Frequently Asked Questions

What are the current health and safety recommendations when students return to campus? (updated 6.18.2020)

Students who have been sick with symptoms of COVID-19, tested positive for COVID-19, or who have potentially been exposed to someone with COVID-19 (direct contact, travel, or community exposure) must inform the Wellness Center and self-isolate in their residence hall room or at home for 14 days. Accommodations will be made for the student to continue to participate in class, possibly virtually, and complete assignments. Students will not be penalized for COVID-19 related absences.

Students who become sick with symptoms of COVID-19 must not attend classes, meetings, etc. and will immediately self-isolate in their residence hall room or at home for 14 days. Students must abide by social distancing guidelines and abide by all restrictions posted in residential common spaces.

Students who are sick with symptoms of COVID-19 must abide by all guidelines provided by the health department and WPU staff including isolation and/or quarantining.

Students will be responsible for practicing behaviors that reduce the spread of COVID-19 including personal prevention practices such as wearing face coverings in all required areas, handwashing and environmental prevention practices such as disinfecting and sanitizing their bathroom space.