Getting Involved & Meeting People
Want to get more involved with the MIT community? Looking for something to do in your spare time? There are so many options, it’s going to be hard to choose. Meet new people, develop new hobbies, attend social events, and so much more. Most student groups and activities are open to all members of the MIT community including spouses and partners, so if you're not sure, just ask.
- Attend the MIT Spouses & Partners Connect Wednesday Meetings, groups, and classes
- Connect online with MIT Spouses & Partners Connect on Facebook and LinkedIn (note: in addition to joining our Facebook Group, you can also like and/or follow our Facebook Page and Instagram)
- Join the MIT Women’s League — groups, classes & events
- Find a religious community on campus
- Check out the social events sponsored by the Graduate Student Council and the MIT Postdoctoral Association
- Find a full list of MIT groups and activities at http://web.mit.edu/community
Hobbies and Interest Groups:
- Take an art class run by the MIT Student Art Association
- Enjoy the great outdoors with other enthusiasts and/or rent gear from the MIT Outing Club
- Buy discounted tickets to local arts and culture, sporting events, and family activities from the MIT Activities Committee (with an MIT ID card - see our Q&A page for more information)
- Make something using the woodworking and metalworking tools and equipment in the MIT Hobby Shop
- MIT Recreation offers a variety of ways for you to play, swim, run, dance, stretch-out, and get moving
- See a movie at the MIT Lecture Series Committee - you won't find cheaper movie tickets!
- Join the MIT Language Conversation Exchange: Post a profile and search for conversation partners. Open to anyone in the MIT community.
You can also check out the range of events in the MIT Calendar.