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Week of February 22, 2021
What you need to know now
Information about the spring semester
- Review the MIT policy on events, gatherings and campus spaces.
- Read the policy on campus maker spaces for the spring 2021 semester.
- See the announcement from MIT Athletics about the cancellation of 2021 spring sports.
- 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.
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.
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.
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.
Spring 2021 access for research, education, and extracurricular activities.
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.
Visitor access to campus will continue to be significantly limited until further notice. Only those with approval may access campus buildings.
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.