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Week of September 21, 2020

What you need to know now

What do I need to do now?

  • A second Covid-19 testing facility has opened at the Johnson Athletic Center (W34), open Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., that will more than double MIT’s testing capacity. You may choose to use the new facility or the trailers at MIT Medical each time you get tested.
  • Visit Covid Pass if you have questions about whether you need to sign up or update your testing.
  • Wear a mask, observe physical distance, and manage density to help to keep our community safe.

The basics now

New ID policy on campus

  • All community members are required to have their ID visible at all times when accessing campus spaces. Students and residents living on campus are not required to wear their ID when inside their residence hall.

Updated campus access points

  • Access to MIT academic and research buildings is only permitted through assigned access points. See the designated entries on the access point map. Just tap your MIT ID at the card reader at your approved entry point. And remember: Please do not hold open the door for others, since each person must use their MIT ID to confirm entry.
September 18, 2020

A reminder to abide by state, local and MIT guidelines prohibiting large gatherings.

September 14, 2020

MIT opens a second location for Covid-19 testing.

September 11, 2020

Guidance on human subject research during Covid-19.

September 14, 2020

New procedures to address policy violations related to Covid-19 by faculty and staff. (Touchstone login required)

September 4, 2020

Best practices at MIT during Covid-19.

September 2, 2020

Access policy for research, education, and extracurricular activities.

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.