Isolation and Quarantine Guidelines


  • Contact the Student Health Center,
  • Isolate for 5 days at home or in Haley dormitory if a resident
    in university housing.
  •  If no symptoms, or symptoms resolve after 5 days, you can leave isolation if your Rapid Antigen Test is negative.
  • If your Rapid Antigen Test is positive, continue isolation and retest at day 7.
  • If still positive at day 7, continue isolation until day 10 and then end isolation without further testing.
  • Wear a well-fitting mask (KN95 preferred) around others for 10 days, regardless of test results.
  • If you were severely ill with COVID-19, consult your healthcare provider about when to end isolation.
  • If not immunized, seek vaccination after isolation completed.

  • Get tested immediately after a known contact.
  • Watch for symptoms until 10 days after your exposure. If you develop symptoms get tested again.
  • Quarantine for 5 days if no symptoms. Wear a well-fitting mask around others at all times, including in your living environment.
  • Test with PCR on day 5 and if negative; resume activities but wear a well-fitting mask around others until 10 days after exposure.
  • Do not go to places where you cannot wear a mask, e.g., indoor dining facilities and gyms.
  • Avoid travel and avoid contact with people who are at high risk for severe illness.
  • Get immunized or boosted as soon as possible.

  • No need to quarantine at home after exposure.
  • Wear a well-fitting mask around others at all times for 5 days.
  • Test 5 days after exposure with PCR (If vaccinated) or Rapid Antigen (if SARS-CoV-2 positive in the past 90 days). Test immediately if you develop symptoms.
  • If no symptoms and a negative test after 5 days, you may continue full activity but should mask around others for 5 more days.
  • During the 10-day period, avoid travel and avoid being around people who are at high risk for severe illness.

The Isolation and Quarantine Guidelines are also available here.