Four-Phase Approach to Opening: Implement and Expand

Campus Open to Returning Students/Major Events: July - August

Campus Testing and Health Protocols

  • Maintaining all required social distancing and facial coverage
  • Daily self monitoring questions
  • Temperature Checks
  • Symptom Questions
  • Medical response to those who are sick
    • Medical response with institutional/medical professional partnership
    • Coordinated effort with local Public Health Department
    • Quarantine locations on campus for those who test positive
    • Tracing protocols if a student tests positive for COVID-19

Food Safety Protocols

  • Safe food distribution systems
  • Grab and Go options
  • Multiple new locations on campus for food pick up and eating
  • Possible reservations (via an App) will be needed to eat in places like Sparkies
  • More food serving and pre-made/pre-ordered meals
  • New approach to meal plans to ensure options and safety

Commencement August 8 

  • Celebration of students’ graduation from Merrimack
  • On-campus senior events will be part of a multi-day event