In May 2020, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo released a framework for reopening the state, NY Forward, that set the parameters for how higher education institutions should function during the pandemic.
The governor also provided Guidance for Infection Rates on College Campuses that requires colleges and universities to temporarily shut down in the event that positive cases rise about certain thresholds.
Specific policies are listed below, where you can also find answers to your FAQs.
Everyone entering New York from certain U.S. states must quarantine for at least 14 days. Quarantine for individuals exposed to COVID-19 can end after 10 days without a testing requirement if no symptoms have been reported during the quarantine period.
Quarantine For Persons Exposed to COVID-19 (Dec. 26. 2020)
General guidance governing higher education.
NYS Interim Guidance for Higher Ed (June 28, 2020)
Guidance related to specific University operations.
University Research (June 26, 2020)
Resources from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and U.S. Dept. of Ed (DOE).
CDC Considerations for Higher Ed Institutions (Updated May 30)
CDC Travel Guidance (Updated Aug. 21)
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