COVID-19 Policies, Guidance and FAQs

For information on the latest COVID-related news, exposure/isolation procedures and where to get vaccinated, visit For information on what to do if you've tested positive for COVID-19 or are a close contact of a positive case, visit the testing page on the COVID Resources website. 

The University's on-campus PCR testing program ended June 6, 2023. PCR testing is widely available through pharmacies, physician’s offices, hospital testing sites, urgent care centers, and other testing locations. Rapid antigen tests are readily available in pharmacies, grocery stores, and online.

Read the April 14, 2023 update to the University's COVID mitigation strategy on the COVID Resources website. 

Information For Visitors

Visitors to the University are expected to follow CDC and NJ Department of Health guidance for individuals who test positive for COVID-19 or were in close contact with someone who tested positive in the past 10 days, including isolation and mask requirements.
The Visitor Policy enacted for COVID-19 mitigation is no longer in effect. 

Guidance for Face Coverings

The Guidance for Face Coverings has information on obtaining face coverings, usage guidance and FAQs.

Vaccination Recommendations

The University strongly recommends that students, faculty, staff, and researchers stay up-to-date with COVID-19 vaccination and boosters. COVID-19 vaccines continue to be effective at reducing the risk of severe disease.
The University is no longer requiring the primary vaccine (one dose of a single dose vaccine or two of a two-dose vaccine) for the University community. The COVID-19 Vaccine Policy first endorsed on June 2, 2021, is no longer in effect. 

Campus Operations and Facilities

Other COVID-19 Policies

Support for Faculty and Staff


Derek Ziegler
Assistant Director for Emergency Preparedness

Kelly States
Director of Campus Safety and Health

Robin Izzo
Assistant Vice President, EHS