The housing lottery ran more smoothly this year than last year, with about two-thirds of freshmen receiving their first-choice dormitory and only seven receiving a choice ranked lower than third.
As helpful as residential rush can be for incoming freshmen, new graduate students have little need for fraternity parties and dorm barbeques. Instead, the Graduate Student Council offers a full schedule of orientation activities for new grad students.
Low attendance at this year’s Panhellenic Association events resulted in a sorority rush which was somewhat weaker than that of previous years.
MIT officials are scheduled to go before the Cambridge Planning Board on September 12, to present plans for a Media Lab extension.
The subsidies are only available for the entire term. After the first month, the cost of the pass is billed automatically to the student’s bursar’s account.
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