Student Activities at MIT

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The Student Activities Office is here for you!

The Student Activities Office provides an environment for students to test new ideas, develop leadership skills and create community at MIT.

Through co-curricular opportunities such as student organizations, events, cross-cultural education, civic engagement, and leadership development, students gain invaluable skills and experiential knowledge that they will continue to develop during their time on campus and beyond as future leaders.

News and Announcements:

  • We wanted to share the exciting news that, Engage @ MIT is live and ready to be used by the MIT community. As mentioned, Engage @ MIT has been a collaborative effort between the Division of Student Life, the Association of Student Activities (ASA), and the Student Activities Office (SAO) to design and implement a new, and robust student organization portal. Visit the site at
  • Student Activites Office Hours of Operation: 9am - 5pm!
  • The City of Cambridge licensing office now has an online system for license application submission. This will entail creating an account, completing an online form, and then attaching your fully approved Atlas event registration. Here is the link: As in the past, the Atlas Registration system will send an email once your event is fully approved if the answers on the form indicate you need a license. To review if your event may need an Alcohol License, Entertainment license, or both please review the SAO & CAC event planning guide. Please contact our office if you have any questions:
  • Need to sell tickets or collect fees? MIT's got you covered: use AdMIT One for all your ticketing needs! With staff here on campus to support your event and a direct connection to your student organization accounts, AdMIT One is the easiest and most secure way to sell tickets. It's also cheaper than most outside ticket sale services! Contact the SAO for more info.
  • Student Leaders! Click here for more information about how to start the year off right with your student organization.  
  • There's a new way to Buy... and Pay! It's Buy to Pay, or B2P! For trainings and additional information, click here.
Whether you are looking to join an organization or grow your skills as a student organization leader, or whether you are looking to learn more about the intersections of identity and dive deeper into your own cultural heritage, the Student Activities Office is here to support you. From financial transactions and organizational budgeting to large-scale concerts or small craft nights, we have staff and interns who know the resources and opportunities that are best suited to enhance your work. Come in and chat with us, and we’ll help you make great things happen!