What will be the biggest changes on campus when I return?

Every person on campus will be required to follow safety protocols, including mask wearing, physical distancing, practicing hand hygiene, testing weekly for COVID-19, and completing daily self-assessment. Campus members can go out within the DC/MD/VA area to socialize and conduct business, or to go home, and return to campus. Quarantine rules apply when arriving from […]

How are you handling outside visitors to campus?

Visitors, including students residing off campus, will only be permitted on campus for specific, pre-approved reasons. Anyone entering campus will be required to complete a health self-assessment and temperature check, and individuals with symptoms of COVID-19 will not be permitted on campus. Anyone moving about on campus will be required to use face coverings and, […]

Has Student Health Services on-campus been upgraded or given extra capacity or staff?

Student Health Services (SHS) will start the semester consistent with its existing capacity.  They are available to students residing on campus to meet their health and medical needs by appointment only. Both in-person and telehealth services will be available. They also will be able to provide limited services to students suspected of coming in contact […]

How have you ramped up cleaning and disinfecting on campus?

Protocols will remain in place for regular and deep cleanings in accordance with CDC and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) guidance. Custodial staff are a part of the university’s essential personnel and have maintained buildings per these guidelines since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Buildings that have been occupied for essential purposes are routinely cleaned […]