Campus Health and Safety

Reporting and Supplies

Reporting of Active COVID-19 Cases on Campus

Reports of positive cases for students and employees will continue to be tracked, with weekly updates posted on this page. 

Sept. 19 to Sept. 25, 2022

  • Reported Positive Student Cases: 17
  • Reported Positive Employee Cases: 6

Supplies, HVAC Updates and Facilities

  • Masks and Other PPE: Masks and other personal protective equipment will remain available as before.
    • Students can obtain higher-grade masks through the Printing and Mailing Facility on Jefferson Avenue during the day and at University Police in the Parking Pavilion in the evenings
    • Departments should monitor their use of PPE and request additional supplies 7-10 days before running out, by contacting the Purchasing Department through this online ordering form.
  • Campus Cleaning Protocols: High-touch areas of classrooms and laboratories are cleaned at an increased frequency, and hand sanitizer and sanitizing wipes are available should students or faculty wish to wipe down desks or tables before or after use. Sanitizing wipes will remain available for department offices for those who wish to use them.
  • Building HVAC Systems:  All HVAC adjustments made in response to COVID will remain in place, and personal air purifiers distributed on campus will continue to be maintained.

Responding to a Resurgence of COVID-19

The University will continue to monitor the spread of the virus, especially within the broader region, and will respond accordingly. any additional institutional actions, including decisions related to increased campus safety measures, will be informed by this ongoing assessment and by guidance or directives from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and/or U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.