SaintsRiseUp Safe Return | Campus Updates

Safe Return Information for Visitors

Are you interested in visiting campus for any reason? Here's what you need to know, whether you're a prospective student/parent, vendor or contractor.

Campus Tours

  • All visits must be scheduled in advance — no walk-ins
  • Each student is limited to two guests maximum
  • Contact information will be required for contact tracing
  • Face coverings will be required for staff, visitors and tour guides

Campus Facilities

  • The Facilities Team, working closely with the Registrar's Office, has reconfigured classroom and lab spaces for usage that follows physical distancing best practices of 6 feet between students
  • Hand sanitizer stations have been installed in all classrooms
  • Health and safety signage has been placed around campus buildings, and is available in facilities for departments that need them
  • Bottles of sanitizer and paper towels are available in classrooms and common areas, as well as for departmental use

To protect the health and safety of our campus community, the College is requiring all visitors to wear a face covering/mask at all times; maintain proper physical distancing from others (6 feet); maintain proper hand hygiene; and perform a self health screening prior to coming on campus.

Please complete this screening checklist prior to your visit or meeting at The College. If you answer “yes” to questions 1 - 4, please reschedule your visit or meeting to The College of St. Scholastica.

1. Have you recently started experiencing any of these symptoms?

  • Fever or chills
  • Mild or moderate difficulty breathing
  • New or worsening cough
  • Sustained loss of smell, taste or appetite
  • Sore throat
  • Vomiting or diarrhea
  • Aching throughout the body

2. In the last 14 days, have you traveled internationally?

3. Within the past 14 days, have you had a public health or medical professional told you to self-monitor, self-isolate, or self-quarantine because of concerns about COVID-19 infection?

4. In the last 14 days, if you have any of the following exposures, please do reschedule your visit to the College:

  • I live with someone who has COVID-19
  • I’ve had close contact with someone who has COVID-19? Contact is being 6 feet (2 meters) or closer for more than 15 minutes with a person, or having direct contact with fluids from a person with COVID-19 (for example, being coughed or sneezed on).

5. Have you had a positive COVID-19 test for active virus in the past 10 days?

COVID Prevention Requirements while visiting The College of St. Scholastica:

  • Wear a face covering during your visit (if you don’t have one, a mask will be provided)
  • Maintain 6 feet of physical distancing
  • Wash hands upon arrival or use the alcohol based hand sanitizer (dispensers on campus)

Residential Life Guest and Visitor Policy

Beginning Feb. 12, we will be moving into the next phase of our guest and visitor policy. This will be in place until at least Feb. 28.

Any residential student from any residential area can be in any residential space.

  • If anyone other than a resident assigned to a specific space is over, all people need to be wearing masks at all times
  • Eating and drinking are not allowed when a guest is over
  • 2 guests max per space
  • Roommates should communicate before having guests over. Residents of a room have priority to choose to not have a guest over vs another resident having guests over.

Up to 10 people from any residential area can be in any residential area lounge, masks must be worn and 6 feet or more of physical distance must take place.

Alert Level

Current status:

Level 1: Low

Learn more about the College's Alert Levels.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

View our SaintsRiseUp Safe Return frequently asked questions.

Recent Updates

The most recent updates to our Safe Return plan can be found on our News Center or under the “updates” section of