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Week of May 16, 2022
What you need to know now
Testing and vaccination
- Covid-19 precautions to finish the semester strong.
- See the update on Covid test drop-off locations.
- What to do if you have Covid-19 symptoms, test positive, or are a close contact.
- MIT Medical posts the latest testing data daily on the Covid Testing Dashboard.
- 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.
Students are strongly encouraged to mask indoors through finals. Rapid antigen tests are available. Those who test positive should report it in Covid Pass and begin isolating. Instructors will make alternate plans for students who must isolate.
Chair of the Faculty Lily Tsai and Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate and Graduate Education outlined steps faculty and instructors can take in the remaining weeks of the spring semester.
Due to an increase in positive tests, all students, staff, faculty, and campus visitors are strongly encouraged to wear high-quality masks indoors between now and the end of finals to help preserve academic continuity for students.
Protecting healthBest practices for public health will be mandatory for anyone on campus.
Ensuring continuityOur aim is to help all students continue to make academic progress.
Advancing MIT’s missionMIT remains dedicated to building a better world through education, research, and innovation.