COVID-19 Impact on Sponsored Programs

The staff in the offices of the Vice President for Research, Research Administration Services and the Office of Strategic Transactions and Technology Transfer are operational and are available to support you during these challenging times. 

MIT leadership is actively monitoring the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) situation and temporarily revising Institute policies as necessary to protect the MIT community. 

Below are links to MIT policy updates and resources regarding MIT’s evolving response to the situation: This site is designed to help the research community and to answer your questions. If you have a question that is not answered by these resources, please email us at

Federal contracting and program officers and some non-federal sponsors are also beginning to contact principal investigators to understand the impact on existing programs. Please forward communications received to so that we can assist with providing a response.