MIT: Independent Activities Period: IAP

IAP 2014

Tour of MIT's Nuclear Research Reactor [at capacity]

Taylor Tracy, Administrative Assistant II

Jan/14 Tue 11:00AM-12:15PM NW12, Ring doorbell for entry, may arrive early

Enrollment: Limited: Advance sign-up required
Sign-up by 01/13
Limited to 15 participants
Prereq: None

January 14th's tour of the reactor is currently at capacity, however there is still space available for tours at 11am on Thursday 1/16 and Tuesday 1/21. 

Come take a tour of the second largest university research reactor in the U.S. and the only one located on the campus of a major university. Learn about nuclear fission, the design of the unique MIT reactor, nuclear safety, as well as various types of research conducted at the facility. Questions are welcomed and encouraged!

At least 24 hours before the start of the tour we'll need the full name, residential address, phone number, and date of birth for all tour participants (MIT ID# may be provided in lieu of address, phone number, and DOB). Please make sure all adults bring a valid government issued photo ID, seeing as we will check this upon arrival (or MIT ID if number has been provided). Cameras, mobile phones, bags, backpacks, open toed shoes/sandals (including flip flops) etc., are permitted in the administrative building but are not permitted on the tour. There is a secure office that you will be able to leave your belongings in. 15 person maximum.

Contact: Taylor Tracy, 617 253-4211, TTRACY@MIT.EDU