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Raider, Set, Go! | Ship is back with a full campus experience!

Whether indoors or outdoors, vaccinated individuals do not need to wear masks or socially distance. Non-vaccinated individuals are asked to wear a mask for their well-being and the well-being of our campus community when within six feet of others.

A Rewarding Academic Experience

An in-person academic experience eliminates social distancing in the classroom and includes research opportunities, study abroad, internships, job shadowing and career fairs. Student success and support services will help ensure students continue their journey from coursework to career.  Classes begin August 23.

A Robust & Vibrant Campus Community

A robust campus life experience includes Homecoming and tailgating, vibrant fraternity and sorority activities, thrilling esport competitions, captivating performances including Marching Band and the Performing Arts, face-to-face club meetings, engaging living and learning communities, delicious and discounted Downtown dining with Raider Bucks, and championship teams battling it out in accordance with PSAC guidelines.

All Facilities & Services are OPEN

ALL facilities will be OPEN including: the state’s best residence halls (ranked #4), a wide array of dining venues (and an exciting new student-requested favorite!), student success support centers and services, ShipRec, the Library, Memorial Hall, the Downtown Centers for Excellence, Etter Health Center, the Luhrs Center, and many others.

Health & Well-being is the Key to Success

Health and well-being measures may continue to include face coverings, social distancing, case investigations, vaccinations and testing in accordance with PA Department of Health guidelines. Ship provides personal protective equipment to all students, faculty, and staff as needed. Sanitizing and temperature stations will be throughout campus, and facilities are cleaned according to Centers for Disease Control guidelines.

Campus life at a glance…

Outdoors / Indoors 

Vaccinated individuals do not need to wear masks. Non-vaccinated individuals are asked to wear a mask for their well-being and the well-being of others when within six feet of other individuals. Indoor areas include ShipRec, Library, meeting rooms, etc.

Vaccinations 

Vaccinations will be available on campus the first week of move-in.

Testing 

Covid-19 testing will be required of non-vaccinated residents at move-in. There will be ongoing random Surveillance Testing of a percentage of non-vaccinated residential students.  

Residence Life

Proof of vaccination exempts residential student from testing requirements. All non-vaccinated students will be tested upon Move-in. There will be Surveillance Testing of a percentage of non-vaccinated studentsVaccinated residents do not need to wear masks. We ask that non-vaccinated individuals wear a mask for their well-being and the well-being of others. 

Student Athletes 

All student athletes are encouraged to be vaccinated. Student athletes who are not vaccinated will be subject to regular Surveillance Testing throughout the fall. The University will follow published guidelines of the NCAA and PSAC as they become available.

Visitors

Campus is open and visitors are welcome. This includes Parents and Family Weekend, Homecoming, move-in day, and community events. Non-vaccinated visitors are asked to wear a mask when indoors, except while actively eating or drinking. Spectators are welcome to attend athletic events based upon NCAA and PSAC guidelines.

Dining

Vaccinated diners do not need to wear masks when indoors. Non-vaccinated individuals are asked to wear a mask when not actively eating or drinking for their well-being and the well-being of others. 

Student Isolation & Quarantine: Recent Activity and Cumulative Totals Since Jan. 1, 2021

Currently in Isolation

Currently in Quarantine

Recently Completed Isolation

Recently Completed Quarantine

Total Isolation

Total Quarantine

Cases & Testing: Cumulative Totals Since Jan. 1, 2021

Positive Cases

Tests Conducted

Commuter Student Positive Cases

Commuter Student Tests Conducted

Residential Student Positive Cases

Residential Student Tests Conducted

Employee Positive Cases

Employee Tests Conducted

  • This dashboard presents data according to the date tests are administered. Counts for most recent dates may be incomplete. Counts will be updated as results are reported.
  • Data regarding isolation and quarantine is subject to change based upon ongoing case investigations.
  • Weekly numbers during summer and winter are low due to decreased population on campus.
  • This dashboard is for informational purposes only in service to our community. It should not be considered as public health guidance. Given the complexity and evolution of the case reporting landscape, the data points and footnotes are subject to continuous review and revision, as necessary.

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