Spring '22 Expectations

As we come back together on campus in the new year, after traveling and visiting with family and friends, we want to do all we can to protect our community against the spread of COVID-19. To this end, all students registered for on-campus courses (regardless of vaccination status) will be required to participate in on-campus surveillance testing or provide proof of a negative test administered within 72 hours of their return to campus.  

Residential Students

  • Residential students will return to on-campus housing on January 22 or 23. Students should not return to campus if they are exhibiting any COVID-19 symptoms. 

  • Students are encouraged to receive results from a COVID test as close to return to campus as possible, but no longer than 72 hours before arriving. This step will allow you to reduce the chance of unknowingly being COVID-positive. Test results should be uploaded here before returning to campus. Testing must be done by a healthcare professional and cannot be self-administered.

  • Residential students who are unable to do pre-arrival testing must take part in on-campus testing on January 24, no exceptions.  

  • We are recommending that you have an isolation kit packed and ready to use when you return to campus, including prescription medication, personal items and study items.  

Commuter Students

  • Commuter students must submit a negative test result, no more than 72 hours before their first class, by uploading it here. Testing must be done by a healthcare professional and cannot be self-administered.

  • Commuter students who are unable to get tested on their own must take part in on-campus testing on January 24 or 25. Commuters should use the links below to sign up for on-campus testing on these days.  

  • All results from on-campus testing will be received by 5 p.m. on the day of the test. 

  • Commuter students who are tested on January 25 may not attend class in person until they have a negative test result.

Graduate Students Enrolled in On-Campus Classes

  • Graduate students* must submit a negative test result, no more than 72 hours before their first class, by uploading it here. Testing must be done by a healthcare professional and cannot be self-administered.

  • Students who are unable to get tested on their own must take part in on-campus testing on January 24 or 25. Grad students should use the links below to sign up for on-campus testing on these days.  

  • All results from on-campus testing will be received by 5 p.m. on the day of the test. 

  • Students who are tested on January 25 may not attend class in person until they have a negative test result.  

* The testing requirement does not apply to graduate students enrolled in fully online programs, such as Cybersecurity, IT (Information Technology), Thanatology, and all Education programs. However, any student, online or on-campus, who wishes to access campus resources (e.g., research, tutoring/writing center, the Library & Learning Commons, lectures, forums, commencement) must submit the negative test result via this online form

Students who do not comply with the re-entry testing requirements will be referred to the Dean of Students or the Dean of the Graduate School for disciplinary action. 

Employee information can be found here.