With an 18-member Health and Safety Working Group researching best practices for in-person operations since early May, they have finalized Phase I recommendations and have begun Phase II.
This includes employees returning to work and campus guests to follow health and safety guidelines, such as daily temperature checks, face coverings, social distancing, hand washing and completing a health questionnare, Frandsen said.
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As for the campus, housing adjustments are being accomodated for single-room requests, offices and classrooms are being reconfigured to meet social distancing, and there will be protocols for dining halls and other facilites.
“Community is central to the experience we offer, but bringing our campus back together safely must be our top priority,” Frandsen said.