Note: All information presented in this column is sourced from the Taylor Together, Again plan. Updates are provided weekly by the Pandemic Reopening Team (PeRT). Last updated Aug. 24.
All off-campus study abroad and Lighthouse missions trips have been cancelled for the January 2021 interterm
To-go options are now available at both the Hodson Dining Commons and the Campus Center
Students and faculty are expected to report out of state travel or travel to social events such as weddings or funerals. They can do this by visiting my.taylor.edu.
As of Aug. 21, one Taylor employee or student is in active required isolation, six employees or students are in active quarantine, and 1 on-campus student or employee has tested positive for COVID-19.
Taylor University defines quarantine as “those who have been exposed to COVID-19 or have been in contact with someone who is confirmed positive for COVID-19, (must) stay at home under strict guidelines,” and isolation as “a person who tests positive for COVID-19 must be isolated in a hospital or at home, under strict guidelines.”
Of the 410 Taylor students tested for intercollegiate athletics and performing arts participation, six reported positive tests for COVID-19. They were all treated at home before coming to campus.
Students who believe they have symptoms of COVID-19 should do the following:
Temporarily quarantine in your room
Contact your medical provider or the Taylor University Health Center. Or, utilize the IU Health Virtual Coronavirus screening tool. (https://iuhealth.org/covid19/virtual-coronavirus-screening)
Contact the Residence Life COVID 19 contact number (765-997-8610).
For more information on Taylor University COVID-19 restrictions, policies, and updates visit taylor.edu/coronavirus, my.taylor.edu/campus-life/student-covid-information or email PeRT@taylor.edu