Upcoming events in the Scholars community. You can find a list of our Annual Traditions here.

Thursday, August 22


7:00 pm to 8:15 pm

Location: Turf fields next to Xfinity Center

Taking place the night of move-in, Playfair is a great way for first-year Scholars students to unwind and meet other Scholars! We advise that you wear comfortable clothing (ideally with pockets, as you'll want to have your hands free) and closed-toe shoes. 


Friday, August 23

Service Day

7:30 am to 4:00 pm

Location: Various locations

This day of service offers students the opportunity to get to know others in their Scholars program while giving back to the area community. Wear your Scholars service day t-shirt (which you'll pick up the night before, at Playfair). Lunch is provided.

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Thursday, August 29


7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Location: The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Dekelboum Concert Hall

A convocation is a coming-together, and that's what we'll do on Thursday, Aug. 29. First-year Scholars will learn a bit about their peers, what it means to be a Scholars student and more. Bring your mobile phone.


Friday, August 30

Scholars Block Party

3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Location: Cambridge Community quad

Celebrate the end of your first week of classes at the Scholars Block Party! Scholars Block Party offers crafts, activities, free giveaways and--maybe most importantly--free food! Students will get a chance to learn a bit about some Scholars student organizations and ways to get involved on... Read more