our shared commitment
Together, we’re committed to tackling Covid-19 the MIT way – by standing with the science, working the problem, and modeling the solution for our community and beyond.
Our minds, hands, and hearts can make a difference.
Week of January 25, 2021
What you need to know now
- MIT Medical is posting the latest testing data on the Covid Testing Dashboard.
- Read MIT Medical’s Covid-19 vaccine update.
- MIT requires close contacts of individuals who have tested positive for Covid-19 to quarantine for at least 10 days.
- Read the MIT News article about how contact tracing happens at MIT.
MIT face covering policy
- You must wear a face covering at all times when in outdoor public places, including sidewalks, streets, parks, and any other outdoor area that is open to the general public.
- If you are indoors, wear your face covering in all public places, such as lobbies, hallways, elevators, stairwells, and restrooms.
- Refer to MIT’s face covering policy for additional guidance on wearing a face covering.
Undergraduate move-in is scheduled for February 13–15, and in-person instruction for undergraduate and graduate students will begin on March 1.
MIT to host a virtual information session with Institute and student leaders on Wednesday, January 27 from 7:00-8:15 p.m. ET
Read Chancellor Cynthia Barnhart’s letter to students about Covid-19 testing expansion and spring contingency planning.
Regulations and recommendations developed by the Academic Policy and Regulations Team.
MIT now requires close contacts of individuals who have tested positive for Covid-19 to quarantine for at least 10 days.
Additional details on the grading system for the spring semester.
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.