Bluejays, unite! We have returned to in-person, campus-based learning and living, plus a full array of on-campus courses and activities.
To keep our community safe and successful, please follow the steps outlined below to help us all navigate the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Spring Term Guidelines
- We highly recommend that individuals get vaccinated and boosted. Vaccines and boosters continue to be among the most effective tools to combat COVID-19 and help protect our community.
- As we are in flu season, the Task Force encourages everyone to get the flu vaccine and wash their hands thoroughly and often on a daily basis. Use hand sanitizer whenever possible. This will help in the prevention of acquiring the flu and/or COVID.
- Masking is not required, though anyone is welcome to wear a mask. Our values of community and responsibility require that we treat each other with grace, respect, and civility, whether or not someone chooses to wear a mask.
- Testing is available in the Wellness Center. The Wellness Center has rapid tests. If you would like a PCR Test, you must go off-campus to be tested. If you are exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms (fever, congestion, chills, headache, fatigue, loss of taste or smell, etc.) please notify the center prior to your arrival for a test.
- If you test positive for COVID-19, you must isolate for five days (preferably off-campus) and continue to wear a mask for at least an additional five days. During your isolation period, do not attend classes in person. The University does not provide isolation spaces. Positive test results should be reported by using the University’s Self-Reporting Form.
- The University no longer conducts Contract Tracing.
- The University is no longer requiring proof of vaccinations or boosters. Please note that some academic programs, student activities, etc., may require proof of vaccination for participation.
- We will continue to monitor governmental and public health guidelines, along with current reports from the scientific community. If there is a shift in COVID-19 indicators that requires action, our campus community should remain prepared to re-implement mitigation strategies to reduce the potential for transmission.