Covid-19 Response

MIT’s Response to Covid-19

March 27, 2020

MIT is tracking the Covid-19 (coronavirus) situation daily, offering ongoing updates and guidance to support the community. This website offers the latest updates and information on what we’re doing. This guidance may change quickly as new information becomes available.

Updates from MIT Medical


Latest updates on MIT's Covid-19 response

March 27, 2020

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March 24, 2020

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Overview of current guidance during Covid-19 emergency

  • Classes
    • Online instruction will begin for ALL classes on Monday, March 30, and continue for the remainder of the semester.
  • Undergraduate housing
    • Undergraduates should not return to campus after spring break.
  • Graduate housing
    • We strongly encourage all graduate students who are able to leave on-campus housing and move to a less-dense living arrangement to do so as soon as possible. 
  • International travel: MIT-sponsored international travel is suspended for all faculty, students, postdocs, and staff.
  • Domestic and personal travel: We strongly encourage people to postpone all non-essential domestic and personal travel. For public health purposes, we are asking that members of the community register all travel in the confidential MIT travel registry.
  • Meetings
    • Any MIT meeting—research, academic, or administrative—that can be done remotely must be done remotely.
  • Staff
    • All MIT employees who can work from home should make arrangements with their supervisors to do so.
    • For employees whose work cannot be done remotely, we encourage implementation of social distancing and other best practices, and development of individualized workplans that minimize close contact.

Covid-19 Resources

General Covid-19 resources

MIT mental health and wellness resources

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