Covid-19 Info Center

Faculty and Researchers

This page provides information for faculty, instructors, research staff, international scholars, and postdocs in response to Covid-19.

See the All Staff page for updates, policies, resources, and updates relevant to all MIT employees.


Remote teaching

Guidance about students

  • Graduate student research:
    • Graduate students who are able to conduct research remotely should make arrangements with their advisors and supervisors to do so.
    • Graduate students will continue to receive stipends regardless of where they work. Get general information about Institute pay policies in response to Covid-19.
  • UROP policies and student access to campus facilities: In-lab/in-person UROPs have been suspended. Remote UROPs are allowed with faculty permission.
  • Visiting Student Program guidance: Current visiting students should follow the same guidance provided to graduate students regarding housing; visiting students with upcoming program dates should defer their program dates until at least June 1.


International scholars