Week of February 22, 2021

What you need to know now

Information about the spring semester

Stay vigilant!

  • MIT Medical posts the latest testing data daily on the Covid Testing Dashboard.
  • You must wear a face covering at all times when in outdoor and indoor public places on campus. Outdoor spaces include sidewalks, streets, parks, etc. Indoor spaces include lobbies, hallways, elevators, stairwells, and restrooms.
  • Refer to MIT’s face covering policy for additional guidance on wearing a face covering.

Vaccine information 

The basics

  • Contact MIT’s anonymous hotline if you have any concerns regarding your activities on campus during Covid-19.
February 21, 2021

All undergraduates living in residence halls or pilot FSILGs must test on Feb. 22 due to concerns about lack of compliance with testing requirements and restrictions on gatherings.

February 17, 2021

The state will focus upcoming distribution efforts on mass vaccination sites; MIT Medical is unlikely to receive vaccine in the coming weeks, other than to complete the vaccinations of those who have already received a first dose.


February 11, 2021

MIT will not compete in spring sports for the spring 2021 semester due to ongoing health and safety concerns stemming from the Covid-19 pandemic.

February 24, 2021

Spring 2021 access for research, education, and extracurricular activities.

February 9, 2021

Access to campus is limited to registered Covid Pass participants and non-Covid Pass students who visit MIT Medical testing sites. No MIT-sponsored gatherings or events are permitted, whether on or away from campus, until further notice.

February 1, 2021

Visitor access to campus will continue to be significantly limited until further notice. Only those with approval may access campus buildings.

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.