Visitors and non-CSC student guests from within New England may enter the campus from sunrise to sunset daily upon completion of the daily wellness screening questions seen below. Campus visitors/non-CSC guests may enter academic buildings, athletic facilities and other facilities only during normal business hours, or in accordance with published facility hours and policies. Visitors/non-CSC guests may not enter college student residence halls and college houses unless they have written authorization from the Department of Residential Education by emailing email@example.com.
All visitors and guests are required to adhere to all COVID-19 related policies – including the mandatory use of face masks in all indoor spaces, as well as outdoors when within 6 feet of others.
Nobody outside of the campus community is permitted inside the dining hall, including guests and visitors.
The college will resume campus tours beginning Saturday, Sept. 26, for those who reside within New England. Visitors will be required to wear face masks at all times, and must complete the daily wellness screening questions referenced above. Visitors will also be asked to sanitize their hands upon arrival to campus, and will be continually directed to hand sanitizing stations at various locations throughout the tour. Tours will be limited to a maximum of eight guests, and will not include stops in the dining hall or residence halls. Instead, guests will be offered a “ready-for-you” lunch at the conclusion of weekday tours.
Visitors may attend academic, athletic and other events on campus, and will be admitted subject to parking availability, seating capacity, invitation and other restrictions.
Recreational use of campus athletic facilities for walking, jogging, bicycling, outdoor courts and fields and indoor facilities is allowed, subject to the time restrictions above, and in accordance with the Athletic Facilities Rental Policy and other policies established by the Athletics Department and the Hogan Sports Center. At all times, the college’s students have priority for the use of facilities.
Personal work-site visits by friends, family and/or children, should be limited to visits of short duration in cases of emergency. At this time, while considering the COVID-19 pandemic, it is inappropriate, other than in a valid emergency, to bring friends, family and/or children to the workplace. Employees must receive authorization from their supervisors prior to any work-site visits by friends, family and/or children.
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Colby-Sawyer residential students are permitted to host Colby-Sawyer residential and commuter/hybrid student guests with the permission of their roommate(s). Students wishing to visit other residence halls must coordinate with their student host(s) who will provide access to their building.
Colby-Sawyer residential and commuter/hybrid student guests will be permitted to stay overnight in a Colby-Sawyer residential student’s room upon completion of a CSC Student Guest Registration Form signed by all roommates. Completed forms must be submitted to Campus Safety prior to the Colby-Sawyer student guest visiting the room, and no later than the start of quiet hours (Sunday through Thursday, 10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 1 a.m.). The total number of student guests and residents may not exceed the room occupancy posted for that space.
*Remote student learners (students who have received approval from the Academic Affairs Coordinator to complete their studies remotely) MAY NOT enter the residence halls or be hosted as a “student guest”. [see: Residential, Remote, Commuter, Hybrid, Student Learners Definitions and Expectations of Student Learners]
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Colby-Sawyer students will be permitted to host two non-Colby-Sawyer student guests on campus at a time, during the hours between sunrise and sunset. Non-CSC guests/visitors are restricted from entering any residential building or space unless the CSC student and non-CSC guest/visitor has received an exception to enter the facility (i.e.: authorized student move-in/move-out, etc.).
Upon arrival to campus, non-Colby-Sawyer student guests must report to the Campus Safety office, where they will take their temperature and answer health screening questions. Non-Colby-Sawyer student guests who have a temperature of 100 degrees or above, or answer yes to any of the health screening questions, must leave campus immediately. Non-Colby-Sawyer student guests who do not have a temperature and answer no to health screening questions will be allowed to register as a non-Colby-Sawyer student guest after providing a valid photo identification and a completed Non-CSC Student Guest Registration Form.
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With the exception of arriving for the start of term and returning home at the end of term, students *enrolled on-campus who are studying on campus are not permitted to travel outside of the local area for non-essential or non-pre-approved travel. The local area is limited to the New Hampshire towns of Andover, Bradford, Newbury, New London, Springfield, Sunapee, Sutton, Warner, West Lebanon, and Wilmot. There are no exceptions. In the event of a family emergency, or other situations considered “essential for travel”, students must contact the Vice President for Student Development and Dean of Students (VPDOS) office to request support and seek exception. Students are not permitted to travel beyond the local area without approval from the VPDOS office. To request such exception, please complete the Travel Request Form.
Students who travel outside of New England should note the destination on their daily health questionnaire. Students traveling outside of New England may be required to quarantine for 14 days and/or participate in COVID-19 testing upon their return as determined by the Director of Baird Health and Counseling Center. Students who develop COVID-19-related symptoms during or after travel must not return to campus and should notify their primary care provider. Students who return to campus after traveling and develop symptoms while on campus should report them when answering their daily health questionnaire. Baird Health and Counseling Center will contact the student and discuss next steps.
In order to protect the health of our community during this pandemic, employees are being asked to limit travel to essential in accordance with CDC, DHHS and state guidance. Currently travel outside of New England states requires a 10-day self-quarantine or 7-day self-quarantine with a negative PCR test upon return which may need to be unpaid. The policy explains details for college-sponsored travel and personal travel. Additional information is available in the full Employee Travel Policy.