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Indigenous People’s Day, half-term finals, flu shots

Half-term subjects final exam period will start Friday and take place next week.

Indigenous People's Day is Monday. No classes will be held. Tuesday will follow the Monday schedule of classes.

Flu vaccines are available at MIT Medical flu clinic in the Johnson Athletic Center from 8 a.m.–4 p.m on weekdays for all Covid Pass participants and enrolled students until Oct. 16. The clinic will be closed on Monday.

To register for Spring classes, all MIT students must submit proof of receiving a flu shot by Oct. 30.

Nominations for recent MIT graduates to the MIT Corporation are open until Oct. 30.

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