Campus Requirements

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Face Covering Requirements for Campus Activity

Outside Spaces
People who are fully vaccinated and unvaccinated may be outside without a face covering.
Inside Spaces
All employees, including student employees, must wear a face covering regardless of vaccination status.
Students and visitors who are fully vaccinated may choose to wear a face covering or not. Face coverings are required for unvaccinated individuals.
There are certain settings where everyone must continue to wear a face covering. Visit the Stay Healthy page for details.


Other Requirements for Campus Activity

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The university’s ongoing testing program is not operational in summer 2021. Students who are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms can contact Campus Health and Wellbeing. Students and employees requiring asymptomatic testing, visit the COVID-19 Testing page. For additional information, visit the Student Testing page.

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Daily Screening

Every morning at 4 a.m. you will receive an email or text (set up your preferences) to complete the assessment by noon (12 p.m.) or before going to campus, whichever comes first.


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Quarantine and Isolation

The Student Quarantine and Isolation Guide provides information for students who receive a positive test, exhibit symptoms, or have been in close contact with someone with COVID-19 symptoms or who has the virus.

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Compliance & Sanctions

For information on the student Code of Conduct, visit:

Office of Student Rights & Responsibilities

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