1. Earlier this month, another school year officialy began at MIT with the start of the fall semester. In the weeks leading up to the 2017-2018 academic year, Information Systems and Technology (IS&T), along with the rest of the Institute, worked hard to welcome students back to campus and make their return (or arrival) as smooth as possible.
  2. NOTE FOR #MIT2021 students: When you get to #MIT this weekend and connect to wireless, make sure you're using MIT SECURE, our encrypted #WiFi network. Mom and dad would approve.
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#massachusettsinstituteoftechnology #cartoon #humor #college #security #cybersecurity #encryption
    NOTE FOR #MIT2021 students: When you get to #MIT this weekend and connect to wireless, make sure you're using MIT SECURE, our encrypted #WiFi network. Mom and dad would approve. . . . #massachusettsinstituteoftechnology #cartoon #humor #college #security #cybersecurity #encryption
  3. Since MIT is a place that's all about numbers, here are some figures that capture IS&T's back-to-school efforts:
  4. 700

    The number of IS&T-branded fidget spinners we bought to hand out to students during back-to-school events. Kids love the fidget spinners!
  5. Who's enjoying their #MIT IS&T #fidgetspinner? Hopefully, lots of you members of #MIT2021 got one from us during orientation. #massachusettsinstituteoftechnology
  6. 1,000

    The number of stickers with IS&T's snapcode and other social media handles to be included in swag bags and handed out at back-to-school events. MIT students should follow us to make sure they get important news and information about IT at the ‘tute.
  7. 18

    The number of IS&T t-shirts printed for staff members to wear at back-to-school events (with apologies to the late, great Charles Schulz).
  8. 510

    The number of IS&T swag bags handed out at to new students at the Academic Expo on August 29.
  9. 45

    The number of minutes it took to hand out 510 swag bags at the Academic Expo on August 29.
  10. Tim spotting at today's Academic Expo! #MIT2021
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#mit #massachusettsinstituteoftechnology #aroundmit #mitorientation #mascots #college
    Tim spotting at today's Academic Expo! #MIT2021 . . . #mit #massachusettsinstituteoftechnology #aroundmit #mitorientation #mascots #college
  11. 5

    The number of secure computing tips shared on a handout provided to students at back-to-school events.
  12. 100/75/3

    The dollar value of the Amazon gift card/the value of the TechCash/the number of Roku Streaming Sticks given out in IS&T’s back-to-school raffle.
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  14. 496/5

    The number of MIT students who entered/the number of MIT students who won prizes in IS&T’s back-to-school raffle.
  15. One more time, congrats to our Back-to-School raffle winners and thanks to all #MIT students who entered! 🙌🏼 We'll give away more stuff soon, so stay tuned! Full list of raffle winners at ist.mit.edu/news/BTS-raffle-winners
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#massachusettsinstituteoftechnology #aroundmit #mit2021
    One more time, congrats to our Back-to-School raffle winners and thanks to all #MIT students who entered! 🙌🏼 We'll give away more stuff soon, so stay tuned! Full list of raffle winners at ist.mit.edu/news/BTS-raffle-winners . . . #massachusettsinstituteoftechnology #aroundmit #mit2021
  16. 23

    The percentage of the class of MIT 2021 who entered IS&T’s back-to-school raffle.
  17. 9

    The number of informational areas at IS&T's Computing @ MIT event in the Z-Center on Registration Day, September 5. Each area visited resulted in another raffle entry!
  18. 206

    The number of students who attended Computing @ MIT and visited at least one informational area - and got a sticker for their checklist (i.e., another raffle entry)!
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