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.
Latest updates on MIT's Covid-19 response
March 27, 2020
- Undergraduate students: Welcome to remote learning at MIT
- Graduate students: Welcome to remote learning at MIT
- Virtual student support resources
- Two new funds to support MIT's Covid-19 response
- Tenure policy adjustment
March 25, 2020
- Advice (including on how to reach out to your students) as we begin remote teaching
- Research Administration Services FAQ
March 24, 2020
- First positive Covid-19 case in the MIT community
- Update on Commencement, reunions, and community
- MIT Cambridge campus Limited Access Plan begins March 25
- Additional updates on VPF resources and services
March 23, 2020
- New on-site work policies in response to Gov. Baker’s emergency order
- Update on efforts to provide PPE for local hospitals
- Additional webinars about teaching remotely, engaging students virtually
Overview of current guidance during Covid-19 emergency
- 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.
- Any MIT meeting—research, academic, or administrative—that can be done remotely must be done remotely.
General Covid-19 resources
- MIT Medical updates
- World Health Organization coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic site
- Centers for Disease Control coronavirus (Covid-19) site
- Massachusetts Department of Public Heath information on the outbreak of coronavirus (Covid-19)