We consider this strong recommendation to be a directive from Boulder County Public Health.
We anticipate updating campus policy within the next 48 hours to include the requirement that Staff, Faculty, Research Faculty, and Students are required to follow directives from Public Health Officials.
After that update is complete, we will be enforcing the directive from Boulder County Public Health. Students found in violation of COVID-19 protocols that endanger our community will be adjudicated through the student code of conduct,
Additionally, attending gatherings of any type outside their homes will be indications that students are violating the quarantine directive, and will likely result in sanctions.
behavior does not change, we will need to reconsider the campus status.
There will not be fee reductions or refunds. Students will continue to benefit from services and support resources funded through fees.
If the campus were to go fully remote for the remainder of the semester, students would receive a graduated refund for certain fees based on the timing of that decision.
Personal exercise and recreation, by yourself, is permitted provided face coverings are worn at all times and physical distancing is observed.
The Student Recreation Center will remain open.
You may still attend your in-person classes. If you feel sick or are experiencing any symptoms, please stay home.
This quarantine applies only to CU Boulder students living in the City of Boulder who need to quarantine in their Boulder home or residence hall.
We expect our students to act as Buffs no matter where they are, so we encourage all students to follow public health guidelines for their area
We continue to monitor several factors related to testing results, contact tracing and isolation space to assess our campus mode of operation and whether a change in status is needed.
Any decision to change modes will need to balance our ability to respond effectively to positive cases with the level of risk to the community based on guidance from campus, state and county experts.
The intent of the county’s quarantine action is for students to quarantine in their residence halls or in their local homes.
Students are still able to attend in-person classes.
Returning to their permanent residences could increase the risk of spreading COVID-19.
No, the recommendation from the county is for undergraduate and graduate students to voluntarily quarantine.
As a university, we recognize our responsibility to continually monitor our progress and adjust our plans as needed in response to changes in the environment and in the spread of COVID-19. Use the COVID-19 Updates site to stay on top of announcements.