Bison S.A.F.E.: The University's Pandemic Response
Update: Thursday, May 18, 2023
As we have come to the end of the declared Federal COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE), we have had an opportunity to review our campus experience over the past 3 years, and can report that after 42,000 vaccinations and 175,000 COVID tests, there have been no hospitalizations related to COVID, nor any COVID-related deaths as a result of campus transmission. As a result, several updates in this communication reflect our COVID-19 campus protocols for the 2023 Summer and Fall academic terms.Read the details
The University’s original pandemic response, which was named Bison S.A.F.E., was built with the goals of Bison S.A.F.E. at heart:
Supporting our community; Advocating for at-risk populations; Facilitating ethical, culturally sensitive, and inclusive research; and Educating the public on best practices for safety.
Updated COVID-19 Campus Protocol - Summer & Fall 2023
Several updates below reflect our COVID-19 campus protocols for the 2023 Summer and Fall academic terms:
Spring 2023 Covid-Update
We continue to closely monitor the COVID-19 status (confirmed hospitalizations, changes in severity, positive test rates, development of virus variants, etc.) in the Washington, D.C., area and on campus.
Rapid Covid Test Guidance
The Student Health Center wants to ensure you have a productive, healthy and safe semester. This year, there is an increased access to rapid COVID-19 tests. I