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Campus Activities Complex

Campus activities updates

*Update: 1/4/22 -   IAP Building Hours

*Update: 12/1/21- Due to the ongoing pandemic, we are continuing to pause the mascot program for IAP and Spring 2022 term.  TIM The Beaver wishes you all a healthy winter and spring!

We are currently accepting requests for the current academic year, 2021/2022 (9/8/21 - 5/21/22) for event spaces and fall 2021 - spring 2022 promotional space.  If you need help or have questions, please email cacscheduling@mit.edu.

*Update: 11/17/21 -

Opening reservation books for the Academic Year 2022-2023 Requests (9/7/22 - 5/26/23) on 2/28/22 @10AM.  Further details to be announced soon.

CONSTRUCTIONPlease note that construction is happening at several CAC outdoor locations.  The Kresge BBQ Pits, Kresge Lawn, and McDermott Dot are not available for the next several years.


The Campus Activities Complex (CAC) provides a range of facilities and services designed to support the educational mission of the institute and the out-of-classroom needs of the community. CAC services include facilities management, event planning and support, retail, and contracted services.

This unit manages the Stratton Student Center, Kresge Auditorium, the Stata Center, MIT Chapel, Religious Activities Center, Walker Memorial, Wong Auditorium, Reservable Outdoor Space, and Barbecue Pits as centers for social, cultural, educational, religious, and recreational interaction. The Campus Activities Complex is a reporting unit within the Student Development and Support area of the Division of Student Life (DSL).

For more information on event planning and CAC facilities, please see our Event Planning Guide or call our office at (617) 253-3913.