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COVID-19 guide

Updated Jan. 13, 2021

Here are the details of our plan for a safe spring semester. Thank you for doing your part to help keep everybody healthy and campus open.

Report a positive test or need to quarantine


Spring semester: Here is our updated plan for a safe spring semester, which now includes two weeks of online instruction at the start of the term.

Campus operations: Changes to campus operations after Summit County moved to purple on the state’s Public Health Advisory System

Testing: See COVID testing availability.

Grading: You can change a letter grade to credit/no credit for fall 2020 undergraduate courses only.

Dashboard: We are updating our COVID-19 Dashboard weekly with the statistics for postive cases, people in quarantine/isolation and more.

Travel: We have updated our travel policies for students, faculty and staff.

Summary of policies, guidelines and expectations for students

See our positive case rate, active cases, course delivery modes and more: COVID-19 Dashboard

Affording the semester

ZipAssist: Hub for student support and assistance

Campus Cupboard: Providing students in periodic need with access to the basic necessities of daily living.

Help-A-Zip: Help for students struggling with academics, mental health, finances or adjustment to college

Student services: Student Union, bookstore, parking and more

Technology needs

Travel policy for students, faculty and staff

Rec center (Student Recreation and Wellness Services)


  • More than 50 faculty and staff members met regularly to prepare campus for a safe reopening. See the committee rosters.