Welcome to MIT Emergency Management

MIT Emergency Management works closely with representatives and volunteers across campus to develop and implement  procedures and programs that ensure the continued operation of the Institute and to keep our community safe.

We are responsible for a professional, comprehensive emergency management and business continuity program for MIT that perpetuates resiliency across all sectors of the Institute.



MIT EMS is now part of our team!  MIT Emergency Management serves as the administrative department that manages MIT’s student-run ambulance service, MIT EMS.  We partner with the MIT EMS executives to ensure the service is running smoothly and serving the MIT community to ensure quick response to medical emergencies on the campus.  We are proud to have them as part of our team!


  • RT : Mask up! Regardless of vaccination status, face coverings are required in all MIT buildings, including at MIT Medical, at testing facilities, and on shuttle buses. Learn more at MIT Now: 😷 ,
  • RT : ICYMI, MIT Covid Apps has the info you need to prepare for your return to the Institute this fall: vaccination and testing requirements, steps to maintain campus access, and contacts for more information. Quick Guide to Returning to Campus: ,
  • RT : "The combination of our community’s high vaccination rate, our ongoing testing program, and continuation of our masking...gives us confidence in our plan to fully return to in-person learning, teaching, and working." — MIT leadership in a letter to the community. ,

MIT Emergency Exercise

  In keeping with best practices in higher education emergency management and in an effort to further enhance the preparedness of

21 January 2020

Welcome to our new site!

  In 2015, MIT executives made the decision to dissolve the well-established Security and Emergency Management Office (SEMO) and create

11 May 2018