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Week of July 26, 2021
What you need to know now
- Read MIT’s guidance on flexible work for fall.
- MIT has removed its Covid-era capacity limits and distancing policies, expanded building access, and relaxed restrictions on visitors, events, and indoor eating. Face coverings remain required indoors for now, with some exceptions.
- Covid Pass participants must continue regular testing to maintain access to campus after being vaccinated. The testing requirement for community members who live on campus or access campus buildings more than three days a week has been reduced from twice a week to once a week.
- MIT Medical will be holding a walk-in vaccine clinic on July 27 for Covid Pass participants
- All MIT faculty and staff must be fully vaccinated by July 30, or have received a medical or religious exemption, in order to work on campus.
- Every enrolled student must be fully vaccinated before the fall semester begins.
- See additional vaccine information for those accessing campus through Covid Pass.
- MIT Medical posts the latest testing data daily on the Covid Testing Dashboard.
- You must continue to wear a face covering at all times when in indoor public places except when eating or drinking (see policy for additional exceptions). Face coverings are no longer required outdoors.
- Contact MIT’s anonymous hotline if you have any concerns regarding your activities on campus during Covid-19.
MIT Medical has received 300 doses of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine and will be holding a walk-in clinic for Covid Pass participants.
Approximately 85 percent of the MIT community has been vaccinated; vaccination proof or an exemption request is required by July 30. MIT outlined policy changes regarding travel, visiting scholars and students, face coverings, and eating indoors.
Answers to questions submitted during the faculty and staff Town Hall on June 9.
All MIT faculty, staff, and enrolled students must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, or have received an exemption from vaccination, by July 30, 2021, in order to work, study, and/or live on campus.
A modified travel policy remains in effect for the summer.
Visitors are now welcome in outdoor spaces on campus and may enter non-residential campus buildings if accompanied by a Covid Pass user.
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.