Activities, Arts and Recreation

Events and Activities

Student Groups

Visual Arts, Music and Dance


Learn by Doing

  • Offers extracurricular classes and hosts sales throughout the year

  • A fully equipped wood and metal shop that teaches thoughtful design

  • Provides training in the use of machine tools, access to them and guidance in project planning

  • Coordinated listing of entrepreneurship resources available to MIT students

  • A platform to promote students who have invented, implemented, succeeded, and even failed at a wide range of ideas, both large and small

Independent Activities Period (IAP)

  • Spend your IAP solving problems that matter, learn about America's education system, and make a difference for kids through this all-expenses-paid program

  • Special January term - students, faculty, staff, and alums can organize and participate in a wide variety of activities, including how-to sessions, forums, athletic endeavors, lecture series, films, tours, recitals and contests. Information about subjects for credits and about more than 600 non-credit activities offered during IAP

Student Government

Diversity Events