Welcome to the MIT Club of Boston!

IAP IM Sports Tue, Nov 18

Get involved this fall with the MIT community and join an MIT Club of Boston intramural sports team!  Meet and reconnect with fellow alumni, staff, faculty and current students for this unique opportunity.  Re-live your college days and play your favorite sport or learn a new one.  IAP sports include ice hockey*, basketball, and air pistol**.  IAP sports supplement late fall/winter sports and last approximately one month.

Can the MIT Team Help Create a Clean, Promising Future? Tue, Jan 20

Your interest in clean energy and climate change qualify you as a member of the MIT team, working to build a thriving future for generations to come. So join us for this meeting where we'll discuss ways to collaborate to get the future we want after hearing from Director Jason Jay of the Sloan Sustainability Initiative and Laur Fisher of the Climate CoLab.

Toast to IAP 2015 Thu, Jan 22

Join us at The Thirsty Ear Pub for the annual Toast to IAP!

Motown the Musical Sun, Feb 08

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is Broadway’s record-breaking smash hit that tells the true story behind the beat that changed minds, touched lives and took the world by storm. Join us as Motown comes to Beantown!






Science Trivia Challenge 2015 Volunteers Wed, Apr 22

CALLING VOLUNTEERS to sign up for the MIT Club of Boston's 9th Annual
Science Trivia Challenge, part of the Cambridge Science Festival.


New and Noteworthy

FY2015 MITCOB Scholarship Fund Recipient

Dear MIT Club of Boston,

Thank you for your generous support of the MIT Club of Boston Endowed Scholarship Fund. As the cost of an MIT education increases annually, the role of scholarships in ensuring both access and affordability becomes more critical. About 56% of MIT undergraduates receive need-based financial aid, and generous donors like yourselves allow us to admit students regardless of their financial

The student scholars who benefit from alumni-supported scholarship funds are talented and ambitious - traits that will allow them to succeed at MIT and beyond. Your gifts not only allow the best and brightest students to flourish at the Institute, but also demonstrate the importance of philanthropy for these future alumni.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me. On behalf of the Alumni Association and MIT, I thank the alumni and friends who contribute to this fund, and the leadership who continue to make scholarships a fundraising priority.


Beth McGonagle

Director of Donor Relations and Stewardship, MIT Annual Fund

MIT Admissions Job Opening (full time)

Director of the Educational Council

The Director of the Educational Council is a leadership position in the MIT Office of Admissions with the primary responsibility of managing the Educational Council, an organization of approximately 4,500 alumni/ae volunteers who serve MIT’s admissions process by providing outreach to students and high schools and interviewing applicants. Reporting to the Director of Admissions, the Director of the Educational Council serves as an admissions officer, reading applications and serving on the admissions committee as well as doing outreach programs on campus and beyond. A degree from MIT will be considered an advantage, and appreciation of MIT’s mission and culture is essential

If you are interested in the position, please see the posting on MIT's jobs site: http://bit.ly/ECDirector.  If you have any questions, drop us an email at ECdirectorSearch@mit.edu

MITCOB Scholarship Fund

The MIT Club of Boston Endowed Scholarship Fund was established on December 2, 1985 by an initial gift of the MIT Club of Boston on November 5, 1985.

The Fund shall be held as an endowment and additions to the Fund may be made at any time by the Club or members.  The annual net income of the Fund will be applied to undergraduate financial aid, except that first preference shall be given to undergraduate students who are club member relatives and second preference to Greater Boston residents, in accordance with the student financial aid policies of the Institute.

In establishing the Fund, the MIT Club of Boston recognized the importance of endowed scholarships to support the Institute’s commitment to providing need-based financial aid to undergraduate students. 

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Science Trivia Challenge

The Club of Boston’s 7th annual Science Trivia Challenge on April 17, 2013 was another resounding success.  Twenty-four teams - school-age and adult –joined Club volunteers and moderator Professor Walter Lewin for an evening of trivia ranging from bosons to biofuels to broccoli!  Each year, the four top-scoring teams enjoyed a meal with MIT Nobel Laureates, luminaries like Jerome Friedman, Robert Horvitz, Wolfgang Ketterle, and Phillip Sharp.

This coming year we add a new twist to our game: regular MIT and science trivia directly to your e-mail inbox!  If you joined us in April, keep playing along.  If you’re new to the Challenge, join us now!  Once a month, MIT-specific and  general science trivia questions will be included in the Club newsletter.

Click here to try out a few questions.


Affiliate Events

, Jan 09
MIT GSC-Snowriders Ski Trip
The annual MIT GSC-Snowriders Ski Trip invites alumni to go back to Jay Peak Ski Resort in Vermont on January 9-12, 2015. The Ski Trip is open to all MIT graduate students, post-docs, alumni, and senior undergraduate students (attendees must be over 21 years old). The trip includes 3 days of riding, boarding and frolicking and a FREE PASS to the indoor water park at Jay Peak Resort!

, Jan 21
The Paradox of Modern Parenthood
The Discovery Museums Speaker Series presents New York Times Best Selling Author Jennifer Senior who will explore unseen forces that are making modern parents anxious, including the transformation of the child’s role; the introduction of personal choice; and dramatic changes to how we live and work, ultimately shedding light on why most parents say that raising children is the most meaningful thing they'll ever do.

The sponsors who have generously contributed to the 2013 Gala are listed here.
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