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Can I order Vault Health mail-in test kits for members of my family or others?
How can I order a mail-in test kit?
How does the federal contractor mandate injunction affect the University’s employee testing plans for the spring semester?
What types of masks should be worn indoors?
Why isn't the quarantine and isolation data on the Penn State COVID-19 public dashboard this semester?
Testing and support
Do I need to take a test if I’ve tested positive within the past 90 days? Can I upload a third-party test result?
How is Penn State protecting health information received from COVID-19 testing and vaccination disclosure?
I am a vaccinated employee, but I am interested in weekly COVID-19 testing. Can I be tested?
I am an employee of Penn State and have symptoms of COVID-19 or I have tested positive for COVID-19, what do I do?
If an unvaccinated employee had a recent negative COVID-19 test through their own medical provider, do they still need to complete Penn State’s required COVID-19 testing?
Is Penn State accepting serology test results for antibody levels as evidence of immunity from COVID-19?
Is there a phone number I can call if I have questions about COVID-related topics at Penn State?
What are the testing plans for students during spring 2022?
What consequences will students face if they fail to comply with required COVID-19 testing?
What should I do if a staff member I supervise refuses to follow testing requirements?
What will happen if/when employees test positive?
What will happen if/when students test positive?
Where can I find information about required COVID-19 testing for faculty and staff?
Who should I contact if I have questions regarding COVID-19 topics?
Will employees who are required to test receive reminders throughout the week to take their test?
How will I know if a student in my class or lab tests positive for COVID-19?
Quarantine and isolation
Do unvaccinated employees who have been in close contact with someone who is COVID-19 positive or suspected of having COVID-19 have to quarantine or test negative before returning to their workplace?
Do vaccinated people who have been in close contact with someone who is COVID-19 positive or suspected of having COVID-19 have to quarantine or test negative before returning to campus?
How can students continue their coursework if they are required to isolate or quarantine?
Are there food safety guidelines for gatherings and events?
Are there guidelines for eating indoors?
Can employees opt out of masking requirements?
Do we need to wear masks and maintain physical distancing on campus? Should masks be worn outside?
What are the masking requirements for spring 2022?
What are the steps Penn State is taking to clean and disinfect classrooms, offices, restrooms, residence halls and other campus spaces?
What if I lost my vaccination card?
What is the indoor masking policy for public speakers?
Can a supervisor (or can other employees) ask for the vaccination status of an employee?
Can I work from home if my campus is in a county with high or substantial transmission?
Can instructors ask a student if they are vaccinated?
Does previous COVID-19 infection count as immunity and replace vaccination?
How do I apply for a religious or medical/disability accommodation?
How do I share my vaccination status with the University?
Is Penn State making the COVID-19 vaccine mandatory for employees or students?
What if a booster shot is eventually required under the federal mandate?
Will the University be offering vaccine clinics this fall?
Classes and academics
A visitor is scheduled to come to campus. Can they still come?
How can academic unit heads assist instructors with handling extended absences for themselves or their students?
How will classes proceed if there is a change in normal operations due to winter weather?
Housing and dining
What consequences will students experience if they violate COVID-19-related expectations or laws in the residence halls, elsewhere on campus, or off campus?
I graduated in 2020 and I’m still waiting for an in-person celebration. When will that occur?
Campus events and activities
What is the status of campus visits, tours and information sessions?
What is the status of in-person meetings, events and large gatherings?
Human resources and employee information
What if the pandemic takes a turn and number of cases increases again?
What should I do if an employee I supervise refuses to follow masking requirements?
What should I do if an employee I supervise refuses to report to work?
Are there any tax implications associated with the grants that students should be aware of?
How is Penn State awarding student emergency grants from its federal Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund III/American Rescue Plan allocation?
How will students be notified if they receive an American Rescue Plan grant, and how do they access the funds?
Is American Rescue Plan grant funding available to students at any Penn State campus?
Regardless of eligibility for an American Rescue Plan grant, are there additional resources available to support students experiencing financial hardship and/or distress?
What can an American Rescue Plan grant be used for? Do students need to provide proof that they are suffering financial hardship related to the pandemic?
Where can I find Penn State’s Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund reporting information?
Will receipt of an American Rescue Plan emergency grant impact a student’s current or future eligibility for federal student aid?
Will students who receive an American Rescue Plan emergency grant have to pay this money back?