We have received results from all pooled saliva testing conducted Tuesday, May 11, resulting in three (3) positive pools this week: Residential Students (2) and Commuter Students (1). Affected individuals have been informed and precautionary quarantine notices have been sent out.
Reflex testing results also have been received and case investigation and contact tracing has been conducted. All other pools were negative.
No Testing Next Week (May 17)
As we head into finals week, please be aware that no testing will be conducted for students and employees during this coming week of May 17. Students should continue to complete the daily self-screening checklist while on campus, while employees reporting to campus should continue to complete the daily COVID Screening app.
Required Testing Procedures for Week of May 24
During the week of May 24, all students living on or commuting to campus during the summer, as well as all employees who report to campus at least once every two weeks, must participate in weekly surveillance testing.
All residential students must report to the Student Health Center from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Monday, May 24, to have a rapid test administered. All students participating in the summer class beginning at 10 a.m. also must report to the Health Center for a rapid test prior to the start of class. We highly encourage those students to arrive for testing at 9 a.m. if possible.
All Norwich Campus students taking a summer class will participate in pooled saliva testing administered at their class on Monday, May 24.
All employees who report to campus at least once every two weeks must participate in testing through one of the following three options:
- Monday, May 24: Have a rapid test administered at the Student Health Center from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; OR
- Tuesday, May 25: Participate in pooled saliva testing in STUAC from 9 a.m.-noon; OR
- Arrange with your supervisor to test at another time on Monday or Tuesday. Those tests must be delivered either to STUAC before noon on Tuesday or placed in the drop box located on the first floor of Brooks Hall before 8 a.m. on Wednesday, May 26.
MOC, MAC and other areas that conduct testing for their employees will continue to do so as normal.
Testing procedures for the remainder of the summer will be provided in the coming weeks.
Thank you for complying with testing and screening requirements to help keep our campus safe.