• Mobilizing TRACE team for OSU-specific prevalence testing at OSU locations.  

  • Include waste-water testing for population-level testing. 

  • Exploration of supplies from external vendors, e.g. swab production.  

  • Developing site/use specific cleaning protocols in alignment with CDC recommendations.  

  • Procuring cleaning supplies appropriate for building occupant use.  

  • Scheduling increased cleaning cycles for high traffic and shared spaces.

  • Health and safety resources.

  • Updating social distancing policy 
  • Assessing/reconfiguring spaces as needed to support social distancing 
  • Reviewing and updating event guidelines
  • Creating polices and statements that support use of face coverings 
  • Procuring face coverings for distribution to support community health efforts 
  • Providing information about difference between cloth face coverings and PPE 

On Campus 

  • Ongoing public health campaigns, to include hygiene, distancing, face covers, symptoms, etc. 
  • Expanded signage related to hygiene, distancing and use of face covers within OSU facilities (work with facility services). 
  • Student facing marketing on digital screens, social media 

Off Campus 

  • Collaboration with Benton County Health Department on joint communication and messaging, on and off campus.  
  • Community relations marketing and communications, e.g., good neighbor campaign.
  • Classes with enrollment > 100 are remote 

  • Classes with enrollment < 100 reassigned larger rooms; faculty will use various methods to reduce number of students in rooms at any time 

On Campus 

  • Minimizing use of triple and quad rooms 

  • Reconfiguring spaces to encourage social distancing 

  • Providing residential programming/curriculum via remote means 

Off Campus 

  • Provided guidance to close off-campus residential communities where residents utilize sleeping porches or any form of congregate living that violates social distancing.  

  • If a facility cannot close, limit total facility occupancy to 25.  

  • Limit people inside the home at any one time or event, to a maximum of 25. 

  • Cease all social events hosted at the facility. 

  • Maintain minimum 6 feet distancing at all times and for all activities, including but not limited to meals and studying.  

  • Redistribute beds and bunks throughout the home as able while still meeting fire safety guidelines. Utilize this bunk arrangement document developed by the U.S. Army.  

  • Provide programming via remote platforms. 

  • Eliminate self-service salad bars, buffets, etc. 

  • Reconfigure dining spaces to encourage social distancing 

  • Heighted cleaning process and frequencies 

  • Implemented cohort-based staffing model for professional food service staff 

  • Gradual roll out of indoor Rec Center operations, per state guidelines and university Executive Orders.  
  • Resumption of outdoor recreation within local forests, per state guidelines.