Week of November 23, 2020

What you need to know now

Holiday travel

Stay vigilant!

Current plans for the spring semester

MIT face covering policy

  • You must wear a face covering at all times when in outdoor public places, including sidewalks, streets, parks, and any other outdoor area that is open to the general public.
  • If you are indoors, wear your face covering in all public places, such as lobbies, hallways, elevators, stairwells, and restrooms.
  • Refer to MIT’s face covering policy for additional guidance on wearing a face covering.

The basics now

November 23, 2020

Update on Covid-19 testing hours and returning to campus after the Thanksgiving break.

November 18, 2020

Covid Pass users are reminded to travel only if absolutely necessary and to remain vigilant if participating in any social gatherings over the holidays.

November 17, 2020

Information for students participating in UROPs currently, during IAP, or in the spring.

November 17, 2020

Updated details on local, MIT-related, and personal travel.

November 2, 2020

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts issued updated policies, including a stay-at-home advisory, early closings, and gathering limits.

October 22, 2020

Guidelines for on- and off-campus gatherings leading up to and following the November 2020 election.

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.