General/Health Guidance

Small gatherings of Students (Updates to Event Policies)

  • See detailed guidelines for types of gatherings here. Also check out the revised COVID-19 amnesty policy.
  • New spaces are available for reservations by small groups of people! See here for more information.
    • For all events or gatherings, attendees should comply with the posted COVID-19 capacity of the space, wear face coverings, and adhere to physical distancing guidelines.
    • Faculty and staff may host events on campus sponsored or funded by MIT, if participants can access campus through COVID Pass and adhere to physical distancing and face-covering guidelines.
    • On-campus spaces may be reserved by MIT community members who have access to campus through COVID Pass.
  • In the Student Center and Touchdown Spaces across campus, on-campus faculty, staff, student residents and off-campus student COVID Pass holders may gather on a first-come, first-served basis in groups not exceeding posted capacity limits.
  • DAPER space utilization rules allow access to faculty, staff, and student residents living on campus and to off-campus student COVID Pass holders. Broadening access to faculty and staff COVID Pass holders with a DAPER membership is under review for later this term.

Health Guidance:

  • Flu shots are required for all students this year; a flu shot clinic was available on campus for COVIDPass participants. See here for more information. This presentation also carries some useful info.
  • MIT Medical guide for COVID testing
    • A new COVID testing center has opened at the Johnson Athletic Center! The location is more convenient for those who live and work on the west side of campus. See here for more details.
  • Read more about the new wastewater COVID detection project here

As of August 3, 2020, Guidance has been released regarding student policies and COVID. See below for the relevant links:

As we meet the challenge of responding to a novel and highly infectious virus, all campus activities should be guided by the current best guidance from our public health professionals.

MassCPR webinars: