Student Center Vendor Program

Vendors from the MIT community and elsewhere can reserve tables in the Student Center lobby to sell merchandise or promote a service or company.


Year-round, tables are available Monday through Friday from 9 am until 5 pm. The Stratton Student Center is located at 84 Massachusetts Avenue and is a high-traffic area for students, faculty, staff, and the greater Cambridge community.

To request vendor dates, please complete the form below. Once a preferred date has been confirmed as available, it will be put on hold and you will receive an email with details. You will subsequently receive a vendor agreement, whcih must be signed and returned to the CAC with payment prior to the first scheduled date.

There are no refunds. However, if you are unable to make your original date and give 48-hours notice, you can book another date within 3 months free of charge.

Pricing are as follows for merchandise vendors (selling items like clothes, jewelry, books, etc.):

  • "Try-it" rate: $50.00

This is a special discount we offer to first-time merchandise vendors, only.

  • 1 date: $75.00
  • 2 dates: $100.00
  • 3 dates: $120.00
  • $40.00 per day when 3 or more dates are reserved

CAC can provide merchandise vendors one to three 6' tables, skirted, with chairs.

Pricing are as follows for promotional vendors (promoting a service, event, or new product): 

  • 1 date: $100.00
  • 2 dates: $120.00
  • 3 dates: $150.00

CAC can provide promotional vendors one 6' table, skirted, with chairs.

Summer (June - August) rate for merchandise and promotional vendors:

  • $40.00 per day

Parking (if available)

  • $25 per day

All dates must be paid for in full prior to the vending date.

Vendor Inquiry

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