Face masks

Policy

The university has implemented a temporary face mask requirement. The requirement will be rescinded for each campus when the host county is no longer in high or substantial transmission status according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data tracker.

Everyone must wear face masks over their mouths and noses in all indoor spaces on university property unless alone in their own private offices or workspaces.

Unvaccinated students, faculty and staff who can receive the COVID-19 vaccine are strongly encouraged to do so.

The guidance is based on information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

How to wear a face mask correctly

This image shows the correct way to wear a face mask. Masks must cover both nose and mouth.

Masks must cover both nose and mouth.

Put on and wear your mask correctly:

  • Wash your hands or use hand sanitizer before putting on your mask.
  • Put it over your nose and mouth.
  • Be sure your mask fits snugly against the sides of your face and under your chin.

The CDC has provided more information on wearing face masks.

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