First Year- Swim Test

MIT swim test completed student

The Physical Education and Wellness office welcomes the class of 2026 to participate in the First Year Swim test.

Students who are confident they will pass the swim test are invited to attend during the times posted according to their last name

  • 1p-2p- A-F
  • 2p-3p- G-M
  • 3p-4p- N-S
  • 4p-5p- T-Z

An MIT ID (card version only), towel and swimwear are required to participate. The boat test will also be available at this time for those interested in participating in sailing and/or kayak. Upon completion, students will check out and will receive the 2026 t-shirt gifted to them by Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER).

Students who are unable to swim are requested to meet with the Physical Education & Wellness representative to pre-register for a swim course during the 2022/2023 academic year.  Upon checkout, they will receive the 2026 student t-shirt.


Swim and Boat Test video