Updated Sept. 28, 2021

Student Protocols

Vaccinated

Unvaccinated

Pre-arrival test (taken within 72 hours of coming to campus) No. Yes, you must arrange on your own and bring result when arriving to move in.
Arrival test No. Yes, arranged through Bailey Health Center. Keys will not be issued until test is complete.
Weekly monitoring test No. Yes, at Bailey Health Center.
Quarantine following close contact with a person testing positive for COVID-19 No, but a test is required 3-5 days after exposure, and you should mask and significantly limit interactions with others until test results return. Yes, for 10 days (assuming negative tests at day 7 and 10), and you should go home if that is within 300 miles.
Isolation Yes, if you test positive for COVID-19, and you should go home if that is within 300 miles. Yes, if you test positive for COVID-19, and you should go home if that is within 300 miles.
Masking indoors Expected at all times (including in residence halls) except in dining spaces while eating. Expected at all times (including in residence halls) except in dining spaces while eating.
Masking outdoors Expected under the following conditions: when you are experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19 and have not yet received a negative COVID-19 test; if you have been identified as a close contact to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19; and when you are in a crowded outdoor setting where physical distance cannot be achieved. Expected under the following conditions: when you are experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19 and have not yet received a negative COVID-19 test; if you have been identified as a close contact to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19; and when you are in a crowded outdoor setting where physical distance cannot be achieved.
Travel Permitted. Not encouraged.
Visitors to campus In general, visitors should be discouraged from spending time in any building, particularly residence halls. Effective Sept. 28, visitors must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a recent (within 72 hours) negative test for admission to select alumni and family functions as well as indoor ticketed events including athletic competitions and Williams Center performances (excluding classroom activities). Children ineligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine are permitted to attend events and are expected to be masked at all times. Additional details. In general, visitors should be discouraged from spending time in any building, particularly residence halls. Effective Sept. 28, visitors must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a recent (within 72 hours) negative test for admission to select alumni and family functions as well as indoor ticketed events including athletic competitions and Williams Center performances (excluding classroom activities). Children ineligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine are permitted to attend events and are expected to be masked at all times. Additional details.