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Re-entry Committee Update (April 26, 2022)

We would like to thank everyone for supporting the FSU Re-entry Committee and the protocols established to keep the University safe and open during the COVID-19 pandemic. For several months now we have remained in the post-surge recovery phase, and for that we are thankful. Yesterday, this committee held its final meeting of the semester and is being placed on reserve. We are hopeful to remain this way but will re-assemble if COVID-19 conditions change.  

With this news, the Committee will no longer share COVID-19 updates via email or maintain the University’s COVID-19 Dashboard. This will be replaced with a link to the CDC’s COVID-19 County Check tool. Faculty, staff and students are no longer required to report a positive COVID-19 test result in the University’s “Report a Positive Test” portal. The Coronavirus Updates Hub website will remain a resource for the University Community.

Mask Update

At the end of the spring semester, masks will no longer be required in instructional spaces such as classrooms and laboratories. It is anticipated that masks will still be required in patient care areas such as the Pharmacy Care Clinic, the University Eye Center and Birkam Health Center. The University will continue to support all campus community members and visitors who choose to wear a mask while indoors on campus.

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If You Feel Ill, Check Your Symptoms

If you are feeling ill, you are encouraged to use the new COVID-19 symptom checker on the CDC website. This site also provides clear details and information on what to do if you have or have been exposed to COVID-19.  

Get the Facts About the Vaccine

Key things to know about covid-19 vaccines (CDC)

Information & Resources

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is the University requiring COVID-19 vaccinations for students?

Ferris State University is NOT requiring the COVID-19 vaccine to attend; however, we are strongly encouraging everyone to receive it, as we know this is the best way to assure community health and to avoid the disruptions seen across the country this past year from COVID-19.

Can I get a COVID-19 test on Campus? 

The University has procured at-home COVID-19 tests. If you need a test, you can contact Birkam Health Center (call x2614, option 2, or stop by during normal business hours), Kendall College of Art and Design (email Mary Bradshaw) or Human Resources (stop by the front desk during normal business hours).