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Spring Semester Re-Entry Information

We want to thank each of you for your role in the execution of a successful fall semester. We could not have accomplished such an enormous task without your willingness to uphold our community standards. We know it wasn't easy, but we saw each of you rise to the challenge and put the Ramily above self, and for that, we are genuinely appreciative.

Guided by the lessons from the fall, and based on CDC, state, and local COVID-19 guidance, we have established new protocols for spring re-entry. Please review the details below carefully. Also, be on the lookout for your spring re-entry packet in the mail. If you have further questions after reviewing the information, please email coronavirus@wssu.edu.

RE-ENTRY TESTING REQUIREMENT

All residential students will be required to have a COVID-19 test before moving into their room assignment. We are providing three convenient options for testing:

  1. Testing on campus at the Anderson Center on your move-in date
  2. Bring negative test results from an alternate medical provider
  3. Get tested at an alternate rapid testing site in Forsyth County on your move-in date

Review full details for Re-entry Testing Requirement and Testing Options.

RESIDENCE HALL MOVE-IN SCHEDULE

Due to COVID-19 protocols, all students must arrive at your residence hall at your assigned move-in time. Please keep in mind all residential students must report to the Anderson Center BEFORE going to the residence hall. Plan to arrive on campus 30-45 minutes ahead of your scheduled move-in time to complete your testing requirement or to have your test results verified at the Anderson Center.

Review the Residence Hall Move-In Schedule.

NON-RESIDENTIAL STUDENTS

Students that do not reside on campus are not required by the University to have a COVID-19 test before returning to campus. However, testing is strongly encouraged. Testing will be available to non-residential students before the start of classes and by appointment at Student Health Services.

Read full details for Non-Residential Testing Dates.

SPRING TOWN HALLS

We will host a series of virtual town hall sessions to further explain re-entry procedures. Students and parents will have the opportunity to ask questions of university personnel. We will send the links to join the virtual sessions closer to the town hall dates.

  • Thursday, January 7, 5:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, January 13, noon
  • Thursday, January 21, 6 p.m.

The success of our safety protocols requires a joint effort from every member of our Ram family. With your help, we are confident that we can again deliver the best educational experience while protecting our university community’s health, safety, and well-being. Each of you are our top priority. We are excited for the upcoming semester and look forward to seeing you very soon!

QUESTIONS? coronavirus@wssu.edu

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