[ASA-Official] Fall Orientation Midway Assignments and Information

Nichole I. Clarke niclarke at mit.edu
Thu Sep 3 13:58:05 EDT 2015

Dear Student Group Leaders,

Please take note of the following announcements:

(1) ASA Activities Midway (Fall Orientation Midway) Booth Assignments,
Performances, and Information


(1) ASA Activities Midway (Fall Orientation Midway) Booth Assignments,
Performances, and Information

This year's Fall Orientation Activities Midway will be held in Johnson Rink
from 2:30-4:30 PM on Friday, September 4, 2015. A map and a full list of
Orientation Midway table booth assignments and performance order can be
found here: <http://web.mit.edu/asa/publicity/midway.html>. If you would
like to sign up for the waitlist for a booth, you can do so by emailing <
asa-midway at mit.edu>.

and Setup


   Your group must sign in with the ASA when you arrive at the Midway.

   Groups can start setup as early as 1:30 PM.

   Groups must check in by 2:10 PM. Groups that are late may be fined $25
   and will have to forfeit their table if there is a waitlist.

   For the Orientation Midway, ASA early returns must check in, in addition
   to their group(s) checking in.



   If your group can no longer attend and/or perform at the Midway,please
   let us know via email at <asa-midway at mit.edu>  at least 24 hours in
   advance. Groups that cancel after that point may be fined $50.

   Groups that don't cancel by the time check-in starts will be fined up to

General Setup


   No external speakers - you may use laptop or other similarly quiet
   speakers. This is to address numerous extreme noise complaints, allow
   groups to be able to speak to interested individuals, and for performances
   to be heard. ASA Board members may ask you to reduce the volume or turn off
   sound on any speakers if it is causing problems for your neighbors or

   Stay at/by your booth - no handing out flyers at the doorway, no
   blocking the entrance or aisles, etc.

      In order to keep walkways clear for fire safety reasons, groups are
      required to stay within arms’ reach of their table at all points. Do not
      block any entrances or aisles or hand out flyers at the doorway.
      Non-compliance may result in a $50 fine.

      If your booth is not staffed at any point during that 2 hour period,
      your group may be fined up to $25.

      Groups that leave before the conclusion of the Midway without
      permission from the ASA will incur a $75 fine.

   If your group is bringing large items, doing demonstrations, or using
   electricity for anything other than laptops or other displays, make sure
   you review the safety guidelines at <https://ehs
   .mit.edu/site/content/types-events-activities-need-safety-plan>, and, if
   necessary, send a description of your activity to <safe-project at mit.edu>
   so they can suggest tips to improve safety.



   Due to the number of performing groups, each performer has up to 6min
   for their set.

   Any music used for your performance should be non-explicit and
   appropriately censored.

   You must email us your music to <asa-midway at mit.edu> by 5:00am EDT on

Please visit <http://web.mit.edu/asa/publicity/midway.html> for complete


Please feel free to email <asa-exec at mit.edu> with any requests, questions,
or other inquiries.


The ASA Executive Board

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