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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.  

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SU COVID-19 Briefing – January 20, 2022

Salisbury University President Charles Wight delivered a live, virtual briefing on Thursday, January 20. Highlights included:

  • SU faculty and staff will receive a bonus in an upcoming pay check. Most full-time employees will receive cost of living adjustments as well.
  • SU requires all students and employees to be up to date on their COVID-19 vaccines, per Centers for Disease and Prevention (CDC) guidelines, including a booster or have an SU-approved exemption to maintain campus access beginning February 4.
  • Dr. Kathryn Fiddler, vice president for population health at TidalHealth, discussed the importance of SU’s assistance to keep TidalHealth Peninsula Regional’s emergency services from being overwhelmed.
  • Dr. Mark Frana, professor of biology and member of the university health team, discussed the important health benefits of being up to date on COVID-19 vaccines, including a booster.
  • Dr. Karen Olmstead, provost and senior vice president of academic affairs, discussed SU’s dedication to safety and every effort being made to maintain in-person learning.
Protect The Flock

Winter/Spring 2022 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 winter/spring 2022. 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. 

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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.