On Tuesday, January 5, President
Driscoll emailed all students strongly encouraging them to continue
their remote instruction away from campus and
the Indiana community through
Sunday, February 7, due to the coronavirus situation in our community and
We understand this announcement
has generated many housing related questions, and you may be concerned about
when you can return to your residence hall. Please be assured that we are here to accommodate you—you will be able
to stay in your suite during this time period and/or have access to your room
to retrieve any necessary belongings.
Housing and Dining will be open
for students beginning Saturday, January 16, 2021.
Before the first day of classes
(Tuesday, January 19), please tell us your plans. Letting us know
your plans ensures that we have your card access turned on and ready for
your arrival, as well as helps us know who is here and who is not here at the
start of the semester
If you are experiencing any
symptoms of COVID-19, please do not come to campus. You can change your arrival time slot as
needed by following the steps above.
with these symptoms may have COVID-19 (as per the CDC):
IUP will offer free, on-campus
COVID-19 testing for all students in spring 2021 starting January 11. Testing
is highly recommended but not required as students move back to
campus and into the IUP community. For complete information regarding testing,
please visit IUP’s
COVID-10 Health and Safety pages.
Need to retrieve belongings
from your room, but are not staying? Follow
We look forward to seeing you safely
in person soon.
As always, if you have any
questions, feel free to reach out to us at email@example.com.
Valerie BaroniDirectorOffice of Housing, Residential Living, and Dining Indiana University of Pennsylvania724firstname.lastname@example.org