- Update [1/22/2021]: Expansion of Testing Program + Contingency Planning
- Preparing for Spring 2021
- Weekly Testing Update [11/23]; Lessons Learned from Positive Cases
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.
- 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.
- MIT Travel Policy (final)
- Letter from MIT to City of Cambridge [longer presentation here]
- Update from MIT Medical on current testing capabilities and future plans
- MIT Medical on why not to worry about using the A/C:
- MIT Medical guidance for parents of young kids on social “pods”
- 06-22-2020: COVID Overview Slides
- MassCPR webinar on COVID clinical management, epi, diagnostics, pathogenesis, treatment, vaccines(3/12/20): http://healthcare.partners.org/streaming/Live/MGH/2020.03.12COVID_MedicalGrandRounds.html
- MassCPR webinar on antibodies and return to work (4/17/20): https://bcove.video/3eIdPyw
- MassCPR webinar on viral load testing and return to work (5/1/20): https://youtu.be/MMyycoLftDk