COVID Conversations

Student Life
Conversations

Meeting materials and recordings.

Next session is on Friday, May 14, 2021, at 11 am.


DSL wants to hear from you!
Every other Friday starting March 26, DSL will host Student Life Conversations, a time for students and staff to discuss MIT’s plans for fall. Complete this form to opt-into email invitations and updates.

May 14: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/gs2p7t2cqnf15ik/AAAFlDAIGrUgVNSWRVxcGxeEa?dl=0 

  1. Dashboard & MIT Now Updates – Suzanne Blake, Shawn Ferullo, Ian Waitz
    • Vaccination Status Report Reminder
    • Vaccine Requirements (especially for International Students)
  2. Conversations
    • Fall Plan
      • DAPER – Anthony Grant
      • Events & Student Activities – Gus Burkett
      • Big decisions that still need to be made – Suzy Nelson
    • Student Questions

April 30: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/d5xgiymq6xqksn7/AAD7DPlyG8OsvvL7TwEZDBn3a?dl=0

  1. Dashboard & MIT Now Updates – Suzanne Blake, Shawn Ferullo, Ian Waitz
  2. Conversations:
    • Update on DAPER policies – Anthony Grant
    • Preview of Fall Plan – Suzy Nelson, Anthony Grant, David Friedrich, Judy Robinson, Mark Hayes
      • Housing – David Friedrich
      • FSILGs – Fall planning and how to get involved with your chapter opening – Judy Robinson
      • Dining – Summer Operations – Mark Hayes
  3. Student Questions

April 23: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/p30jm37aawz464l/AACThJfake3N-E8F_HLz80xca?dl=0 

  1. Dashboard & MIT Now Updates – Suzanne Blake, Shawn Ferullo, & Ian Waitz
  2. Conversations
    • W20 Dining Updates – Mark Hayes
    • Commencement & DLC-sponsored in-person events – Gayle Gallagher & Ted Johnson
    • Student Questions – Suzy Nelson

April 9: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/q3ilgbjzb3sftzv/AADkfIOyCQbZGa3NA2WbU7H8a?dl=0 

  1. Welcome & Overview of Agenda – Suzy Nelson (5 mins)
    • Bulletin in chat (Summer access, housing, FSILGs, travel, effective June 1)
    • Use of space, Grad guests, outdoor spaces – Judy Robinson & David Friedrich
  2. Dashboard & MIT Now Updates – Suzanne Blake & Shawn Ferullo (10 mins)
  3. Dining Meal Plan Preview – Mark Hayes (10 mins)
  4. Responding to student concerns about stress, SHARP, & Student Survey – David Randall & UA
  5. Discussion

March 26: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/a77t7u8hwhlj48o/AADhx-Ke1M-kvo494tNdbYL7a?dl=0

  1. Dashboard & MIT Now Updates – Suzanne Blake, Shawn Ferullo & Ian Waitz
  2. Conversations:
    • DormCon Kitchen Proposal – Sarah Edwards
    • Summer Policy Recommendations: Institute Travel & UG Campus Access – Kate Trimble
    • Student Questions

March 12: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/injwjk8xu1ijm13/AACQ1Gwbxixn2_pFgUvg1BM-a?dl=0 

  1. Dashboard: Testing, Cases, Support, Compliance – Suzanne Blake, Shawn Ferullo, Kate McCarthy, Tessa McLain & Topher Nelson
  2. Discussion:
    • Vaccine Planning Team Update – Ian Waitz
    • Rules for In-House Gyms & Common Spaces in the Houses – David Friedrich
  3. Updates: Student involvement in planning Welcome Week (eg. First Year Orientation & REX) – Judy Robinson & David Friedrich