COVID-19 Updates

University COVID-19 Updates

Common Questions and Guidelines

In order to continue to promote the health and safety of students, staff, and faculty, the below scenarios and guidelines have been written to address our community’s most common questions.

Have You Been Exposed to or Live with Someone Who Has Tested Positive for COVID-19?

Attend Class If:

  • You were wearing PPE during the potential exposure.
  • You were not wearing PPE, but you maintained 6 feet of distance.
  • You are NOT COVID-19 symptomatic and continue to follow all recommended infection prevention and control practices, including:
    • Wear a facemask, at all times, while on campus and in public
    • Maintain social distancing standards, when applicable
    • Wash hands regularly with soap and water
    • Monitor for fever or symptoms consistent with COVID-19

Do Not Attend Class If:

  • You were NOT wearing PPE; and
  • You were within 6 feet of the infected person for at least 15 minutes; and
  • You had unprotected contact with the individual’s body fluids or secretions, for example, being coughed or sneezed on, sharing utensils or saliva, or providing care without wearing appropriate PPE.

If You Develop Symptoms Consistent with COVID-19:

  1. Do NOT attend on-ground classes or events.
  2. Notify the university by emailing
  3. Consult your healthcare provider for further guidance.
  4. Refer to “Return to Campus Policy” below for next steps.

Refer to the CDC Links for Additional Information