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Student Life

Residence Life

All housing options will be available to students during the fall semester. Some buildings will require occupancy changes due to current guidance from the CDC and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Housing for Students Requiring Isolation/Quarantine

Student Health Services will evaluate and provide preliminary treatment for symptomatic students. Symptomatic students or students who have been exposed to COVID-19 will be required to either isolate or quarantine depending on individual circumstances and in accordance with the guidelines established by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Pennsylvania Department of Health (PA DOH).

Off-Campus Students

Off-Campus Students are required to adhere to specific guidelines to promote the safety of our community.  If students do become ill, Student Health Services will evaluate and provide preliminary treatment for symptomatic students. Symptomatic students or students who have been exposed to COVID-19 will be required to either isolate or quarantine depending on individual circumstances and in accordance with the guidelines established by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Pennsylvania Department of Health (PA DOH).  Student Life has arranged for off-campus students will meal plans to be able to access meals while they are in quarantine or isolation.

Commuter Students

Specific space will be identified for commuter students for study and to participate in remote learning classes while on campus. These spaces will have appropriate WiFi and privacy so that students can participate in online class sessions. Students are encouraged to use earphones and personal microphones when in these spaces.

Locate the Commuter Zoom Room locations on the campus map below.

Commuter Zoom Lounge Locations

International Students

The University’s International Student and Scholar Services of the Office of Global Education (OGE) will provide international students with both general and individual information. International students can contact the office by phone at +1-570-941-4841 or by email at international@scranton.edu

Intercollegiate Athletics, Recreation, Fitness Center, Intramurals & Club Sports

  • The Landmark Conference has postponed all conference competition through 12/31.
  • Recreation and fitness center facilities will open in conjunction with the start of classes on August 17. Additionally, we will continue to offer virtual classes, and outdoor options for students for recreation and fitness.
  • The University will evaluate the status of intramurals and club sports as the semester begins.

Student Services

  • Clinical services will be available to students during the fall semester by appointment only.
  • The Bookstore will offer limited pick up options the first week of classes for students who were unable to order materials for home delivery.
  • The Financial Aid Office is encouraging students and parents to to discuss matters by phone at (570) 941-7701 with an option to schedule a video conference.
  • The Bursar's Office encourages students and parents to discuss matters by phone by calling (570) 941-4062 with an option to schedule a video conference.
  • The Office of the Registrar and Academic Services looks forward to continuing operations with both in-person and virtual support into the fall semester.