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Current Operational Level: Yellow

Operational Levels and Protocols

Operational Levels are determined using several monitoring methods.

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In the event of an outbreak or threatened outbreak, students with an approved COVID-19 vaccine exemption may be required to leave campus temporarily and would not be permitted to participate in any in-person activities.
Residence Halls

Outside visitors are permitted and must adhere to the College’s face covering requirements.

Currently enrolled Fisher students (residential and commuter) will be allowed in the residence halls.

Visitation may be temporarily suspended to one or more residence halls.

Student movement restricted to their own room for some or all residence halls.

Visitation may be suspended in all residence halls.

Residence halls closed.
Type of Academic Instruction In person In person Some classrooms may be de-densified. Remote only
Face Coverings

For those who are unvaccinated or eligible and not boosted: Face coverings required indoors. Face coverings required outdoors when 6' distancing not possible.

As of 3/2/22: For fully vaccinated and boosted individuals, face coverings are optional with the exception of:

  • Health and Wellness Center
  • Campus shuttles

For those who are unvaccinated or eligible and not boosted: Face coverings required indoors. Face coverings required outdoors when 6' distancing not possible.

Vaccinated: Face coverings may be required indoors.

Regardless of vaccination status, face coverings required indoors and may be required outdoors when 6' distancing is not possible. Regardless of vaccination status, face coverings required indoors and may be required outdoors when 6' distancing is not possible.
Surveillance Testing

Unvaccinated staff and students tested on a regular basis.

Testing may be required regardless of vaccination status.

Unvaccinated staff and students tested weekly.

Regular testing may be required regardless of vaccination status (e.g., high-risk student groups).

Re-entry testing for all students regardless of vaccination status. All employees and students on campus may be tested regularly regardless of vaccination status. Any employees and students remaining on campus tested regularly.
Visitors Visitors permitted on campus and must follow all COVID-19 policies. Visitors permitted on campus and must follow all COVID-19 policies. Only essential guests permitted on campus and must follow all COVID-19 policies. Visitors not permitted on campus.
Athletic Facilities Open with adherence to current face covering requirements. Open with adherence to current face covering requirements.

Open with adherence to current face covering requirements and distancing.

Capacity controls identified (e.g., reservations).

Closed
Dining Full service with adherence to current face covering requirements (e.g., face covering required when not eating or drinking).

Full service with adherence to current face covering requirements (e.g., face covering required when not eating or drinking).

Additional protective measures may be added.

Grab and go meals may be instituted for some or all.

Full service with masks required when not eating or drinking.

Additional protective measures are added.

Grab and go meals may be instituted for some or all.

Closed
Gatherings and Events for Members of the Fisher Community Allowed. Allowed. Capacity restrictions may be implemented depending on the venue. Virtual events only.
Gatherings and Events that Include Visitors Allowed.

Allowed.

Capacity restrictions may be implemented depending on the indoor venue.

Indoor events may require that guests be vaccinated or tested negative recently.

In person gatherings may be limited in size and have a requirement that guests be vaccinated or tested negative recently. Virtual events only.
College-Sponsored Travel Domestic travel dependent on CDC and state guidelines. International travel dependent on CDC and State Department guidance. Testing for unvaccinated individuals encouraged before return to campus. Domestic travel dependent on CDC and state guidelines. International travel dependent on CDC and State Department guidance. Testing for unvaccinated individuals required before return to campus. Only essential domestic travel and must test negative before return to campus. Travel not allowed.
Off-Campus Experiential Learning (clinical, student teaching, internships, service, etc.)

Allowed.

Restrictions may exist for unvaccinated students.

Allowed.

Restrictions may exist for unvaccinated students.

Required academic experiences allowed. Other experiences shift to virtual. Required academic experiences allowed. Other experiences shift to virtual.
Office Occupancy Full capacity. Full capacity. Offices may be de-densified. Essential employees only on campus.
Business Meetings In person business meetings allowed. In person business meetings allowed. Business meetings conducted through Zoom. Business meetings conducted through Zoom.