Required Protocol for Returning to Campus
For the safety of our community and in accordance with the Enhanced University Health and Safety Policy, everyone must complete the following protocol before returning to campus:
Priority Work for Week of Aug 10
- Explore FAQs from town halls
- Announcing new temporary child care benefit
- Notifying undergraduates of housing assignments
- Next Stage of Research Ramp-up in progress
- Developing programs for international students
- Remodeling restrooms to accommodate physical distancing
- Promotion of healthy hygiene practices
Students have until August 9 to declare their intention to be on campus in the fall. This information is required for registration in the COVID-19 Testing Program.
In his letter to students, Dean Costis Maglaras mentions HyFlex instruction and classroom upgrades; networking events and professional development; international students; and health, safety, building, and hygiene protocols.
To resume University activities in a manner that limits the potential spread of SARS-CoV-2, Columbia is instituting critical public health measures.
The Path Forward
One can only feel a sense of humility in the face of the broad human response as we grapple with a threat as menacing as COVID-19. New York City is almost always the epicenter of crises that strike this nation, and Columbia University in the City of New York is, therefore, too.
Here's what we're doing now to prepare for a safe return to campus.
— President Lee C. Bollinger
COVID-19 Research at Columbia
Modeling compares the city's reopening policies, including social distancing measures during an anticipated December spike.
During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in New York City, health care workers on the front lines had high levels of acute stress, anxiety, and depression, a new study has found.
Researchers have developed a one-step diagnostic test that detects SARS-CoV-2 in saliva, and results are available in 30 minutes.
Researchers at Mailman School of Public Health look at how social distancing and limited access to contraceptive and abortion care during the pandemic is affecting young adults.