Updated: July 27, 2020 at 10:46AM

Our Approach

  • March 11

    Phase 1

    Stay Home Order-Essential Activities Only

    • Remote instruction 
    • Hibernation of labs
    • Residence halls and most campus buildings closed
    • Essential personnel working on campus, remote work for most staff
    • No travel, visitors or events
  • May 25

    Phase 2

    Limited Activity

    • Research facilities reactivated in a phased manner
    • Classes continue remotely
    • Most faculty and staff are still working remotely
    • Travel, event and visitor restrictions
  • July 13

    Phase 3

    Ramp-Up for Fall Semester

    • A limited number of educational cohorts of graduate students return for pilot non-residential educational experiences
    • Some additional campus buildings reopened
    • Repopulation of additional faculty and staff, with remote work continuing for many
    • Faculty, staff, and student training on health and safety protocols
    • Continued restrictions on travel, events and visitors
  • July 27

    Phase 4

    Phased Return of Students to Campus

    • Students arrive on  campus in phases
    • Many staff and faculty on campus
    • Continued faculty, staff, and student training on health and safety protocols
    • Continued restrictions on travel, events and visitors
  • August 10 - November 20

    Phase 5

    Fall Semester in Session

    • Most undergraduate and graduate students on campus
    • Most staff and faculty on campus
    • All campus buildings open and functioning, but in some cases stricter access
    • Continued restrictions on travel, events, and visitors