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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Salisbury University is committed to keeping our community safe, healthy and informed. Please check this page regularly for information on COVID-19 (formerly known as the 2019-nCoV coronavirus). This page will be updated as information changes.  

SU COVID-19 Briefings

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SU Presidential Briefing – October 21, 2021

Salisbury University President Charles Wight continues to deliver live, virtual briefings on University topics throughout the semester. Highlights from today’s briefing include:

  • SU has launched an exciting new brand: “Make Tomorrow Yours”!
  • Following this month’s announcement that President Wight will retire from his current position on June 30, the University System of Maryland will conduct a search for SU’s new leader. Visit the presidential search webpage for more information.
  • Booster shots of the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine are available to eligible faculty, staff and student employees, and SU is monitoring approval of boosters for the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines. Information on the University’s efforts is available at the SU COVID-19 webpage.
  • SU soon will launch searches for three new Office of Diversity and Inclusion positions focused on increasing support for SU community members and initiatives.
  • Campus and greater community members are invited to visit the renovated Center for Equity, Justice and Inclusion in Blackwell Hall.
  • Students are invited to submit artwork for the center and around campus as part of an upcoming initiative to better reflect diversity on the campus and showcase student talent. Details will be announced soon.
Protect The Flock

Fall 2021 Information

In fall 2020, SU developed comprehensive plans and guidelines to support the health and safety of our students, faculty, staff and community. These guidelines are expected to continue in fall 2021. Please review the policies and procedures, and visit the Informed Employees and Informed Students & Families pages to help answer your questions. Please also view our Health & Safety Resources to learn how to help protect the flock while learning and working on campus.

Protect The Flock

Overview & Guidelines

SU's COVID-19 Task Force and its Planning Teams continue to assess the University’s needs and plans for operations during the COVID-19 pandemic. SU’s primary goals are to protect students, faculty and staff, and continue the institution’s vital missions of education, service and community engagement. SU’s original fall 2020 Return-to-Campus Overview is available to download, as well as current, specific Return-to-Campus Guides for Employees and Students.

Campus Health Questions

If you have questions or are seeking more specific information about screening, testing protocols, illness, positive tests, campus access or other health-related topics, please visit the Campus Health webpage.

Policies & Procedures

SU’s policies and procedures for responding to COVID-19 are rooted in safety for our students, faculty and staff and the surrounding community. Below is more information about new protocols necessary to help support health and safety. Sea Gulls take care of each other!

Resources for Health & Safety

Limiting the spread of COVID-19 takes both an institutional and individual commitment. SU is following all state and local public health guidelines and has taken steps to make campus safer, while still delivering an excellent education for students. We all have a shared personal responsibility to adjust our behaviors. All campus community members are encouraged to make basic health and safety practices part of your daily routine. 

Help Protect the Flock and learn more about:

Need More Information?

Looking for details on Academics, Athletics, Dining, Housing, Student Activities, Student Health Services, etc.? Visit the Informed Students & Families webpage for more details on these areas and more.

Have questions about positive tests or failed screenings? Looking for the testing dashboard? Visit the COVID-19 Testing webpage.