International undergraduate students should also visit the International Students Office website for important updates, information, and guidance in response to Covid-19.
Academics and research
- Grading policy for the fall semester
- Task Force 2021 and Beyond
- Further decisions about the fall semester
- Declaration of Significant Disruption enables calendar changes for AY 2020-21
- Recommendations of APART concerning academic year 2020-21
- Update on remote student appointments for work or research conducted outside the U.S.
- Update on the status of summer programs and sponsored travel for students
- Subject and student surveys for Spring 2020: Details about the plan for obtaining student feedback on remote teaching and learning this semester.
- Availability of IS&T’s 24x7 IT support for students completing final exams
- Upcoming Town Halls and help MIT “Solve for Fall”
- Update from the Academic Policies and Regulations Team: Pre-registration, summer grading, summer UROP, surveys of students and subjects, and scenarios for the fall.
- Update on pre-registration
- Summer student options & travel: Update on MIT-sponsored student travel and summer programs.
- Follow-up to emergency academic regulations: Additional guidance re alternate grades
- Registrar’s Office academic continuity: Revised academic calendar and information for students and instructors related to online classes.
- Emergency academic regulations: Message from Faculty Chair Rick L. Danheiser on changes to MIT’s academic policies. A more detailed version is also available.
- UROP policies and student access to campus facilities: In-lab/in-person UROPs have been suspended. Remote UROPs are allowed with faculty permission.
- Study/research abroad: MISTI programs FAQ: Guidance for students currently abroad and those who plan to participate this summer in MISTI, D-Lab, or PKG Center programs.
- Results of surveys on spring remote teaching and learning
- Remote making summer pilot
- Statement regarding acceptable online conduct
- Update for undergrads: Welcome to remote learning at MIT: Overview of resources and advice as MIT transitions to online instruction.
- Remote Learning website: Best practices for students to help them transition to online learning.
- MIT wants to ensure all students can continue their academic programs while away from campus. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to request any necessary resources. WiFi hotspots and other computing equipment are available to all students free of charge. Submit requests for hotspots on the loaner equipment request form.
- Information Systems and Technology (IS&T) has a range of IT resources available to support learning and working remotely.
- Fall updates and the Student Housing Assistance Review Process (SHARP)
- Refunds for housing, dining, and student life fees:
- For students leaving on-campus or FSILG housing, MIT will refund fees for housing, dining, and student life fees on a pro-rated basis.
- Additional financial resources are available for students relocating off campus including grants and travel change reimbursements.
- Spring 2020 financial aid FAQ for students
- Students who have received exceptions to remain in on-campus emergency housing:
- Other updates
- Reimbursement for travel change fees or new reservation expenses:
- Students who relocated can receive up to a $500 reimbursement for travel change fees or new reservation expenses if they moved their departures up to the end of the day on Sunday, March 15. See instructions for submitting reimbursement claims.
- Additional information students received about travel and storage options for undergraduate students
- MIT Dining is supporting undergraduate students who received exceptions from moving off-campus as well as graduate students, faculty, staff, and affiliates. Please check the MIT Dining site for updates, as service and hours may change. If you have questions, email email@example.com.
- House dining: All undergraduates in emergency on-campus housing are on a no-cost bridge dining plan. Access to dining for heads of house, GRAs, and area directors is unaffected. Brunch (10 a.m. - 2 p.m.) and dinner (4 p.m. - 8 p.m.) will be served seven days a week in Maseeh's Howard Dining Hall (for students living in Maseeh) and Baker Dining Hall (for students living in Baker). Service is carry-out only to align with Massachusetts public health requirements.
- SwipeShare: Undergraduate and graduate students can request meals from the SwipeShare meal donation program.
- Student Center and retail dining are closed until further notice.
- TechMart is now located in Maseeh's Flowers Dining Room. Open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday. Credit cards, debit cards, TechCASH, and cash accepted.
- Refunds for housing, dining, and student life fees: Student life fees will be refunded for all students on a pro-rated basis. For students who have left on-campus or FSILG housing, MIT will refund fees for housing and dining on a pro-rated basis.
- Financial assistance:
- Additional financial resources are available for students relocating off campus, including grants and travel change reimbursements.
- Financial hardship grants related to relocating off-campus are available to undergraduate and graduate students.
- Accessing Resources at MIT (ARM) Coalition
- Class, Awareness, Support, and Equality (CASE)
- See the Financial aid FAQ for financial aid info, or contact Student Financial Services at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Events and student organizations
- All undergraduate student group activities and residence hall events, regardless of size, are cancelled.
- Updates for student leaders can be found on the Student Organizations, Leadership and Engagement Office website.
Career Advising and Professional Development (CAPD)
- CAPD is available to meet remotely or by phone and is offering virtual programs all semester, including the Virtual Career Fair.
Undergraduate student support resources
- Update on virtual support resources: While many offices and services are operating remotely, MIT is committed to continuing to support students:
- Visit the Student Support and Wellbeing page for additional information and resources.