View the most recent Residence Hall Update Letter here.

  • Public Safety Officers will take each residents’ temperature once per day to monitor safety for all students in the residence hall.
  • If a student has not entered or exited the building by 5:00 pm, then the Resident Assistant on duty will be asked to check the residence and ask the student to go to Public Safety for a daily temperature check.
  • The Residence Hall will be open for limited use for the Fall term.
    • Maximum of 40 students could reside on campus.
    • Students who live more than 20 miles from campus, are Vet Tech or Dental Hygiene majors, or have extenuating circumstances (foster youth, international, dangerous living situation, etc.) will be permitted to live on campus provided they have at least one face-to-face class.
    • All rooms will be single occupancy. Incoming students can apply to live in St. Josaphat Residence Hall here.
    • An appeal process for extenuating circumstances will be overseen by the Assistant Director of Residence Life in conjunction with the Vice President and Dean of Student Affairs.
    • For returning students, GPA, and class attendance will be taken into consideration when reviewing appeals.
    • Meals to residents would be provided according to the following:
      • The Dining Hall will provide three catered meals/day, seven days/week to residents.
      • Students will be given a two-week menu to order from (two options per meal).
    • Room and Board rate will remain the same.
  • Residents will be asked to bring limited items to campus to accommodate emergency evacuation due to COVID-19.
  • Residents will be required to fully move-out at Christmas Break for deep cleaning.
  • Students will be highly discouraged from traveling home or to other college campuses on weekends.
  • Shuttle services will be used to transport students to local shopping and dining areas.
  • The Residence Hall deposit will remain the same at $200 per student. Submit your deposit here. If a student requests a desktop computer in their room, they will be required to pay an additional $100 deposit.
  • The computer lab in St. Josaphat Hall will remain closed until further notice. Computers will be assigned to each room as requested by students. Students will be able to access computers and printers/copiers in the Basileaid Library.
  • Residents will be required to reserve a move-in time slot and have a maximum of two move-in helpers. Masks and gloves must be worn at all times during the move-in process, along with following all social and physical distancing guidelines.
  • All visitation will be suspended until further notice. No outside guests will be allowed in the residence hall.  Limit of four residents allowed in one room at a time.
  • All residents are required to wear masks in all public spaces (hallways, stairwells, restrooms, kitchens, etc.)
  • The Residence Hall Student Lounge will remain closed until further notice.
  • Residents will be able to use the kitchens, however, students are not to share cooking utensils and must provide their own supplies.
  • Residents will have access to the laundry facilities, with “occupied” signs so students can be informed that only one resident may wash during a given period of time to ensure social distancing.
  • Residents will be granted an additional 60-days to turn in updated physicals. Most recent physicals must be submitted with vaccinations (residents, VT, dental).
  • Resident Assistants will be permitted to host passive programs that include individually wrapped foods and where safety guidelines are being followed.
  • Residence hall bathrooms will be cleaned regularly using EPA-registered disinfectants, at least twice per day (e.g., in the morning and evening or after times of heavy use).
    • Bathrooms will be continuously stocked with soap and automated hand dryers. Hand sanitizers are also made available on each floor.
    • Trash cans will be emptied regularly.
    • Residents will be instructed that sinks could be an infection source and should avoid placing toothbrushes directly on counter surfaces. Totes should also be used for personal items to limit contact with other surfaces in the bathroom.
  • If a resident is tested positive for COVID-19, that resident will be required to return to their permanent resident for a minimum of 14 days and attend classes online. No refunds will be given for this time period.
    • Students with extenuating circumstances may contact Allison Mootz, Vice President and Dean of Student Affairs at amootz@manor.edu.
  • If three students become infected, the ENTIRE FLOOR will be required to return to their permanent residence for a minimum of 14 days (as per Health Department guidance).