Campus Access Requirements

Campus Access Requirements


Fall 2022 Campus Access

  1. New students, employees and affiliates must upload proof of a COVID-19 vaccine and booster before their first visit to campus. Incoming Fall 2022 students must upload their proof by August 15. Read more about vaccine and booster eligiblity here

    Upload COVID-19 Vaccine and/or Booster


  2. If you test positive for or are exposed to COVID-19, you MUST complete Health Screening form to alert TC. Shortly after they receive your screening, the Environmental Health and Safety team will be in touch to explain current isolation guidelines and next steps.

    Take the Health Screening

  3. TC is "Mask Mindful," meaning masks will be optional for all vaccinated and boosted individuals. TC will reinstate a mandatory masking policy if the city’s seven-day COVID-19 averages reach or exceed a combined positivity rate of 5%, 180 hospitalizations and 10 confirmed deaths.

  4. If you experience symptoms of COVID-19 at any point during the year, DO NOT COME TO CAMPUS.
    1. Stay home and get tested 3-5 days after your exposure.
    2. If you test negative and your symptoms resolve, you may return to campus.
    3. If you test positive for COVID-19, you must REPORT YOUR RESULT and STAY HOME. Complete the Health Screening form to report and upload your positive result. You may upload results from a rapid or PCR test (if you use a rapid test, you may upload a photo of the test as part of your submission). A member of the Environmental Health and Safety team will then contact you to explain current isolation guidelines and when you may return to campus.

  5. If you are exposed to someone who tests positive for COVID-19, you do not need to report your exposure but you must:
    1. Wear a high-quality mask around others for 10 days,
    2. Monitor yourself for symptoms and get tested 3-5 days after your exposure,
    3. If you test positive, complete the Health Screening form to report your positive test result to TC’s Environmental Health and Safety team.

The safety of the entire TC community continues to be our top priority, and the policies and procedures detailed on this website are a critical part of TC’s plan for protecting our community against the spread of COVID-19. All individuals are expected to comply with any policies that apply to them. Individuals who do not comply may be subject to disciplinary action, including being restricted from campus. We thank you for your cooperation and compliance as we work to transition back to campus as a community.

For more information related to employee return to campus measures, please refer to the Human Resources site.

 

FAQ

If you test positive for COVID-19 at any point during the year it is imperative that you report your result via the Health Screening form. DO NOT COME TO CAMPUS. Stay home and wait until a member of the Environmental Health and Safety team will then contact you to explain current isolation guidelines and next steps.

If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 DO NOT COME TO CAMPUS. Get tested 3-5 days after your exposure and stay home until you test negative and your symptoms resolve. If you test positive, complete the Health Screening form and wait for a member of the Environmental Health and Safety team to contact you to explain current isolation guidelines and next steps.

You do not need to report your COVID-19 exposure to TC, but you should:

  • Wear a high-quality mask around others for 10 days,
  • Monitor yourself for symptoms and get tested 5 days after your exposure,
  • If you test positive, complete the Health Screening form to report your positive test result to TC’s Environmental Health and Safety team.

Read more.

TC students, faculty or staff holding a valid TC ID card may access campus through the main entrance at the Zankel Building (525 West 120th Street) or the driveway entrance adjacent to the Public Safety Booth on West 120th Street. Please present your TC ID at the entrance reader, along with your green check Daily Health Screening (DHS) pass for the day of entry.

Visitors (non TC community members) must complete all campus access requirements detailed here

The Whittier Hall entrance remains restricted to Whittier Hall residents, and employees who work in Whittier Hall.

Please check the current visitor policy to see if the College is accepting visitors at this time.

As of August 2022, TC is adhering to its standard international travel policy which can be read here.

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