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Give 2 Win - Be An MIT Student for A Day Sweepstakes

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Give 2 Win - Be An MIT Student for A Day Sweepstakes

Imagine if you could instantly teleport to MIT and become an MIT student for one glorious day!

You can, if you win our Give 2 Win Be An MIT Student for A Day sweepstakes!

After dinner and a good night’s rest at a nearby hotel, you’ll begin your day outfitted in MIT gear! You’ll receive an MIT OCW t-shirt, hoodie, backpack, eco-friendly pens, and a MIT hat, t-shirt, pin, water bottle, and notebook.

 

The experience will include:

  • One round trip coach class ticket from an airport near you
  • Airport transfers from Boston's Logan Airport to and from MIT
  • A sumptuous dinner at a nearby restaurant
  • One night hotel accommodation
  • A delicious continental breakfast
  • Your choice of up to two MIT classes you would like to attend*
  • Your own personal tour of MIT - we'll show you where the best stuff is
  • A tour of an MIT lab of your choice*
  • A private lunch and learn with the OCW Team - you'll find out what's new and in the works

*class and lab tour will be contingent upon MIT Professor approval. This prize is valued at $2,000!

 

All proceeds from this sweepstakes will go to MIT OpenCourseWare and help us continue to serve the thousands of people who use our website every day – educators and learners who are looking to gain knowledge and improve lives and communities.   Good luck!

 

Please note: The sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia (“D.C.”) and Puerto Rico, who are at least 18 years of age or older, or age of majority in their state at time of entry.  No purchase, payment, or financial donation of any kind is necessary to enter or win (but we hope you will consider a donation to OCW)! >Click here to see the complete rules of the Give 2 Win MIT Student for a Day Sweepstakes

 

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Give 2 Win MIT Student for a Day Sweepstakes

Official Rules

 

NO PURCHASE, PAYMENT, OR FINANCIAL DONATION OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN (but we hope you will consider donating to OCW). A PURCHASE PAYMENT, OR FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTION WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR ODDS OF WINNING.

 

MIT OpenCourseWare (“OCW”) is part of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology which is a 501(c)3 educational nonprofit organization. OCW is a free and open publication of material from thousands of MIT courses, covering the entire MIT curriculum and used by millions of learners and educators around the world. The main goals of OCW are to publish course materials used in MIT classrooms online for free, make our materials more accessible to learners and educators everywhere, and encourage other organizations to create their own Open Education sites and offerings. When you make a donation, we give you entries into the Sweepstakes random drawing.

 

I. PROMOTION AND FUND RAISER PERIOD: The Give 2 Win MIT Student for a Day Sweepstakes (the “Promotion” or “Sweepstakes”) starts at 1:00:01 p.m. Eastern Daylight Savings Time (“EDT”) on March 30, 2018 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. EDT May 15, 2018 (“Sweepstakes Period” and “Entry Period”). The computer clock of Sponsor’s web-master is the official timekeeping device of the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Massachusetts Institute of Technology / MIT OpenCourseWare (the “Sponsor” and “MIT”) a 501(c)(3) educational nonprofit organization.

 

II. ELIGIBILITY: The Promotion is open to legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia (“D.C.”) and Puerto Rico, who are at least 18 years of age or older, or age of majority in their state at time of entry. OCW donors and sustainers, are automatically entered into this Sweepstakes. Not eligible to enter or win a prize are the officers, directors, employees and volunteers of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the advertising, promotional and judging agencies and any other entity or persons that develops, produces or distributes materials for or related to this Promotion (collectively, the "Released Entities"), as well as members of the immediate families (defined for these purposes as including parents, grandparents, children, grandchildren, siblings, and each of their respective spouse) or households (whether related or not) of any of the above. The Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations, and is void where prohibited by law. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

 

III. HOW TO ENTER: An individual will be deemed a Participant (“Participant” or “you”) in the Promotion if eligible and enter the Sweepstakes using at least one (1) of two the (2) following methods of entry: 1.) Donation Method of Entry: To be eligible to enter the Sweepstakes, a Participant is required to go to the MIT OpenCourseWare (“OCW”) Fund Giving Page at crowdfund.mit.edu/ocw2018sweeps (the “Donation Site” or “Web Site”) and follow the prompts to complete the donation form, including a first name, last name, address, city, state, postal code, country, phone number, e-mail and date of birth. Then go to the top of the crowdfunding Donation page and click on the General Give button, where you are able to manually enter any donation amount you chose to give or choose and click on a contribution level. No minimum donation is necessary to enter. Upon completion of the donation form, a Participant is automatically entered into the Sweepstakes and is to receive the number of entries according to the following donation schedule:

 

Donation Amount --> Sweepstakes Entries Received -->  Bonus Gift

$1.00 to $9.00 --> One (1) Entry --> none

$10.00 to $24.00 --> Ten (10) Entries --> none

$25.00 to $49.00 --> Thirty-Five (35) Entries --> none

$50.00 to $99.00 --> One Hundred (100) Entries --> none

$100.00 to $499.00 --> Two Hundred (200) Entries --> Personalized Digital Thank You Photo from Tim the Beaver at MIT and OCW (“PDTYP”)

$500.00 to $999.00 --> One Thousand (1,000) Entries --> Receive a PDTYP, a Digital copy of an Updated Edition of Nightwork, A History of Hacks and Pranks at MIT.

$1,000 + --> Two Thousand (2,000) Entries --> Receive a PDTYP, a Digital copy of an Updated Edition of Nightwork, A History of Hacks and Pranks at MIT, and a personal Thank You Video from the OCW Team

 

All proceeds from this Promotion will go to the MIT OpenCourseWare and will help us continue to serve the thousands of people who use our website every day, such as educators in developing countries looking to enhance their curriculum, students seeking to supplement their current studies, or independent learners unable to continue formal study but want to learn and improve their economic standing or help their community. To date, more than 300 million people have accessed OCW resources. Your donation directly supports publishing new and updated courses, producing audio and video lectures, providing context to MIT’s pedagogy, and distributing the materials through a reliable worldwide network to every corner of the globe.

 

2.) Mail-in Method of Entry: A Participant may enter without the donation obligation by legibly hand printing on a 3”x 5” card, title of the Sweepstakes, complete name, address (including zip code), day & evening phone numbers, date of birth and if available, an e-mail address, and mailing it in a hand printed first class stamped envelope to Compliance/Give 2 Win MIT Student for a Day Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 468, Stonington, CT 06378. All entries must be postmarked by May 15, 2018 and received by May 18, 2018.

 

IV. ENTRY CONDITIONS: By entering, you acknowledge compliance with these Official Rules including all eligibility requirements, and the terms of use of the Web Site, as applicable. All information requested is required in order to be entered into the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entry that it determines, in its sole discretion, has violated any provision of these Official Rules, as applicable, and its decisions in this regard are final. Any attempt by any Participant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that Participant’s entries and that Participant may be disqualified from the entire Sweepstakes. Use of any robotic, automatic, mechanical, programmed or similar entry duplication method to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. In the event of a dispute as to any registration, the authorized account holder of the e-mail used to register will be deemed to be the registrant Participant.  The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned a mobile phone or e-mail address by a telecom and or Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning mobile phone services and e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. The potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder. Released Entities are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, illegible, incorrect, damaged, delayed, garbled, unintelligible, undelivered, or misdirected entries, which will be disqualified. All entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

 

>Click here to see the complete rules of the Give 2 Win MIT Student for a Day Sweepstakes and learn more about the winner drawing, grand prize, grand prize terms and conditions, general terms and conditions, publicity grant and privacy, entry errors/tampering, releases, and governing law/disputes.

Levels
Choose a giving level

$10

'First Year'

Receive 10 sweepstakes entries

$25

'Sophomore'

Receive 35 sweepstakes entries

$50

'Junior'

Receive 100 sweepstakes entries

$100

'Senior'

Receive 200 sweepstakes entries and a personalized digital thank you photo from MIT's Tim the Beaver and OCW

$500

'Graduate'

Receive 1,000 sweepstakes entries, a personalized digital thank you photo from MIT's Tim the Beaver and OCW, a digital copy of an "Updated Edition of Nightwork, A History of Hacks and Pranks at MIT."

$1,000

'Brass Rat'

Receive 2,000 sweepstakes entries, a personalized digital thank you photo from MIT's Tim the Beaver and OCW, a digital copy of an "Updated Edition of Nightwork, A History of Hacks and Pranks at MIT," and a personal Thank You Video from the OCW Team.

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