Housing and Dining

Over the last several months, Residential Life and Dining Services have been developing strategies to reduce the risk of COVID-19 on campus. This section will provide or link to information about housing and dining as more information about winter term becomes available in the coming weeks. 

Community Safety Commitments

Responsible, other-centered individual decisions aligned with public health guidance are the single-best way to “Protect the Hive” and the larger community from the spread of the COVID-19 virus. In order to ensure the safest possible environment, the following list of Community Safety Commitments applies equally to every member of the campus community (students, faculty and…

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Winter Term Move-In

General student move-in* will be at following days and times in the Hicks Center:  Friday, January 8, 2021 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. EST,Saturday, January 9, 2021 from 2:00-5:00 p.m. ESTSunday, January 10, 2021 from 2:00-5:00 p.m. EST *Pre-season athletes and international students arriving prior to this on December 26 and January 1-3 respectively should refer to…

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Quarantine and Isolation Plans for Winter Term

As we look toward the limited resumption of in-person learning in January, we write to provide some detailed information about the College’s quarantine and isolation (QI) plans. As with all of our COVID-19-related practices, QI housing plans are aligned with public health guidance and may change if/as recommendations change.The College has set aside space in campus housing to quarantine and…

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COVID-19 Go Bag

We recommend that every residential student bring items needed to assemble a Go Bag in the event you need to go into a quarantine/isolation room. You should consider what you might need if you’re out of your room for several days.  Suggested items include: Personal medicationsFever-reducing medication such as acetaminophen (Tylenol) or ibuprofen.ThermometerTissuesTowels, bed linens,…

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Ventilation Plan

Strategy As scientists learn more about SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, it is clear aerosolized virus from exhalation plays a primary role in transmission.  The operation of heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems can help reduce the concentration of virus, thereby reducing the risk of transmission.  This is done primarily through increasing the amount…

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