Week of January 24, 2022

What you need to know now

Testing and vaccination

Independent Activities Period (IAP)

Events and visitors

Additional highlights

January 25, 2022

Report positive Covid-19 test results received outside of MIT’s testing system. Test when Covid Pass says you are due to test; test the first day you are on campus if you do not have a testing kit on hand.

January 18, 2022

The new semester is expected to begin with in-person learning, and most employees are expected to return to their fall semester work arrangements on January 31.

January 12, 2022

See the guidance for reporting symptoms, testing positive, and being a close contact of a positive individual.

January 25, 2022

Until further notice, food and drink may not be consumed at any MIT-sponsored events, whether held on or off campus. Grab-and-go style food options also remain paused until further notice.

January 25, 2022

MIT continues to require masking indoors and strongly recommends the use of high-quality masks, which are available at testing drop-off sites and in residence halls.

January 25, 2022

In-person programs for K-12 students and minors operated by MIT departments, labs, and centers; MIT students and student organizations; and third-party sponsors are permitted on and off campus

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.