Plans for a healthy and safe fall restart

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Plans for a healthy and safe fall restart

Update: Sept. 27, 2021

Remaining healthy this fall and beyond

Rowan University’s priority will continue to be the health and safety of our community and neighbors. As the status of the pandemic and federal and state recommendations continue to change, we appreciate everyone’s patience and support as we develop policies during this very fluid situation. Please review the following site for guidelines in place as of today.

Mask Protocols
Out of an abundance of caution, the University has extended its mask mandate until further notice.

Rowan University is following CDC and state guidance and is requiring all students, faculty and staff, regardless of vaccination status, to wear masks in all classrooms, lecture halls, laboratories, and other crowded, indoor public spaces. Small groups of vaccinated individuals (i.e., study groups, colleague meetings), however, may continue to meet unmasked if social distancing is achievable and the group agrees to the arrangement. Unvaccinated individuals should continue to wear masks, regardless of group size. The medical schools will continue to follow their respective protocols.

Please remember, some people might feel uncomfortable being around unmasked individuals. Many vaccinated individuals choose to wear masks for their own safety or for the safety of their loved ones. If you are asked to wear a mask, please do so.

Unvaccinated students and employees must wear a mask when indoors in public spaces or when in the presence of others. Unvaccinated students and employees will undergo weekly COVID-19 testing starting Sept. 1 and Sept. 8, respectively.

Use these links for helpful information:

Student Guide for Returning to Rowan

As students return to campus this fall, we must continue to follow protocols to keep our community safe and healthy.

Employee Guide for Returning to Work

The goal of this guidance is to prepare for the return of staff, while anticipating updates based on changing circumstances, health information and resources.

Screening, Testing & Contact Tracing

Because COVID-19 threatens all in our community to some degree, everyone benefits as we work together to reduce risks of exposure.

 

Enhanced Cleaning Protocols

In an effort to provide a clean and disinfected learning environment, Rowan’s custodial team has implemented additional cleaning processes to assist in minimizing exposure to viruses and bacteria.

Rowan University Travel

Given the uncertainty about when travel will again be safe and when travel restrictions will be lifted, we share guidance for undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff.

Frequently Asked Questions & Answers

The health and safety of the Rowan community is our top priority as we begin the fall 2021 semester. Please utilize the frequently asked questions, which address a host of topics.

Confirmed Positive Cases of COVID-19 at Rowan

This chart shows confirmed cases of COVID-19 within the Rowan community — students and employees, whether they study/reside/work on one of our campuses or are remote.

Vaccination Rates

Review student and employee vaccination rates.

University Updates

Review messages about policy changes, masking, cleaning protocols and more sent to Rowan University students and employees.