Week of January 17, 2022

What you need to know now

Testing and vaccination

Independent Activities Period (IAP)

Events and visitors

Additional highlights

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 7, 2022

Take extra precautions, be alert to even minor symptoms, and get a booster shot by January 14.

January 18, 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 18, 2022

Eating indoors is permitted in all campus buildings in spaces where eating was permitted pre-pandemic, though food and/or drink may not be provided or consumed at MIT-sponsored events or meetings until further notice

January 14, 2022

When students are on MIT-related travel, “side trips” to CDC level 4 or DOS level 3 or 4 countries are not permitted.

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.