Frequently Asked Questions

In the event of the any of the following:

-Tested positive for COVID-19.
-Awaiting COVID-19 PCR test results.
-Been exposed to someone who has tested positive for the virus, or
-Had a student or colleague report a COVID-19 exposure or positive. 

Please send an email to In your email, please include the date symptoms began, date of positive test result (if applicable), as well as the date that you were last on campus.

The information provided will be kept private and confidential, and used only by the College's COVID-19 Response Team.

This action will prompt students and employees who may have been in classes with or in the vicinity of the infected individual to be notified of the potential exposure.

Anyone who is waiting for COVID-19 PCR test results should not come to campus while test results are pending. 
The College recommends and follows current CDC guidelines for risk regarding exposure and building maintenance.

In the event that you were potentially exposed to COVID-19, you will receive an email from the COVID-19 Response Team. The email will contain guidance and further communication on next steps to take to ensure your health and safety and those who you may have been in contact with.

In order to avoid miscommunication, undue concern, and to respect health-related privacy please refrain from sending out any information about suspected or actual COVID occurrences except to

Effective Friday, March 4, 2022, masks will be optional for students, employees, and visitors while indoors on campus, with the following exceptions

- Students and instructors who work and study in clinical settings. These individuals must continue to wear masks.

- Students and instructors who work and study in lab settings.

- Those who have been exposed to someone with COVID-19 should continue to wear a mask while indoors.

For current guidelines on what constitutes COVID-19 exposure and what an exposed individual should do, please follow the instructions located on the CDC website

In addition, faculty and staff may choose to require masks in their classrooms, meetings, or personal workspaces.

-Students and employees are asked to continue to have a mask available for these special circumstances.

(This option will be reviewed and may be updated before the end of spring semester.)

No. The College will not require a COVID-19 vaccination as a condition for returning to campus—for students or employees.

The College has installed administrative and engineering controls to enforce social distancing (i.e., Plexiglas barriers, furniture reconfiguration) as well as floor and wall signage to enforce social distancing, mask-wearing, and handwashing.

Measures have been taken to increase the level of fresh air that is circulated in campus buildings. 

In the event that someone who has been on campus later tests positive for COVID-19, CDC-approved contact tracing methods will be used to inform those who may have come in contact with the individual.

Throughout the day, common-use areas will be wiped down by the College's housekeeping staff.