Of 1,076 members of the Class of 2024, 175 participated in virtual SYRE for a rate of 16%, and 108 successfully switched residence halls.
Stevenson commended the Class of 2021 and said he will be “cheering for you as you do the important work that lies in front of all of us.”
40% of respondents were “dissatisfied with their department’s support in finding an advisor, reporting advisor behaviors, and communicating how to leave an advisor.”
Requirements for mask wearing, social distancing, and routine testing will remain, with “the potential for reduced frequency toward the end of summer,” the email reads.
Lena Downes SM ’20 wrote that Zhou was “so kind and thoughtful” and “made a huge impact on everyone who she met” at MIT.
Regarding her first COVID-19 test on campus, Miner wrote that testing at the Johnson Athletic Center “was also incredibly fast given the influx of first-years moving in.”
Stuopis and Waitz wrote that Massachusetts’ vaccination phase, as determined by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and “how regularly and in what volume” MIT receives doses from the state influence whether individuals can receive vaccinations.
The SSC also recommended that MIT “offer disposable utensils and disposable bags only when requested by the student.”
Director of House Operations Rich Hilton wrote in a Nov. 6 email to undergraduates that staple groups are “guaranteed placement in the same building together” and “may be formed regardless of class year.”
The AI Policy Forum website writes that the forum will develop a policy framework building on “high-level principles on social and ethical issues such as privacy, fairness, bias, transparency, and accountability.”