Covid-19 Safety Protocols

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Covid-19 Visit Protocols

Covid-19 Safety Protocols Visit

Per NH State guidelines, visitors traveling to NH from outside New England (ME, VT, MA, CT, and RI) are asked to self-quarantine for a 2-week period in NH prior to their visit to campus

Guest Protocols for In-person Campus Tour

  • Per NH State guidelines, visitors traveling to NH from outside New England (ME, VT, MA, CT, and RI) are asked to self-quarantine for a 2-week period in NH prior to their visit. Visitors from outside New England can quarantine in their home state for 2 weeks and visit UNH if they will use private transportation to campus (no public transportation). 
  • Those unable to quarantine should not attend the in-person program. We are being cautious in ensuring the safety and health of our community and kindly ask that visitors from outside New England, unable to quarantine, drive through campus instead of walking around on their own. 
  • Negative COVID tests will not be accepted in lieu of the quarantine period. 
  • Most buildings on campus are closed to the public due to COVID-related precautions and preparations, therefore, the campus tour will be conducted entirely outside.
  • Visitors will not see the inside of any facilities while on campus tour. The University is taking extra precaution to ensure the wellness of faculty, staff, and students at this time.  
  • Tours are offered rain or shine. Please check the weather prior to your arrival and plan accordingly. Umbrellas will not be provided in case of rain to prevent sharing equipment. We will do our best to seek cover during the tour. However, it is best to be be prepared as a majority of the tour will be outdoors and uncovered.
  • Please bring a water bottle to refill during your visit. Refreshments will not be available. Hydration stations are available to refill water bottles.
  • Visitors who are able to respond 'yes' to any of the following questions below, must cancel their scheduled visit and seek medical advice:

-Have you been in close contact recently with a confirmed case of COVID-19?

-Have you had a temperature of 100.0 degrees Fahrenheit or above or felt feverish in the last 72 hours?

-Are you experiencing any respiratory symptoms including a runny nose, sore throat, cough, or shortness of breath?

-Are you experiencing any new muscle aches or chills?

-Have you experienced any new change in your sense of taste or smell?

  • All visitors will be asked to answer a short health screening during check-in. If you answer affirmatively to any of the screening questions, you cannot participate in the campus tour program as your participation may put others at risk.
  • Visitors’ temperature will be taken as part of the health screening. Those with a temperature greater than 100.0 F (38 C) will be asked to reschedule their visit.
  • Tour groups will be smaller than 10 people to allow at least 6 feet spacing between all.
  • Registrants cannot bring more guests than the number they indicated when registering for the tour.
  • We will not be able to accommodate additional visitors or walk-ins if the capacity for the tour has been reached.
  • Admissions Tour Guides will be equipped with a microphone and speaker to ensure they are audible while on tour.  
  • UNH employees and visitors will always wear a mask and observe social distancing by remaining at least 6 feet apart while in Durham on University grounds. This practice will be observed both indoors and outdoors.
  • Respect any markings on the floor and ground that indicate required social distancing space.
  • Seats in the presentation room have been adjusted to allow adequate space between visitors. Please do not move seats. Follow instructions shared by our staff during your visit.
  • Specific restrooms will be available for use to avoid congestion and lines. When waiting, please remember to keep your distance from other visitors.
  • Wash your hands or sanitize them during your visit. Hand sanitizer will be available for your convenience.
  • Those not complying with the above stated protocols, following 2 requests to comply, will be asked to leave University grounds.

Guest Protocol for Admissions Office Visit only

Note: **Those planning not to attend an In-person Campus Tour

  • Per NH State guidelines, visitors traveling to NH from outside New England (ME, VT, MA, CT, and RI) are asked to self-quarantine for a 2-week period in NH prior to their visit to campus. Those from outside New England, unable to quarantine, are encouraged to set up a virtual or phone appointment. 

  • Appointments are encouraged for those wishing to visit the Admissions Office. The office will be open starting July 27th, Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm.
  • Walk-ins must call 603-862-2871 to discuss their questions or needs, once they are on campus. We cannot guarantee you will be able to meet with a staff member in person and may ask that an appointment be scheduled for a later time. We will do our best to accommodate your needs.
  • All visitors will be asked to answer a short health screening upon arrival at the Admissions Office. If you answer affirmatively to any of the screening questions, you cannot participate in the campus tour program as your participation may put others at risk.
  • Visitors’ temperature will be taken as part of the health screening. Those with a temperature greater than 100.0 F (38 C) will be asked to reschedule their visit.
  • Please do not shake hands with staff or students to minimize physical contact.
  • Masks must always be worn while on University property when both indoors and outdoors.
  • To the best of your ability, maintain at least 6 feet distance from everyone.
  • Please keep the number of people accompanying you to campus to fewer than two guests, by including only those who are most essential to your visit experience.
  • Stand behind the plexiglass when inside office spaces, as appropriate.
  • Please respect any markings on the floor or ground that indicate required social distancing space.
  • Please wash your hands or sanitize them after touching common surfaces (ie. doorknobs, counters, doors, etc.) using available hand sanitizer.
  • Visitors not complying with these protocols following 2 requests will be asked to leave University grounds.