Campus Visitor Policy

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Fall 2022 Campus COVID & Visitor Policy

Fall 2022 Campus COVID & Visitor Policy
POLICY NUMBER: 08222022-8.0
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 22, 2022
RESPONSIBLE OFFICER: Vice President External Affairs

Overview

As CDC, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and County COVID-19 health and safety protocols have adjusted, the following guidelines for campus and visitors are effective August 22, 2022.

This policy is to promote the health and safety of the campus community and visitors. It is important to note that this policy may be modified as the COVID-19 situation and corresponding federal, state and local guidance continues to evolve. Revision notations are located at the end of this document with the date and specific description.

Campus Wide

Masking: Masking is optional on campus. High quality masks, such as N-95 or KN-95 are encouraged. Faculty retain the ability to require mask use within the space of their classroom or lab during class.  Health Services will continue to require facial coverings in the clinical areas of the Health Center. Cadets and staff with a vaccination exemption are required to mask at all times when indoors.

Vaccination: All campus visitors must be fully vaccinated against COVID, defined as 14 days after completing the primary series.  Boosters are strongly encouraged and a single booster in addition to the primary series is required for entry to the mess deck. Visitors must be prepared to show proof of vaccination. 

Access: Entry to the dormitory building is restricted to cadets and designated personnel only.  Visitors are not authorized in the dormitory.

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Version

Issue Date

Update

Description of Changes

8.0

08/22/2022

Simmons Update for fall semester

7.0

03/01/2022

Simmons

Update for spring semester

6.1

02/18/2022

Simmons

Spring semester campus policy update

6.0

01/01/2022

Simmons

Winter semester campus policy update

5.1

12/03/2021

Simmons

Update for end of fall semester masking requirements

5.0

11/23/2021

Simmons

Update for Fall 2021 masking requirements

4.0

08/20/2021

Simmons

Update for Fall 2021 vaccination requirements

3.0

05/25/2021

Simmons

Update addressing vaccinated and unvaccinated visitors

2.0

01/12/2021

Simmons/Novak

Addition of cadet visiting and modification to recruitment of prospective students

1.0

09/08/2020

Simmons

Initial publication date