For guidance around safe travel and MIT polices, visit MIT Now.
MIT COVID-19 travel policies change frequently and are based on the traveler’s vaccination status and travel destination. For up-to-date information on international testing requirements, including testing requirements for travel, visit U.S. Department of State’s COVID-19 Country Information.
To find testing sites in Massachusetts, visit the Massachusetts Department of Public Health website, airport websites, or check with local urgent care centers.
Covid Pass users may use their Institute-required test result for travel if it meets the entry requirements for their destination.
MIT Medical patients can have PCR COVID-19 testing done at Medical for a charge of approximately $75. Note that, while the turnaround time for COVID-19 PCR test results is generally less than 72 hours, this timetable is not guaranteed.
MIT Medical only does PCR testing for COVID-19 – please carefully review the testing requirements for your destination.
MIT has several resources to ensure the health, safety, and security of MIT Community members traveling abroad. The following resources provide information on eligibility and options for purchasing travel health insurance to make sure you have adequate health coverage in the case of illness or other medical emergency during your trip.