Week of April 19, 2021

What you need to know now

Information for the current semester

Stay vigilant!

  • MIT Medical posts the latest testing data daily on the Covid Testing Dashboard.
  • Covid Pass participants must continue regular testing to maintain access to campus after being vaccinated.
  • 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.
  • Contact MIT’s anonymous hotline if you have any concerns regarding your activities on campus during Covid-19.

Planning for summer and fall 

Vaccine information 

April 15, 2021

MIT estimates that thousands of MIT students – undergraduate and graduate – will be eligible for some form of relief thanks to the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund program.

April 13, 2021

Task Force 2021 and Beyond is focusing on refining the over 50 ideas generated in the first phase and planning their implementation. The task force was launched last May to develop the blueprints for building a better MIT in a post-Covid world.

April 5, 2021

The Institute has increased the maximum amount of the MIT Staff Emergency Hardship Fund grant to $1,500, effective April 1.

April 16, 2021

Precautions for gatherings on or off campus and tips for staying safe.

April 15, 2021

Details on indoor and outdoor events and gatherings, DLC-sponsored Commencement events, DAPER spaces and activities, safe ways to socialize, and guidance for student organizations.

April 7, 2021

See details about testing and other Covid-19 protocols, campus access, and the current and summer travel policies.

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.