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Campus Activities Complex

Campus activities updates

*Update: 10/26/22 - CAC Winter Closing

  • W20 Stratton Student Center.
    • Closed on Friday, December 23rd @ 10:00PM
    • Re-open on Tuesday, January 3rd at 8:00AM                  

*Update: 10/17/22 - CAC is closing for the Thanksgiving holiday.

  • W20 Stratton Student Center:
    • Closed on Wednesday, November 23rd @ 10:00PM
    • Re-open on Saturday, November 26th @ 8:00AM

*Update: 8/31/22 - The Student Center branch of the United States Post Office has re-opened!  Current hours will be: Monday - Friday, 10AM - 4PM.

*Update: 8/16/22 - CAC Building Hours For Fall 2022

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.