(Updated Sept. 14, 2022)
The following guidance is provided to students, faculty and staff who have tested positive for COVID-19, come into contact with an individual who has tested positive or are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19.
E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to let the university know you have tested positive. You will receive an email response with information about the duration of your self-isolation period, how you can notify any close contacts and any other next steps.
5-10 days, according to the latest CDC guidance. Please visit COVID-19 Symptoms, Exposure, Positive Test for isolation guidance. Additional guidance for students who test positive can be found at Self-Isolation and Quarantine Guidance.
(Updated Aug. 29, 2022)
Residential students who test positive for COVID-19 will self-isolate in their own rooms/apartments for 5-10 days.
Self-isolate in your room/apartment. Follow CDC guidelines to reduce the risk of exposure to your roommates and others. Day 1 is the day after symptoms start or if you have no symptoms, the day after testing positive for COVID-19.
If you are asymptomatic, or your symptoms have improved by day 6, you may leave self-isolation on day 6, but continue to follow strict protocols through day 10, including:
If your symptoms have not improved by day 6, continue to isolate until:
If you have any questions about the duration of your self-isolation, please contact email@example.com.
Detailed information about what you should do if you are a residential student who tests positive for COVID is available at Quarantine and Isolation Guidance.
As announced here, the university is using a self-serve, automated process for contact tracing. Once a person reports that they have tested positive for COVID-19 by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org, they will be asked to complete an online form. That information will generate notifications to close contacts.