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February 13, 2019
Prof. Steven Hall and Dean Naomi Carton are named to the New Vassar Street residence's house team and will lead the effort to form a founders' group to plan for the community's fall 2020 opening.
April 27, 2018
Following a two-year process that started with a review of existing dining data, a selection committee of students, faculty heads of house, and staff from the Division of Student Life (DSL) has selected Compass Group and its subsidiaries Bon Appétit and Restaurant Associates to take on the new, expa
Undergraduate, Housing, Dining, Graduate
January 25, 2018
Following a 16-year head-of-house career that spanned three decades and two residence halls, Professor Anne E.C. McCants and her husband Bill have announced that they will step down from their post in Burton Conner House (BC) at the end of this academic year.
Undergraduate, Housing, Work for DSL, Dean for Student Life
February 24, 2017
Faculty invited to learn more at informational reception on March 8
In 1933, Dr. Avery Allen Ashdown PhD ’24 was named the first housemaster in MIT’s residential system. He took up residence in a complex of buildings dubbed Graduate House (later renamed Senior House), and shaped the burgeoning community by identifying 46 graduate students to live in the dorm. So began the MIT tradition of faculty heads of house.
February 09, 2017
Suzy Nelson started as MIT’s vice president and dean for student life on July 1, 2016. She came to the Institute after a national search and brings broad experience from managing student affairs and residential life at Colgate University, Harvard University, and Cornell University to the role. During her first semester at the Institute, Nelson worked with students, faculty, and staff to invigorate the Division of Student Life’s mission and goals, and is leading major projects related to residence hall development and renovation, student support, and diversity and inclusion.
Wellness and Support, Student Groups, Student Governance, Housing, Dean for Student Life, Dining, FSILG
December 07, 2016
Thanks to a cooperative effort between the Division of Student Life (DSL) and the Graduate Student Council (GSC), graduate students will have more flexibility when applying for campus housing, or when departing from or returning to housing for leaves of absence.
October 18, 2016
As work on west campus residential planning continues, a committee of students, faculty, and staff formed by Vice President and Dean for Student Life Suzy Nelson rele
Undergraduate, Housing, VP for Student Life, Dean for Student Life
April 25, 2016
What makes you feel like a part of a community? For many students at MIT, community involves being a part of the FSILG family.
Housing, Student Groups
April 19, 2016
It is common for students to feel homesick during their first few weeks of college. Sometimes it could be a difficult transition until something drastically changes that feeling into being homesick for college.
Housing, Student Groups