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How Campus Life Will Be Different
Facilities and Operations has implemented several changes to improve health and safety on campus. Check back frequently for updates.
Classroom capacity will be limited to accommodate physical distancing. Classrooms will also be updated with technology that facilitates hybrid learning.
Enhanced cleaning and disinfecting that meets or exceeds CDC, New York State Department of Health, and OSHA standards
Elevator capacity will be limited. Follow the instructions on the sign nearby whatever elevator you plan to use.
On campus and in outdoor spaces, everyone must follow University health policy.
As we begin the Spring Term, this announcement from Dr. Melanie J. Bernitz provides some important reminders and updates as we navigate the continuing pandemic together.
In his letter, he reminds everyone of health and safety matters, including twice-weekly testing and upholding the Compact for those on campus.
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia's partner at the Medical Center, is now facing the daunting task of vaccinating hundreds of thousands of patients while also dealing with the continued increase in COVID patients.