Welcome students! Join us for our 2014 Orientation events.

Posted August 14th, 2014 by Heather Denny

Welcome to the MIT Libraries! We look forward to meeting you. Join us for an event and learn what the Libraries have to offer, or follow these tips to get started using the MIT Libraries.

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS:

Freshman Explorations: Ice Cream Social (photo: L. Barry Hetherington)

Freshman Explorations: Ice Cream Social (photo: L. Barry Hetherington)

Academic Expo
What: An expo of MIT’s academic departments and programs. The Libraries will be ready to answer your questions and offer information about our resources and services. Pick up handouts and goodies.
When: Tuesday, August 26, 1:30–4 pm
Where: Johnson Athletics Center (W34). Look for the Libraries’ banner.

Freshmen Explorations: Library Tours
What: A walking tour of the MIT Libraries.
When: Thursday, August 28, tours start at 2 & 2:30 pm
Where: Meet in Lobby 7; Ends outside Hayden Library for the ice cream social.

Freshmen Explorations: Ice Cream Social
What: Free Ben & Jerry’s ice cream!
When: Thursday, August 28, 3 – 5 pm
Where: Lipchitz Courtyard (Building 14); rain location: hallway in front of Hayden Library (Building 14)

GRADUATE STUDENTS:

Graduate Student Orientation: Grad School 101
What: Learn about the MIT Libraries’ essential resources for grad students.
When: Monday, August 25, 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Where: 26-100

15th Annual New Graduate Student Reception
What:
 A reception for new graduate students, with beverages and light refreshments provided.
NOTE: Tickets may be purchased for $5 at the Graduate Student Council Information Booth.
When: Friday, August 29, 5 – 7 pm
Where: Barker Engineering Library Reading Room–under the Dome (Building 10-500)

ALL MIT COMMUNITY:

Health & Community Fair
What: Libraries’ staff will be ready to answer your questions and offer information about our resources and services. Pick up handouts and goodies.
When: Tuesday, September 2, 12–4 pm
Where: Kresge Oval, outside the Student Center

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