View the most recent Residence Hall Update Letter here.

  • All students returning to reside on campus in the spring term will be required to provide a negative test within three days of returning to campus.
  • 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 Spring term. 
    • Maximum of 40 students could reside on campus.
    • All rooms will be single occupancy.
    • 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.
    • Meals to residents would be provided according to the following:
      • The Dining Hall will provide three catered meals/day Monday-Friday and two meals/day Saturday and Sunday to residents.
      • Students will be given a two-week menu to order from.
    • Room and Board rate will remain the same.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Residence hall bathrooms will be cleaned regularly using EPA-registered disinfectants, at least twice per day.
    • 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 student has the virus, then s/he will be required to return to their permanent residence for a minimum of 10 days and attend classes online. A letter will be sent to the students home, explaining the requirements for quarantining by the Montgomery County Department of Health. (No refunds will be given for this time period.)
  • If a resident student is a confirmed close contact, that students should quarantine in their current residence hall assignment (dorm room). 
    • Students will take all classes online from their dorms and any missed lab/clinic will be completed at a later date.
    • Individuals should stay in their room and have very limited in-person contact until seven days with a test or 10 day quarantine after their last exposure. 
    • Individuals should only leave their room to get food or use the bathroom and should wear a mask at all times when outside of his/her room. 
    • Residence Life/Food Services should coordinate with the student to use their meal plan to order food and have it delivered to a designated pick up location.
    • Students will have access to Public Safety for any questions, issues, or other needs. Public Safety can contact the Assistant Director of Residence Life or the Vice President and Dean of Student Affairs in the event of an emergency.