Week of August 15, 2022

What you need to know now

Testing and vaccination


  • Events are allowed and welcomed on and off campus.
  • Effective immediately, the use of the Tim Tickets system is optional for all MIT-sponsored events.
  • Food and drinks are once again allowed – and may be provided and consumed – at MIT-sponsored events and meetings, including gatherings held on and off campus.
  • Face coverings are optional for all attendees of indoor events.
July 5, 2022

Effective July 5, PCR testing, using new unobserved self-administered test kits, is available to MIT community members who are experiencing Covid symptoms.

June 7, 2022

As of June 17, MIT is ending observed PCR testing through the MIT Medical trailer. Beginning July 1, unobserved PCR testing will be available only to community members who are experiencing Covid symptoms.

Guiding principles

Protecting health

Best practices for public health will be mandatory for anyone on campus.

Ensuring continuity

Our aim is to help all students continue to make academic progress.

Advancing MIT’s mission

MIT remains dedicated to building a better world through education, research, and innovation.