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Events

Schedule (with Free Event Information)

Senior Week is filled with many events to celebrate our achievements. There are many different types of events for seniors to take part in. Some events have a limited number of spots and will require you to lottery in, while others are open to the whole class. The lottery was available as part of the registration form and was due on April 10 at 5 PM (extension was granted due to email issues until April 11 at 4 PM). You can view more info about the lottery on the Lottery page. You can access the registration form on the Registration page.

Senior Week is from May 31 to June 5, 2019. A schedule of events may be found here. You may view the currently planned events below. Prices, dates, events, and details are subject to change.

The Alumni Association will be hosting Tech Night at the Pops alongside other commencement and reunion related events. We've listed some Alumni Association events below, but you can also find more info on their website.

Please be advised that events, locations, ticket counts, prices, and details are subject to change, even after the lottery closes.

Ticket sales for events will begin on April 12, following the release of lottery results. No student has a spot in an event until they have purchased their ticket. The deadline to purchase lotteried tickets was April 19, 2019. We are now in open sale, so anyone in the class can buy tickets. You will be able to purchase tickets by following instructions on the Registration page when sales begin.



Senior Week Events List


 : Lotteried with x Tickets Available ·  : Alcohol Present ·  : Transportation Provided

Schedule



Senior Toast

June 5th · 7 PM - 10 PM · Boston Marriott Cambridge ·

Come celebrate the Class of 2019! We'll be enjoying drinks, refreshments, and snacks as we look back on our years at MIT. This is the final class event - don't miss out on the one of the last times the class will be together.

Note: This event is for graduates only. Parents and siblings may not attend. This event is free and open to all members of the class of 2019 (those eligible for Senior Week). Please register via the Senior Week Registration form. Alcohol will be served to 21+ members of the class, but the event is open to 2019s of all ages.



Active Events

All active events are lotteried in the Main Lottery.

Go Kart Racing

118  · $40 ·

Break speed limits without paying fines! Come drive fast cars with your friends at X1 Boston.


Laser Tag

62  · $18 ·

Pew Pew Pew. This is war! Compete against your classmates and shoot anything that gets in your way.


Archery

38  · $14

Missed your chance to take archery? Come join us for some archery practice! People of all skill levels are welcome! We'll be going to Archery Games Boston!


Six Flags

147  · $37 ·

Six flags over Te- New England!? Come experience the New England capital of thrill! Ride the coasters of Six Flags New England!


Paintball

49  · $29 ·

Ever want to shoot paint at your friends? Well now you can at Paintball! Come and play at Chelsea's custom built, state of the art facility designed with both first time and experienced players in mind. Must wear apprpriate attire to play. Go to https://www.bostonpaintball.com for more information.


Skyzone Trampoline Dodgeball

98  · $20 ·

Come play dodgeball -- but more intense, because the floor is extra bouncy. Or just practice your acrobatic skills in a room full of trampolines!


Boda Borg

98  · $12 ·

Imagine a fusion of Escape the Room with American Ninja Warrior, that's what you'll find at Boda Borg. Join members of your class and team up to solve exciting mental and physical challenges as a team! Stay as long as you want and experience their all you can eat Taco Bar, or step out to grab food in the area and return later for more fun!


Codzilla

50  · $13

Come and explore the Boston Harbor Islands! Take a boat on a high-speed, scenic tour of the surrounding islands and historical locations! You may even see a whale!


Rock Climbing

98  · $8

Come test your climbing and bouldering skills!


White Water Rafting

98  · $68 ·

Enjoy a day rafting along the river - hope no one falls overboard! Lunch picnic provided!


Kayaking

98  · $10

Come Kayaking along the Charles and enjoy the beautiful views Cambridge and Boston have to offer. All kayaks are doubles so grab a friend or meet someone new. Make sure to pack clothes for the weather.


Skydiving

216  · $134 ·

Graduating from MIT not crazy enough for you? How about skydiving? Freefall into the last week of your undergrad in style. Join us at Skydive Danielson to tandem skydive (experienced diver + you) for an experience of a lifetime. You must be 18+ years old (bring a government issued ID), and weigh less than 230 LBS. Check out skydivedanielson.com for more information.



Tours

All tours are lotteried in the Main Lottery.


Downeast Cider House Tour

80  · $7 · · 21+

Immerse yourself in a tour of Downeast Cider and learn how the cider is made. Everything on tap will be available for tasting, including a few new flavors. Must be 21+ years old, and bring MIT ID and a government issued ID. Go to https://downeastcider.com/ for more information.


City Winery Tour

100  · $19 · · 21+

Explore the wine world and sample the latest wines fresh from the barrel on a tour of City Winery. You must be 21+ to attend.


Harpoon Brewery Tour

142  · $8 · · 21+


Taza Tour

72  · $4

Tour the this local chocolate factory that makes stone-ground chocolate! Learn about their chocolate making process and enjoy samples on this delicious tour. We'll have way more than 4 golden tickets for this event



Laid-Back Events

All events in this category are lotteried in the Main Lottery.

Boba and Sweets Tour

49  · $15

Come check out some of Boston's best boba and dessert shops! $30 of food for $15.


Boston Harbor Islands Tour

73  · $11

Come spend the day on a Boston Harbor island!


Cocktail Class

57  · · $53

Learn shake, stir, and muddle cocktails to show off to your friends! This two hour class will make you an at-home cocktail pro. Must be 21+ to attend.


Improv Asylum

98  · $8

What better way to start off Senior Week than with a good ole fashioned House Party with the Improv Asylum? Join the Main Stage cast as they perform improv based off of party classics. Think you can shoot a ping pong ball into an actor's cup while they perform on stage? Come give it your best shot!


Skywalk

29  · $9

Get the best views of Boston from 700ft in the sky with Skywalk


Dave & Buster's

49  · · $20

Come and play at Dave and Buster's! Enjoy a variety of arcade games and compete with your friends for the most number tickets! Food will be available for purchase. Go to https://www.daveandbusters.com/ for more information.


Paint Bar

49  · $23 · ·

Explore your artistic side by enjoying a relaxing night of painting. We'll provide the paint and easels -- just bring your best ideas!



Trips

Both trips are lotteried, but they each have their own lottery. You can enter the lotteries for the trips using the Registration form. You can read more about the separate trip lottery process on the Lottery page.

Cape Cod Trip

98 (Cape Cod Lottery)  · $26 ·

Cape Cod? The potato chip? Come experience the real Cape Cod first hand. Explore the shops, sit on the beach, and see the sights. This is a free-form trip. The ticket gets you transportation to the Cape. When you arrive, it's entirely up to you! You have the whole day in the city. Just be back in time for the bus!


Casino Trip

49 (Casino Lottery)  · $16 · · · 21+

Live out your "21" dreams at the casino!



Free Events

Free events are open to everyone who is eligible for Senior Week and are not lotteried. As the name implies, there is no fee for these events. No registration is required.

BBQ Kickoff

Kresge BBQ Pits

Come get the best BBQ in Cambridge complete with mac and cheese, pulled pork and chicken wings. Tasty free food you know you cant resist!

Come join us for some BBQ and to kick off Senior Week! Socialize with friends and have a good time. We'll have The Smoke Shop during part 1 and Roxy's during part 2.


Location Mixer

Kresge BBQ Pits

Want to know who will be working near you next year? Come to the location mixer to mingle with friends who will be working close to you after graduation.

Come meet some of the people who will be living in the same city as you post graduation! This is a wonderful opportunity to make new friends that you'll be living near and possibly find new roommates. Don't start off in the new city by yourself!


Boston Area Hiking

Blue Hills Reservation - Meet at Blue Hills Reservation Headquarters

Leaves? On trees? The weather's finally good, so we should see the beautiful world around us! Come for a hike with the class! We'll be hiking in a Boston area hiking location.

Come join some of your fellow classmates and go for a hike! We're planning on traveling to the Blue Hills Reservation. Meet at the Blue Hills Reservation. Specifically, meet at the Blue Hills Reservation Headquarters at 695 Hillside St, Milton, MA 02186. Please be advised that this hike is NOT GUIDED and you are participating at your own risk. It's just a group hiking together. We're planning on doing an easier trail, but you are welcome to participate in harder trails on your own if you so desire.


Picnic on the Esplanade

Esplanade Dock (Boston Side)

Come say goodbye to all of your classmates over a relaxing picnic on the Esplanade. Take in the views of Cambridge and MIT -- the dome, the Green building, all your favorite dorms -- while reminiscing over some delicious Trader Joe's snacks.

Come join us for a picnic on the Esplanade! Hang out with friends and have some good food from Trader Joe's.


Movie Night

10-250

Come watch a movie with the class!


Trivia Night

W20-491

Grab your friends for some good old fashion trivia ! Have four years at MIT really taught you anything? Will your team be victorious? Will there be snacks? Come find out the answers to these questions and more at trivia night!


Kid Day

Barry Astroturf Field/Johnson Athletics Center

Not ready to be an adult yet? Come to Barry Astroturf Field and let your inner child play with inflatables and enjoy food truck food! Feel free to bring other outdoor activities :). Music and snacks will be available.

Come let out your inner kid! We're planning on having some food trucks and inflatables for you to go back to your younger days! We'll also have Zinneken's.



Bar Nights

Bar events are open to everyone who is eligible for Senior Week and 21+. These events are not lotteried. Free tickets will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Howl at the Moon

· 21+

Come experience some amazing live entertainment with the class at on of Boston's premiere nightlife venues! We'll be jammin' out to music at Howl at the Moon!


Tavern in the Square

· 21+

Come join us for a Boston favorite!


Game On Fenway

· 21+

Get your game on at Game On Fenway! We'll have bar games, snacks, drinks, and a ton of great company. All participants must have a valid goverment ID and be at least 21 to participate.


Cambridge Bar Night

· 21+

Experience a bar night in Cambridge like no other, with free drinks and snacks. Drinks are first come first serve. Must bring MIT ID and a government issued ID.



Alumni Association Events


Turn the Rat Around

Wednesday, June 5, noon–3:00 p.m., Kresge Lawn (free)
Get a free Brass Rat cleaning and pick up your name badge, Tech Night at Pops tickets, and a special gift. Plus, enjoy food and ice cream, palm readings, caricature drawings, and more.

Zeroth Reunion

June 7 – 8
Congratulations, Class of 2019 undergraduate and graduate students—you made it! The Alumni Association has numerous programs and events to help celebrate your upcoming milestone and prepare you for post-graduation life. Tech Night at Pops ($) (Transportation Provided) and Pops Encore Party (free): Friday, June 7, 8:00 p.m. Attend one of MIT's most beloved traditions then party at the Kresge Oval Tent after the concert. Tech Day Program: Saturday, June 8, 9:00 a.m. (free) Learn about research on climate change. Toast to Tech: Saturday, June 8, 10:30 p.m.–midnight (free) Join classmates and alumni for a late-night party with a hosted bar, live music, deserts, and dancing! Zeroth Reunion registration link: http://alumic.mit.edu/s/1314/17form/interior.aspx?sid=1314&gid=13&pgid=47828&content_id=50056