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Simmons Hall is an MIT dormitory that houses 340 awesome undergraduates, 5,538 windows, and an unknown population of velociraptors. It’s a phenomenal place to call home during your time at the Institute, and we can’t wait to show you why.

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CPW 2014 Event Schedule

We have 20 events planned for you over the weekend. Bring your friends, bring your A-game, and get ready to have a great time!

All Weekend

Whenever someone's awake Grand Tour Get a tour of our home -- admire the boston skyline from our terraces, explore our porosity-inspired lounges, see representative student rooms, and hear tales about rubber ducks and velociraptors! Guides will leave every fifteen minutes, whenever we're awake. Stop by desk to request a tour.

Thursday, April 10

2pm-4pm Sports and Otter Pops Stretch your legs after a long flight (or a not so long drive) to MIT - and meet some new friends! Also, we have freezepops. A 1000 of them. One THOUSAND. Location: Briggs Field
2:30pm-3:30pm Pie Face COME EAT PIE SANS HANDS.
4pm-6pm Stars and Stripes Or whatever else you wanna stencil on some free t-shirts while you make 3D stars!
5pm-7pm Grill, Fill, Chill Get some protein after that helzadope game of frisbee you just played, or join us for the first time to eat delectable burgers and hot dogs (veg* options available). Meet us on the super huge and totally functional stairs in front of Simmons.
6:30-8:30pm Inverse Curling Who needs curling rocks when we have frozen blocks of ice? And who needs an ice rink when we have the first floor of Simmons? Sweep your team to victory with the best Swiffer has to offer and enjoy a fun study break with the residents of the Sponge.
10pm-1am Wub Wub and Wings Play Super Smash Bros, eat some wings, and chill out to some dubstep. Sounds like a great night. Meet in our Party Room
11:59pm-2am Sporcle Party Because we all know we want to. (Sporcle is an awesome quiz website with random quizzes about everything. If you like Academic Bowl, Science Bowl, pop culture, trivia, or anything really, come play Sporcle with us!). Location: MPR

Friday, April 11

8am-10am Pancake breakfast Pulled your first MIT all nighter? Come fuel up for an exciting day the right way: with a scrumptious assortment of pancakes! Make them your own with rainbow-colored batter! Location: Late night cafe.
12pm-3pm GIANT STUFF EVERYTHING is bigger in Sims. Giant BALL PITS. Giant JENGA. Giant ORIGAMI. Giant TWISTER. Giant FOOD. Famangomadan. Location: First floor
3pm-5pm Ice Cream and Sword Fights Medieval tournament with foam swords. The rules? Fence until 'ARHGHHGH.' Bloody, yes. Only finest warriors will appease Grand Duke Duck. Or chill and nom ice cream. All OK. GRRRAHHHHRGGG. Location: Late night cafe
5pm-7pm Grill, Fill, Chill (Still!) Have time to kill? Want to meet Will? You know the drill. Join us to eat delectable burgers (veg* options available). Meet us on the super huge and totally functional stairs in front of Simmons!
9pm-3am Board Games and Ice Cream Sandwiches Meet some of your new classmates through friendly competition! There will be games and more ice cream sandwiches than you've ever seen before. Play games and chat with your fellow MIT students. Meet us in our Dining Hall.

Saturday, April 12

8am-11am Rainbow Pancakes! Pulled your first MIT all nighter? Come fuel up for an exciting day the right way: with a scrumptious assortment of pancakes! Make them your own with rainbow-colored batter! (part of this balanced breakfast)
12pm-2pm Make your own Pizza Bagel! Come make your own pizza with delectable toppings. You can make your pizza (cake?) and eat it, too! Location: Country Kitchen
2pm-4:30pm SIMFEST THE ULTIMATE SIMMONS EXPERIENCE! Come participate in our festival of mini-events run by the many Simmons communities.
4:30pm-6pm Real Talk Talk to Simmons residents about college life! We've chosen a variety of student panelists to answer your questions about the next four years. We're open to anything - so ask away (but don't ask Eli about the sink...) Prefrosh only!
4:30pm-6pm [Parent] Real Talk Talk to Simmons residents and house team about life at MIT! Parents can learn more about the unique housing experience Simmons offers.
8pm-9pm World Famous Study Break Join us for a Simmons tradition, enjoying our housemasters' famous smoothies and world-renowned pancakes. Seriously, you have never had a smoothie this good.
9pm-1am Simmons Puzzle Hunt A puzzle hunt made by MIT students, for MIT students. Drop in at any time and solve a few puzzles, or try to solve the meta first. Location: Simmons Dining
10pm-1am Top of (la Esponja) the Sponge Tired of repetitive EDM parties? Shake it up and keep it classy at the fiery, salsa-themed festival, Top of la Esponja (the Sponge). Dance the night away on the scenic 7th floor terrace or simply chill with friends while you dine on appropriately-themed comestibles (that's right, real food!). Can't dance? No problem! We'll have [attractive] salsa instructors to teach you the steps. This is where the real party is at. Baker isn't shit!

Sunday, April 13

8am-11am Farewell Breakfast Until next year, prefrosh. Draw enough rainbow pancakes here to last you till then. Location: Country Kitchen