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Will we still need to follow the same health and safety protocols on campus this spring?

To continue on-campus learning, work and other activities in the spring, it’s vital that students, faculty and staff at all campuses and in adjacent communities do their part to limit the spread of COVID-19 by continuing to wear face masks, practice social distancing and avoid gatherings in line with public health guidelines. This spring, students, employees and visitors will be required to practice physical distancing and wear face masks at all times in campus buildings; outdoors when they cannot be physically distant from others; and whenever state or local laws require. The University also requires students and most employees to participate in random surveillance testing of around 1% of a campus population daily in order to detect, track, mitigate and limit the spread of COVID-19.