Grad Kid Enrichment Programs

Programs for all graduate students’ children

Graduate Residential Education is excited to support graduate families in a variety of different programs:

  • Family Cooking Classes - Raising Healthy Kids on Campus
  • Semester long after school arts and puppet theatre program
  • February School Vacation
  • Fun events at the Edgerton Center
  • Mommy and Me Yoga

Story Time

Join us for one or all of the story time days featuring our special guests!

September 16 @ 5 PM with Miss Boston

October 1 @ 5 PM with John Urschel (former NFL Player and MIT PhD student)

November 16 @ 9 AM with Anna Staniszewski (childen author)

December 18 @ 5 PM with Dusty Miller (MIT Police)

*All located in Westgate Lounge*

Story Time

Drumlin Farm Comes to Us!

Half-day of school party for ages 4+!

September 18

1:00-2:00 PM in Wesgate Playground

Drumlin Farm Comes to MIT Flyer

Puppet Classes

Theater classes for kids ages 4-10

Wednesdays, September 18th - October 30th

3:00-4:00 PM

$50/per child for all sessions

Register by emailing Naomi Carton at:

Puppet Classes

Create with Color

Art classes for kids ages 4 and up!

Join us for Art Class Wednesdays beginning January 9, 2019 - March 6, 2019

(1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, 2/27, 3/6)

3:30-4:30 PM in Wesgate Lounge

*Cost is $35.00 per child. If you have siblings in class, second child is $25.00. Email Naomi Carton ( to register.

Create with Color

Zumba Kids

Zumba classes for kids ages 4-11

January 22, 2019 - February 12, 2019

4:30-5:30 PM - McCormick Dance Studio

For more information and costs, email Naomi Carton at

Zumba Kids

Kids Eat Free Fridays

Kids Eat Free Fridays

Starting Friday, March 9, kids (12 years or under) eat dinner for FREE at Bon Appétit cafés!


McCormick: 5:00-8:00 PM

Baker: 5:30-8:30 PM

Maseeh: 5:00-9:00 PM

Simmons: 5:00-8:00 PM

Next House: 5:30-8:30 PM

Kids Eat Free