Who May Participate
Finding Activities in
the On-line Guide
PARTICIPATING IN NON-CREDIT ACTIVITIES
During IAP, more than 600 non-credit activities in over 35 categories
are offered by and for members of the MIT Community. This page contains
information on who may participate in IAP, activity costs, and instructions
on reviewing activity descriptions using the online IAP Guide.
Who May Participate in IAP?
- IAP non-credit activities are only open to members of the MIT
community: faculty, students, staff, and MIT alumni/ae.
- Activities should be organized for the entire MIT community,
but should not include non-MIT groups or the public at large.
- The number of participants for an activity may be limited, but
the ability to participate may not be limited to members of a
- Profit-making or promotional events for a private enterprise
are not appropriate IAP activities.
Unless the description states otherwise, activities are free. In
some cases, organizers ask participants to pay a share of the costs,
mainly for materials, transportation, or food. The fees are approved
by IAP staff in the Office of the Dean for Undergraduate Education (DUE). All honoraria and
wages must be paid through the MIT accounting system, not paid directly
Finding Activities in the Online Guide
Activities (non-credit) are organized in three ways:
You may search on IAP subjects and activities, as well as IAP general
information, by referring to the Search
the IAP 2009