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Norwich University COVID-19 Protocols

(Effective on Monday, August 29, 2022)

  1. Norwich requires all incoming students, returning students, and employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they have a medical exemption from their health care provider, or a religious/personal belief exemption from Norwich University. Norwich encourages but does not require boosters.

  2. ROTC contracted students and those seeking to activate their contracts are required to follow DoD instructions and their particular Service Department requirements. Each ROTC detachment will inform incoming and returning contracted students of their requirements.

  3. Students and university employees may wear masks if desired in all locations. Masks will not be mandated for wear in any area. Masking policy will be reviewed weekly and updated as needed consistent with medical and public health guidance.

  4. Norwich University Health Services will provide testing and clinical patient care for students who display COVID-19 symptoms. If positive, students will self-quarantine to their room for 5 days following the date symptoms began, returning to full campus activities on the 6th Students must wear a mask on days 6 through 10. Students in self-quarantine will use the Quarantine Slip process to procure meals. Roommates of students in self-quarantine will be offered testing and those with negative results will have the option to move to a new room during the quarantine period.

  5. Employees who test positive for COVID-19 will self-quarantine for 5-days, with a return to full campus activity on the 6th Employees must wear a mask on days 6 through 10.

  6. Should the NCAA or any of our Athletic Conferences require additional measures for student athletes to participate in varsity athletics and/or inter-collegiate competition, Norwich will inform affected students and require compliance to continue team participation.

  7. The Norwich University COVID-19 Task Force will continue to meet throughout the year to review our campus status; evaluate updates and input from our Medical Director, the VT Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control; and suggest policy updates to the Norwich University President. The Task Force can be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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