Students sitting outside Sidney-Pacific Residence Hall in the summer

Community Abounds as Sidney-Pacific Residence Hall Celebrates 20 Years

July 20, 2022

The largest graduate residence on MIT’s campus, Sidney-Pacific (NW86), also known as Sid-Pac, thrives on the community its residents have built over the past 20 years.

Diversity, Student Activities, Student Groups, Student Governance, Housing, Traditions, Graduate

MIT Sloan Black Business Student Association group photo in MIT sweatshirts.

Kickback Series: A Black at MIT Sloan Experience

March 11, 2022

Across campus at MIT Sloan School of Management, Lena Hairadin, a second year MBA candidate and co-president of the MIT Sloan Black Business Students Association (BBSA) took

Diversity, Inclusion, Student Groups, Graduate

People from across MIT gathered outside the Student Center on March 3 for a candlelight rally to support MIT’s Ukrainian community and condemn attacks on Ukraine by Russian forces.

MIT Community Stands with Ukraine at Candlelight Rally

March 11, 2022

People from across MIT gathered outside the Student Center on March 3 for a candlelight rally to support MIT’s Ukrainian community and condemn attacks on Ukraine by Russian forces.

Undergraduate, Student Groups, Religious Life, Graduate

Launchpad Vendors

CommonWealth Kitchen Launchpad Prepares for Takeoff in Student Center

August 18, 2021

New eateries join familiar options in W20 and house dining reopens with new culinary team members and Covid-prevention protocols.

Undergraduate, Dining, Graduate

New Associate and Interim Heads of House

Simmons, Maseeh, and Warehouse Welcome New House Team Members

May 26, 2021

Faculty living in residence halls with students is a longstanding tradition of the MIT housing system, and heads of house become central figures in their community’s lives as mentors and supporters.

Undergraduate, Housing, Graduate

Sidney Pacific community members in Zoom room together hold cards they designed and wrote to a loved one.

Reinventing the Graduate Student Community During a Pandemic

March 25, 2021

Nearly a year since the pandemic upended the day-to-day lives of the community and in-person instruction turned into virtual Zoom classes, students have gone above and beyond to create and nurture connections with one another

Wellness and Support, Housing, Graduate

Central Square, Cambridge

MIT Housing System and Division of Student Life Team Up to Support Local Eateries

March 17, 2021

Program defrays the cost of ordering from local restaurants for COVID-safe residence gatherings.

Undergraduate, Housing, Dean for Student Life, Dining, Graduate

Four people in Zoom room laptop (left) and an orange MIT EnergyHack logo on monitor (right)

Focused on innovative solutions to the world’s energy challenges

November 21, 2020

Like many things in 2020, the annual MIT EnergyHack hosted by the MIT Energy Club looked very different this year.

Undergraduate, Student Groups, Graduate

Beirut Destruction

MIT community unites for Beirut explosion relief efforts

October 05, 2020

On August 4th, the third-largest blast the world has ever seen shook the city of Beirut, Lebanon. The city’s core was wiped out.

Undergraduate, Student Groups, Graduate