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Week of September 20, 2021
What you need to know now
Returning to campus
- Covid-19 self-testing is available for all community members enrolled in Covid Pass. See the locations to pick up and drop off tests.
- See the return-to-campus checklist for helpful tips on returning to on-site work.
- The Quick Guide on Returning to Campus outlines the steps for accessing campus.
- Returning to Campus: A Primer for Employees helps orient staff returning to campus for the first time since the pandemic.
- Covid Pass participants must continue regular testing to maintain access to campus after being vaccinated.
Additional information for fall
- Get information about Tim Tickets, MIT’s visitor pass system.
- Face coverings remain required indoors, with some exceptions. The guidance on eating indoors also remains in effect.
- See MIT’s guidance on flexible work for fall.
- See the FAQ on guidance for event planners and organizers.
- MIT issued new guidance on events, K-12 programming, reentry to campus (for students and employees), and visitors.
- The MIT HR Center for WorkLife and WellBeing is holding virtual workshops on coping with stress related to new work arrangements.
Though positive cases on campus remain low, MIT Medical Director Cecilia Stuopis, MD reinforced the importance of ongoing vigilance to help MIT continue to be one of the safest places in Massachusetts.
An update on the first day back to campus for many and some tips to help the return to campus run as smoothly as possible.
Canopies have been set up in five courtyards on campus to facilitate use of outdoor spaces.
All students and campus residents must be tested for Covid-19 twice a week. All others accessing campus at least weekly must test once a week.
Get information on the three ways visitors may be authorized to access MIT buildings.
On September 3, a City of Cambridge emergency order requiring the use of face coverings in indoor public spaces went into effect.
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.