To safeguard the health and well-being of our entire community, let’s approach the challenges of this semester together. All members of the MIT community who come to campus must follow the guidance and processes outlined in Health & Testing and Campus Access.


See the Spring 2021 Graduate Student Campus Guide for detailed information and policies.


Recent updates

See Latest Updates and Policies for the full list of updates.


Quick links

Earlier versions of emergency academic regulations and polices may be found on the Faculty Governance site.


Graduate student guide

These links, organized by topic, are here to provide answers for many of your more specific questions related to your academic experience at MIT.

See the Graduate Student Campus Guide for full details on the content in this section.

  • Quarantine, testing, and attesting
  • Socializing and support
  • Rooms, FSILGs, and events
  • Access to campus and interacting with friends
  • What you need to know before arriving on campus
  • Meal plan options and residence hall kitchens
  • Wear your MIT ID at all times on campus
  • Varsity athletics, other sports, and on-campus recreation

See the Graduate Student Campus Guide for full details on the content in this section.

  • Moving-in date, confirmation, and more instructions
  • Preparing your ready kit
  • Massachusetts travel notice requirement

See the Graduate Student Campus Guide for full details on the content in this section.

  • The day your move in
  • Graduate students testing requirement and off-hours arrivals
  • Arrival and self-quarantine
  • Support for students who test positive
  • Piece by Piece Movers and stored items
  • MIT ID: Your key to campus
  • Covid Pass requirements and testing locations

See the Graduate Student Campus Guide for full details on the content in this section.

  • Hygiene requirements: Face coverings, hand washing, and more
  • Enhanced hygiene practices
  • Cleaning protocols

See the Graduate Student Campus Guide for full details on the content in this section.

  • Your house team
  • Community expectations and agreements
  • Indoor and outdoor spaces, kitchens, and laundry
  • Visitors to graduate residence halls

See the Graduate Student Campus Guide for full details on the content in this section.

  • Care for your mind
  • Care for your body
  • Build healthy relationships
  • Find a sense of purpose
  • Get support

See the Graduate Student Campus Guide for full details on the content in this section.

  • Meal plan options
  • Retail dining

See the Graduate Student Campus Guide for full details on the content in this section.

  • Winter and spring athletics
  • Recreation facilities and what to expect
    • Facilities and hours
    • Indoor facilities
    • Outdoor facilities
  • Remote and self-guided fitness tools
  • Physical education
  • Club sports and intramurals

See the Graduate Student Campus Guide for full details on the content in this section.

  • Intercultural communities
  • Religious life
  • On- and off-campus parties, gatherings, and events
  • Student groups and their gatherings

See the Graduate Student Campus Guide for full details on the content in this section.

  • Support and wellbeing
  • Housing
  • Covid-19
  • Food and dining
  • Recreation and fitness

Graduate policies