COVID-19 Alert Level: Orange

Orange is used when campus or regional infection rates have reached a level that requires stricter mitigation practices or when the College is close to reaching full capacity of our isolation space. Campus operating status would be reduced with mitigation efforts that may include:  

  • Testing – Random surveillance testing of up to 15% of the student population weekly, regardless of vaccination status
  • Academic delivery – All meetings except for classes to be held virtually. Classes to be held primarily in-person; however, hybrid and/or online options may be considered if conditions warrant
  • Library – Open only to Goucher community, closed to the public
  • Employee Status – remote work for non-essential staff; approval from divisional VP required to work on-campus
  • Housing – guest visitation is restricted in the residence halls & common areas closed. The Office of Residential Life will provide specific details on restrictions
  • Athletics – no spectators allowed at indoor home contests; only Goucher community members allowed at outdoor home contests
  • SRC/Recreation - the SRC is open to in-season student-athletes only; Recreation classes are online only
  • Campus events - campus events allowed with approved plans in place
  • Travel – college-sponsored travel discouraged but allowed with approval of division VP
  • Vendors & Contractors & Student Employment – limited to essential operational needs, with approval from division VP