These policies were updated on June 1, 2021

Drop-off and pick-up
Campus Visitors
In-person tours
Facial coverings (masks)

New/Updated COVID Policies  

In-Person Drop Off and Pick Up 

The CU Children’s Center will begin allowing in-person drop-off and pick-up as of June 1 for parents/guardians. 

  • All parents/guardians will be issued a key card. This key card will allow access to the building during business hours
  • All parents/guardians entering the building will be asked to complete a self COVID-19 screening prior to entering the facility. 
    • Parents will not be allowed to enter the facility if they do not pass the screening.
  • All parents/guardians are required to wear a tight-fitting mask that covers their mouth and nose during the full time within the building. 
  • We ask that parents limit their time within the building, ideally in and out of the facility in less than 15 minutes. 
  • We ask that parents remain in the hallway, outside of the classrooms, stop at the door and maintain distance to the best extent possible. 
  • Parents are asked to notify the center if symptoms develop or a positive test result is received within 48 hours of their last pickup/drop-off.
  • Parents are asked to use hand sanitizer before signing in when entering the building and signing out when leaving, writing the time entered and time exited. 
  • We ask that only one parent or guardian enter the building during pick up/drop off. If possible we also ask that siblings not enter the building. 

Campus Visitors, Visitors are permitted on campus as of May 17. 

Campus Visitors 

The CU Children’s Center is now allowing visitors into the center including, but not limited to, health consultants, therapists, coaches, educational presenters and routine visitors needed to meet quality standards. 

  • All visitors will complete a COVID-19 screening prior to entering the facility. 
    • Visitors will not be allowed to enter the facility if they do not pass the screening.
  • The center will keep a record of all visitors, their time in the building, and who they interact with during their time.  
  • Visitors will be required to wash their hands and/or use hand sanitizer upon entering the facility and each classroom. 
  • All visitors will be asked to wear a tight-fitting mask that covers their mouth and nose during the full time of the visit while indoors. 
  • Visitors are asked to keep at least 6 feet of distance between themselves and others in the building, to the best of their ability, in order to meet the needs of their service.  
  • Visitors will limit their time in the facility as much as possible, ex. conducting paperwork off site.
  • If someone at the facility tests positive for COVID-19 the center will immediately notify any visitors that were in the facility in the previous 48 hours. The center also requests that all visitors honor the same notification.

 

Admissions tours, In-person admissions tours will resume May 17

In-Person Tours 

The CU Children’s Center is now allowing in-person tours of the center to individuals interested in enrolling their child(ren) into the program. 

  • Tours will not be permitted to enter the classrooms, all tours during business hours will stop at the classroom door if children are present in the classroom. 
  • All individuals will complete a COVID-19 screening prior to entering the facility. 
    • Visitors will not be allowed to enter the facility if they do not pass the screening.
  • The center will keep a record of all individuals, time in the building, and who they interact with. 
  • Visitors will be required to wash their hands upon entering the facility and/or use hand sanitizer. 
  • All individuals will be asked to wear a tight fitting mask that covers their mouth and nose during the full time of the tour indoors. 
  • All individuals will be asked to keep at least 6 feet of distance between themselves and others in the building.
  • Tours will limit their time in the facility as much as possible, ex. conducting conversations outdoors, not inside the physical facility.
  • If someone at the facility tests positive for COVID-19 the center will immediately notify any visitors that were in the facility in the previous 48 hours. The center also requests that all visitors honor the same notification.

Facial Coverings (Masks) 

Facial coverings (masks) will continue to be required in indoor spaces on campus and on Buff buses through at least June 30, 2021. The requirement may be extended beyond June 30 based on circumstances at that time. 

The CU Children’s Center will continue requiring masks indoors for all staff and children in our preschool building (Rainbows and Roadrunners) while indoors, excluding nap and mealtime. As of June 1, the CU Children’s Center will not require staff and children to wear their facial covering (mask) when outdoors. Masks may be removed by staff and children while playing outdoors.  

Mask Policy 

  • Masks are not to be worn by children at nap time or when sleeping. 
  • Masks are not to be worn by children under the age of 2. 
  • Masks are to be worn by children in the preschool building and all center staff and visitors while inside anytime other than eating, drinking and napping. 
    • If a child is uncomfortable and is asking to take their mask off while inside they may but they should be encouraged to try and put it back on after a short break.  
    • If a child is touching their mask and face often their mask should be removed. The child can be offered a disposable mask from the office if their mask is wet, too large, etc. The child should be encouraged to try and put a mask back on after a short break. 
  • Masks will be removed from children prior to going outdoors and are optional for staff while outdoors.
  • When children’s masks are not in use they will be hung in the child's cubby.
  • Staff should wash their hands before and after assisting a child with their mask, gloves may be worn while assisting a child with their mask but are not required.
  • Staff should model proper mask-wearing at all times (mask covering nose and mouth) and encourage and praise children for proper mask-wearing.