POLICES, PROCEDURES, SYMPTOM MONITORING, AND HEALTH EXPECTATIONS
- Student Health Service Office
- Delzell Hall
- Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (closed daily from noon to 1 p.m.)
- Medical Emergency? Call 9-1-1
Antigen testing will be REQUIRED weekly of ALL on-campus students beginning Monday, January 25. If you have checked-in to your residence hall, you are required to get tested weekly - there are no exceptions for not being on campus during that week.
Failure to comply with weekly testing will result in eviction from housing immediately. Students who are evicted WILL be responsible for their full charge of housing and dining.
- Students should schedule their tests now through March 19 at http://covidappt.uwsp.edu/point
- Testing will be conducted from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, in the Berg Gym located in the Marshfield Clinic Health Systems Champions Hall
- Prior to arrival for each test, students MUST complete the online screening on the website link provided
- Screening is required within 48 hours of each test
- Students will need to bring their UWSP student ID as verification, on the day of testing
- After students are tested, they will be asked to wait for results (results will be shared privately)
- Students should allow about 30 minutes for each test
- Students who have tested positive for Covid-19 should submit their test results to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Students are exempt from testing for 90-days after their positive test
- If you are symptomatic, please call Student Health Service at 715-346-4646 to be tested
- DO NOT go to the antigen testing site
Please be sure to complete the online COVID-19 Symptom Screening every day
Modified capacity limits must be followed in all individual rooms/suites spaces. The maximum capacity of a traditional residence hall room occupancy is four (4), and Suites@201 has a maximum capacity of eight (8) people per suite. Any additional people beyond the assigned occupants in a residence hall room/suite must be agreed upon by all roommates/suitemates prior to entry. Guests must abide by the face covering policy.
Daily Symptom Screening
Students are expected to complete the online system screening daily, located on the COVID banner of the UWSP homepage. Students should contact Student Health Service and alert residence hall staff via email or phone call, if they are displaying any COVID-19 symptoms.
Fountains will be closed for community use while bottle filling stations remain open.
Elevators will be available for use. Only one occupant will be allowed in an elevator at a time. Exceptions will be made for members of a family during move-in and if occupants are assigned roommates.
Face coverings that cover mouth and nose are required in all public spaces. Face coverings are required when a student leave their individual residence hall room/suite. Any guests to a student room/suite should wear a face covering.
Front Desk Hours
Front desk hours will occur daily from noon – 8 p.m. during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Front Desk item(s) Checkouts
No checkouts will be available at this time. This includes kitchen supplies, sports equipment, tools, games, study lounge keys, fitness room keys, etc.
Limited guests will be allowed in the residence halls. Only other students living on-campus will be allowed in other residence hall buildings. No off-campus guests will be allowed in the residence halls, except for the student's designated initial move-in window. Hosts are required to check-in their guests upon arrival via front desk or the QR code posted in the lobby.
If you are waiting for COVID-19 test results or have tested positive, you will be instructed to isolate. You will be provided with options regarding isolation. UW-Stevens Point has identified isolation space(s) on campus that may be used in this situation.
Community/floor kitchen use will be available. Any use of the kitchen appliances and surfaces will require students to wipe down the unit before and after use with the provided cleaning equipment, in addition to the daily cleaning.
Laundry machines will be available for use. Students should use self-sanitizer before and after each use of the washer and dryer.
Lockouts will continue to be done at the front desk during regularly scheduled desk hours. Students will need to find a Resident Assistant (via duty phone or by knocking) outside of desk hours.
Meetings with hall staff may be conducted electronically. In-person meetings are left up to the discretion of all parties, while following physical distancing guidelines.
Music Room and Game Kitchens
Music room and game kitchens no longer require a key to be checked out from the front desk. Residents may utilize these spaces by accessing them with their personal Saflok. Students are responsible for cleaning these spaces after use.
Students may utilize these spaces by accessing them with their personal Saflok. Students are responsible for cleaning these spaces after use.
Open/Closed Door Policy
Residents can leave the door to their individual room/suite open if all individuals in the room are wearing face coverings due to the space being open to the public.
Ordering Food (off-campus vendor)
Students who order food from an outside vendor (not including UWSP Dining) or other external deliveries will need to meet the delivery person outside of the residence hall.
Students will be expected to physically distance at a 6 ft. range in all common residence hall areas, when able. Common area furniture has been reorganized and/or removed to allow for the physical distancing requirements. Furniture may not be moved since it has been strategically placed to keep students distanced. Modified maximum occupancy signage will be posted in all common spaces.
Students will be expected to maintain a basic level of cleanliness in their resident room. Proper and frequent handwashing is expected. Sanitizing stations will be placed at various entry and exit locations and students are expected to use the sanitizer when they enter and exit a building.
If you are named as a close contact of someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, you will be called by a contact tracer from public health and instructed to quarantine. The placement of an individual in quarantine will be determined based on the specifics of their situation.
Guidelines will be in place for each residence hall and will include defined exits and entry doors when possible.
Vacuums and Cleaning Kits
Vacuums and cleaning kits are available for residents to checkout to help maintain a clean environment. Additionally, garbage and compost bags will continue to be available for hall residents at no extra cost.