mit aepi

where friends are made

Our Fraternity

We are the Mu Tau chapter of the Alpha Epsilon Pi national fraternity.

Our brownstone is home to a close group of inspired and accomplished men. Our brothers are talented athletes, musicians, engineers and leaders of various campus political, technical, artistic and religious groups.

Our house is proud to have two semi-functional pianos and 21 semi-functional brothers. Our brothers range from rocket scientists to poets, theoreticians to theologists, and mathematicians to socially functional human beings. In terms of GPA, we consistently ranked amongst the top FSILGs. As they no longer record this metric, we are reigning GPA champions.

It's the late-night discussions, foosball tournaments, group outings, jam sessions, and the individual characters that make this fraternity great and something to be proud of. Come take a look: you'll like what you see.

Summer Housing

Our house is located near Kenmore Square, a one minute walk from the Blandford stop on the Green Line, and is right by the Esplanade. We're surrounded by easy transportation, as well as lots of restaurants and parks. The house itself is a beautiful four-story brownstone.

The house includes a fully equipped commercial kitchen, cable TV, gaming systems and large common spaces with couches and tables. AC, high speed internet, and all other utilities are included in our rates.

For the summer of 2019, we have rooms available for rent from Sunday, June 9th to Saturday, August 17th. To apply, fill out the form here.

Rent for the entire summer is as follows:

Quads: $2100 per person
Triples: $2300 per person
Doubles: $2500 per person
Singles: $2950 per person

Additionally, there is a $100 discount for MIT students.

Rush

So you want to join us, or think you may want to join us.

Our primary rush is in the Fall. However, we always love for people to stop by. A great time is our Thursday night Cider Nights at 10pm.

Stay tuned for more updates about our Fall rush!

Contact Us

We live at 155 Bay State Road. If you would like to rob us, we kindly ask that you do so during a time when there are less brothers in the house, such as over Spring or Summer break. Below is a map for your convenience.

If you'd like to contact us via email, you can email our master Kyle Morgenstein at aepi-master@mit.edu.

Our Haus: 155 Bay State Road

We live in a beautiful four-story brownstone house in Boston's historic Back Bay. Accommodations include many big-screen TVs, gym equipment and foosball tables, two pianos, a large kitchen, bike racks and much more. We order in food for the house most days of the week. Our house is huge, and most of our rooms are singles.

Alpha Epsilon Pi is the only remaining national Jewish fraternity. The brothers of the Mu Tau (MIT) chapter are all proud of our heritage and practice to varying degrees, but we are a secular chapter. We have many close ties with Hillel and host occasional events for the MIT community like Shabbat dinners and the breaking of the fast after Yom Kippur. AEPi, in both the MIT chapter and the international fraternity, does not discriminate by religion or in any other way.

Our Bois

Albert Einstein once said, "a house is defined by those who live inside it." As a smol house made up of only 21 bois, this is especially true. Here are some of our most special bois (hint: it's all of them).

From Cleveland with a stint in Ann Arbor, Jacob is a medical student in Boston. When outside classes or the hospital, he is always willing to chat about college life or share conversation. When free , Jacob enjoys running/biking, the occasional musical, and following college sports.
Rogers Epstein; the man, the legend. Some know him as the best looking person they know. Others know him as the best looking mathematician they know. But one thing is for sure: he is good looking. Like wow. In the time that he isn't getting ready to look his best (which is most of the time, he wakes up like this), Rogers can be found looking at math problems hoping that equations will fly around him and suddenly make sense, like in The Hangover. He also plays the saxophone in the Festival Jazz Ensemble; just one more reason to love him. He plans on majoring in Course 18 but constantly finds himself pulled by the Sirens of Course 6. Rogers is a proud former resident of Needham, Massachusetts, but moved to Boston in hopes of escaping the voices in his head. It was a futile attempt.
Jacob Swiezy hails from Indiana, but he's still okay. Jacob, or "Swiezy" as his brothers affectionately call him, has the great misfortune of pursuing a degree in Course 16, Aerospace Engineering. When he's not busy reflecting upon how awful Unified Engineering was, and seeing if he can still change majors to 2A-6, Swiezy can be found designing circuits for MIT's Rocket Team, sleeping during lectures, working for Blue Origin in his summers, procrastinating his UROP, missing Safe Ride, or cheering on the MIT football team (which does exist, as a matter of fact). Swiezy, who previously served as AEPi's house manager, is renown for his ability to nearly set the house on fire pretty much any time he tries to bake cookies or banana bread, which we enjoy weekly at the cider nights he organizes. All of AEPi loves hanging out with Swiezy, and should you ever manage to find him awake, you will love him too.
Joshua Fishman truly lives up to his last name, as he can usually be found out on the gorgeous esplanade, casting away into the Charles. When he's not fishing, he spends his time playing Team Fortress 2, studying for his Course 2 (mechanical engineering) classes, reading and studying philosophy, or cooking kosher food in AEPi's kitchen.
Martin Schneider is the techno god that secretly runs this entire operation. Every cool thing about the house, be it our safe ride tracker, or our automatic scorer and ranking system for foosball, is a result of the programming wizardry of Marty himself. While technically majoring in course 6-2 (Electrical Engineering and Computer Science), Martin's heart lies in AI, and he will likely be the first person to create Strong AI. On campus, Martin is an active member of the MIT Unmanned Aerial Vehicle team, where he works on developing tools for computer vision for the UAVs.
Tyler Pleasant is a proud member of AEPi at MIT. When he's not pouring his heart into AEPi's excellent winter retreats to the slopes of Mont Tremblent in Canada, he spends his nights running games of Dungeons and Dragons at Next House, where he helps run Next Quest. He also curates AEPi's fabulous board game collection, and would love to bust out the collection to play a game with you next time you're at the house!
The mice have always been here. This is their domain. We are only their guests in this domicile. From the mice we borrow time, to the mice we will one day return.
Jesse Michel gets out of bed by running a half marathon. Then he runs to campus (while dribbling a soccer ball) and sets the stage on fire with his dance. Once he's done his morning routine, he studies theoretical math. What a guy!
Alon Kosowsky-Sachs - what a name. And he's got the personality to match it, folks! Alon loves to ride his custom built electric longboard back and forth across the Harvard bridge, always getting up to crazy shenanigans on both sides of the river. On the Cambridge side, he burns the late night oil at MITERS, creating zany new projects on a whim. On the Boston side of the river, he loves to spend his time sharpening his (frighteningly) quickly growing sword collection and paddling (with a shovel) AEPi's 2x4 canoe across the Charles late at night. If you can catch Alon sitting still for more than 30 seconds at a time, you're a lucky guy and ought to get to know him!
"Wubalubadubdub! Ricky Ticky Tavvy! And that's the waaaaaaaay the news goes! Hit the sack, Jack! Uh oh - somersault, jump! And that's why I always say shum shum shlippidy dot! Graaaaaaaaaaaasssssssssss... tastes bad! No jumpin' in the sewer! Burger time! Rubber baby bubby bunkers!" Hahaha, yeah! Say that all the time!
The house bookie, Matt *knows* sports. Baseball, Football, Basketball, you name it, Matt knows all. When he's not watching sports, Matt plays hours upon hours of Madden, easily outmaneuvering and outwitting his fellow brothers. Occasionally Matt also studies math. Occasionally. He's a firm believer that basically the entire world is just applied math, and that only math is true. We won't fight him on it. An all around great guy, we love having Matt around, even if he is a Patriots fan.
Elijah Miller hails from the great state of Pennsylvania, where he spent his childhood practicing his skills with his armory of swords and firearms. House manager of AEPi by day, Elijah protects the freedoms of all MIT students by night as the president of the MIT GOP club. He knows everything there is to know about the Yankees and college football, but his knowledge doesn't stop there - he's an excellent student and is always willing to help his brothers out when their psets start to get scary. Elijah is a cornerstone of AEPi, and we're lucky to have him!
A Chicago native, Grant is always up for an adventure. Like the time he shipped himself off to China on a whim, even though he didn't know a word of Chinese. Thanks to his summer of cooking in an Indian restaurant, Grant can perfectly recite the Indian national anthem. Grant is a master biologist, but is giving up his craft to study the mysteries of physics, specifically the "quantum sciences" as he likes to call them. He doesn't always speak english (he is, after all, fluent in Hungarian), but when he does, no one can understand him. He is the most interesting man in the world. Swq.
Kyle Morgenstein. Former crew god. Now AEPi president. Seems to have a lot of medical problems? Secretly geriatric? Only time will tell.
Lior Hirschfeld is honestly the best human being to have ever graced this god-forsaken planet. He is a kind, generous, and learned soul. He studies math and computer science, and the literature of Middle Earth in his spare time.
It is I, Josh Gruenstein. I speak to you now through this magical portal. If you were to do my bidding, you would be rewarded handsomely. I enjoy wasting my time and long walks on the beach.