Updates to university masking policy

At this time, we feel it is safe to begin pulling back some of our COVID mitigation efforts on campus, and are making the following changes to our masking policy.

Spring semester reminders

While we remain hopeful that the situation will improve as the semester progresses, at this time we feel it’s necessary to take a somewhat cautious approach at first.

COVID-19 student testing information

In last week’s message with updates to our plans for the start of the spring semester, we said we would get back to you this week with more information about COVID-19 pre-arrival and entry testing. Please pay close attention to the following instructions.

Updates to Danforth Campus spring plan

As always, our highest priority continues to be the health, safety and well-being of our campus community. With that in mind, we’re writing to share a number of changes that will impact our return to campus for the spring semester.

Important COVID-19 Safety Reminders

This week, we have seen a rise in COVID-19 cases among vaccinated students. In the majority of instances, these cases are a result of gathering together in groups, off campus, and unmasked. We know the requirements we have in place can feel restrictive, but we must continue to adhere to our COVID-19 public health guidelines.