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 October 19, 2020
What you need to know now
Keep up the good work!
- Read MIT Medical’s update on our efforts to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and a reminder to model best behaviors and practices.
- Positive cases remain low. MIT Medical is posting the latest testing data on the Covid Testing Dashboard.
- 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.
An update on our efforts to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and a reminder to model best behaviors and practices.
Registered domestic students are reminded to get their flu shot as soon as possible.
Updated guidance for laboratory-based research.
Policies that apply to all in-person events on campus.
Starting Friday, October 2, you are required to wear a face covering over your nose and mouth at all times in public places in Cambridge.
Expedited process for addressing reported violations of the Covid-19 return to work on campus policy
New procedures to address policy violations related to Covid-19 by faculty and staff. (Touchstone login required)
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.