Orientation Activities


Orientation (all virtual) activities for the Class of 2024 will take place on Sunday, February 14 and Monday, February 15, 2021. Please plan to attend all events - mandatory events are denoted by aterisk(*) in the schedule below. Zoom links for events will be provided by February 13.

Message us on Slack or email firstyear@mit.edu with any questions!

MIT Spring Orientation 2021 Schedule

Sunday, February 14th, 2021 (all times in EST)

  • 11:00 - 11:30 am    Orientation Kickoff*
  • 11:30 - 12:00 pm    OL Small Group #1*
  • 12:00 - 12:00 pm    Head of House Meetings/Break for Brunch*
  • 2:00 - 3:15 pm        Sex Signals*
  • 3:30 - 4:15 pm        Pleasure Event
  • 4:30 - 7:00 pm        Advising Block/Break for Dinner
    • 4:30 - 5:30 pm        OPTIONAL: Advising Drop-Ins with AAs
    • 5:00 - 6:00 pm        OPTIONAL: Dinner with OLs
    • 6:00 - 7:00 pm        OPTIONAL: Games with OLs
  • 7:00 - 8:00 pm        Dear Future Me: Reflections from the Class of 2021*
  • 8:00 - 9:00 pm        OL Small Group #2*
  • 9:00 - 10:00 pm      SaveTFP presents: PAL-entine’s Day!

Monday, February 15th, 2021 (all times in EST)

  • 10:00 - 11:00 am    Breakfast with OLs
  • 11:00 - 12:00 pm    Safety on Campus*
  • 12:00 - 1:00 pm      Break for Lunch
  • 1:00 - 2:30 pm        Diversity & Inclusion Session (Group 1 - see below for breakouts)*
  • 1:00 - 2:30 pm        Experiential Learning Opportunities (ELO) Panel (Group 2 - see below for breakouts)*
  • 2:30 - 3:00 pm        Break
  • 3:00 - 4:30 pm        Diversity & Inclusion Session (Group 2 - see below for breakouts)*
  • 3:00 - 4:30 pm        Experiential Learning Opportunities (ELO) Panel (Group 1 - see below for breakouts)*
  • 4:30 - 5:15 pm        Orientation Small Group #3*
  • 5:30 - 6:30 pm        Advising Block/Break for Dinner
    • 5:30 - 6:30 pm        OPTIONAL: Advising Drop-Ins with AAs

*Group 1 = Students living in Baker, MacGregor, East Campus, New House, and Off-Campus students

*Group 2 = Students living in Next House, Masseh, New Vassar, McCormick, Random, Simmons