunisia@MIT Active Website DB Entry The group Tunisia @MIT has three objectives: -Promoting Tunisia and its culture in the MIT community -Forming a community of Tunisian students and scholars at MIT and in the Boston area in general -Encouraging and helping new Tunisian applicants to MIT
Turkish Student Association Active Website DB Entry Turkish Student Association aims to introduce the Turkish language and culture to the MIT community. Turkish Student Association also aims to create and maintain strong connections both among its members and with relevant outside agents. Fridays 5pm Forbes Cafe
UAV Team, MIT UAV Active Website DB Entry We make flying robots. Sunday 4-6 PM
UHF Repeater Assn. W1XM W1XM Active Website DB Entry The MIT UHF Repeater Association maintains the W1XM Repeater which is located on the top of the Green Building. W1XM 449.725 - 114.8 Hz CTCSS In addition to the Repeater, the MIT UHF Repeater Association also has a station (or "Shack") on the roof of the Green building which is used for VHF/UHF contesting purposes. First Tues. each month 7:30pm 50-358
Ultimate Pick-Up, MIT UP Active Website DB Entry We are a group that plays pick-up Ultimate Frisbee twice a week, normally on MIT's fields. We also organize an IM team and a group that plays organized Ultimate with the Boston Ultimate Disc Alliance (BUDA).
Undergraduate Association UA Active Website DB Entry MIT Undergraduate Association
Undergraduate Biochemistry Association, MIT MUBA Active Website DB Entry MIT Undergraduate Biochemistry Association (MUBA) was created to fill the void derived from the lack of a formal major in biochemistry. Since there is no unifying biochemistry major, undergraduates with an interest in this diverse field can be found in many different departments - chemistry, biology, brain and cognitive sciences, chemical engineering, bioengineering and physics, just to name a few. Besides serving as an academic resource for these students, MUBA also functions as a social outlet through which undergraduates with similar interests can meet. MUBA's goal is to strengthen the undergraduate experience in biochemistry at MIT by serving to inform students about the educational and research opportunities that exist on campus, to provide professional advice, and to provide an outlet for professional outreach. TBA
Undergraduate Mathematics Association Active Website DB Entry The Undergraduate Mathematics Association (UMA) is a community of undergraduate students at MIT who share an interest in mathematics. The UMA serves to connect students of mathematics with each other and with faculty, as well as to help students explore mathematics and promote mathematics in the community. Tuesday at 5 p.m.
Undergraduate Research Journal, MIT MURJ Active Website DB Entry The MIT Undergraduate Research Journal (MURJ) is MIT's only peer-reviewed scientific journal serving the undergraduate population. Friday, 5pm
Undergraduate Society for Women in Mathematics USWIM Active Website DB Entry The Undergraduate Society for Women in Mathematics (USWIM) is an organization dedicated to bringing together women who are interested in and study mathematics. USWIM provides women with a chance to meet and learn more about the opportunities and research in mathematics as well as the future paths a student in mathematics might take. We believe in the impact of women in mathematics and want to see more women studying math and math-related fields. We collaborate with other women's groups, such as the Undergraduate Women in Physics, to bring attention to the many ways to describe the world using cool math!
Undergraduate Women in Physics Active Website DB Entry Undergraduate Women in Physics social and academic group.
UNICEF, MIT Active Website DB Entry The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) provides humanitarian aid to children and mothers around the world. MIT UNICEF supports UNICEF's work through education, advocacy, and fundraising at MIT.
Universal Village Forum of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology UV Forum Active Website DB Entry Universal Village exemplifies a desired future society that pursues human-nature harmony through the wise use of technologies. The concept is an expanded & advanced version of Smart Cities, and signifies that we should follow the law of universe, protect environment/eco-system, understand humans' need in depth, and innovate new lifestyles, thus providing sustainable happiness for humanity’s future.
UrbanAfrica Active Website DB Entry The purpose of the UrbanAfrica is to explore the complexity of urban development in African cities and discuss theories and strategies for engagement. The group is constituted as a space to explore practice-based and research interests, generate academic discussion, and elevate the analysis of Africa cities within DUSP, while linking to relevant groups at MIT and beyond. We do this through organizing public events, academic discussions on thematic and regional issues, supporting research initiatives and extending institutional linkages to African based groups.
Venezolanos@MIT Active DB Entry Sharing the culture and traditions of Venezuela within the Cambridge area and creating a Venezuelan community at MIT.
Ventureships Club VShips Active Website DB Entry A club to bring together MIT affiliated start-ups and MIT students, to have the students work with the start-ups during the semester, get hands on experience of a start-up.
Vietnamese Students Active Website DB Entry MIT VSA fosters a learning environment for Vietnamese and Vietnamese-American cultures. Our group aims to bring together anyone who is interested in the culture.
Voo Doo Magazine Active Website DB Entry the oldest and bestest funnies on campus. Wednesdays 5-7pm
Warehouse Apartments, The NW30 Active Website DB Entry MIT single graduate housing.
Waste Alliance, The MIT Active Website DB Entry The MIT Waste Alliance facilitates interactions between all members of the MIT community who are interested in reducing waste and changing the way waste is handled. This includes bringing together related groups at MIT as well as providing events and resources for anyone to experience and share the possibilities of waste.
Water Club, MIT Active Website DB Entry A platform where people who are working on water research and/or interested in water-related issues can meet and produce water solutions Please join our mailing list to be notified of meetings:
Webcomic Association Active Website DB Entry The webcomic association provides a writing space for students interested in webcomic creation, where students can get feedback from their peers and work together to improve.
Westgate Community Association WCA Active Website DB Entry The Westgate Community Association comprises all the residents (students, partners, spouses, and children) of Westgate family housing on MIT campus. First and third Thursdays of every month
WHOI Student Organization Active Website DB Entry MIT/WHOI Joint Program Student Organization Last Thursday of every month.
WMBR Radio Active Website DB Entry The MIT Student FM Radio Station Every other week, times vary
Women Business Leaders, MIT WBL Active Website DB Entry WBL establishes a network of women undergraduates, faculty, alumnae and professionals to empower women in their business endeavors and support them in the development of their careers. We support our members in their personal and professional pursuits during and after their years at MIT. 3:00pm Sunday, weekly
Women Graduate Association of Aeronautics & Astronautics WGA3 Active Website DB Entry WGA3 is a group for graduate women in the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics at MIT. Our goal is to build a community and encourage relationships between graduate women in aerospace engineering, women faculty in AeroAstro, and women throughout MIT.
Women in Aerospace Engineering, MIT WAE Active Website DB Entry The MIT Women in Aerospace Engineering (WAE) is a group focused on uniting women interested in the fields of Aeronautics and Astronautics. The objectives are to foster a community and encourage relationships between women interested in fields within Aeronautics and Astronautics such as defense, military, telecommunications, etc., establish outreach initiatives for those interested in Aeronautics and Astronautics, and connect members for support throughout the undergraduate experience.
Women's Club Soccer WCS Active Website DB Entry Women's club soccer team Monday and Wednesday 7:30-9:30PM
Women's Gymnastics Club Active Website DB Entry Women's Gymnastics Club Sports team M-F 5pm-7:30pm Sat 3:30-6pm
Women's Ice Hockey Club Active Website DB Entry Our club mission is to develop our skills, master our team plays, and work together in practices and games as a competitive team for which success is measured by the quality and improvement of our play. We welcome players of all experience levels. Whether you’ve never skated before, or have been playing hockey since before you could walk, the club is a great opportunity to further develop your skills and have some fun in a team environment. Tuesday: 7-9 pm Wednesday: 7-9 pm Thursday: 7-9 pm Saturday: 5-7 pm Sunday: 1-3 pm
Women's Initiative Active Website DB Entry The MIT Women's Initiative program seeks to increase the number of women enrolled in engineering majors by educating middle and high school girls nationwide through presentations made by MIT women students. We meet irregularly, email us if you would like to participate!
Women's Rugby Club Active Website DB Entry The MIT Women's Rugby Football Club was formed in the spring of 1977 by players who shared an abiding love and respect for the game of rugby. That shared love for the sport is what has kept the club alive. We welcome new players from all backgrounds and all levels of experience. Practices are MWF from 5-7pm on Briggs Field
Women's Ultimate Frisbee Team Active Website DB Entry Intercollegiate club frisbee team for undergraduate and graduate women. Practice: TR 4:30-7, Briggs Field
Women's Volleyball Club Active Website DB Entry The MIT Women's Volleyball Club provides instructional and competitive opportunities for women of the MIT Community at all skill levels.
Women's Water Polo Active Website DB Entry We play water polo. 7-9 pm Monday through Thursday
Wrestling Club Active Website DB Entry MIT Wrestling Club Practice is in the Wrestling Room from 530 to 7 every night during the season (Oct-Mar). We hold open mats Monday and Wednesday 5:30-7:00 PM year-round.
Wuming Theater Club Wuming Active Website DB Entry As enthusiastic fans of theater arts and Chinese culture, we are starting this group to make theatrical performance enriched with Chinese elements more accessible to students and other members of MIT community.
Yan Xin Life Science and Technology Association Active Website DB Entry MIT YXLSTA is to provide the MIT community an opportunity to learn and benefit from Yan Xin Life Science and Technology and Yan Xin Qigong research and practice. Wednesday 6-8pm
Yesplus at MIT Active Website DB Entry Focused on bringing yoga and meditation into students' lives. Through workshops led by trained teachers from the international non-profit organization, the International Association of Human Values (IAHV), we strive to help mediate anxiety and depression, so that students may realize the fullness of joy that's a rightful part of life. Even life at a place as intense as MIT can be. Every Tuesday the club holds a free 'Happier Hour' meditation session at MIT. Timings: Every Tuesday, 5pm-6pm Venue: 24-115 Event: 20 minutes of discussion and breathing techniques, 20 minutes of meditation & 10 minutes of socializing over snacks
Yoga 24x7 Active Website DB Entry Yoga 24x7 is a novel and revolutionary concept that comprises of the powerful and transformative 24 principles and 7 practices designed to promote well-being. The 24 principles are universal and axiomatic truths encoded within one's consciousness and body (genes) and found in the wisdom texts of the world and the writings of great sages, philosophers, scientists, and therapists, both ancient and modern. Awareness of these principles and their manifestation into our day-to-day lives through the 7 practices would guarantee well-being and happiness (individual and collective, on all levels - body, mind, intellect and self), while ignorance and neglect of them would produce the opposite. As part of our weekly sessions we do hatha yoga and have lectures on the yoga 24x7 concepts. Subscribe to email list for updated information about meeting times and locations.