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Information for Students

Keeping Us Safe and Healthy.

Building Safety Concierge Stations

Concierge stations are located at the entrances of each building. To enter buildings, Pitt-Bradford community members must:

  • Have uploaded proof of vaccination or provided a negative COVID-19 test result in the last week
  • Wear a face covering over your nose and mouth
  • Swipe or tap your Pitt ID each time you enter a building

If a Pitt-Bradford community member attempts to enter a building during quarantine or isolation, or they are not compliant with COVID-19 mitigation measures, an extended audible alert will sound, and they will be denied building access.

If you hear the alert, do not enter the building. For help in this matter:

  • Students need to contact the Office of Student Affairs by email or phone at 814-362-7651.
  • Faculty and staff should contact Human Resources by email or phone at 814-362-0763.  

Guidelines for Responding to Symptomatic Individuals

The following is a general response to individuals anywhere on the Pitt-Bradford campus who exhibit symptoms of COVID-19.

When the symptomatic person is a:

Student in a residence hall room:

  1. The symptomatic student must stay in their room and avoid contact with others.
  2. The symptomatic student should promptly call Health Services at 814-362-5272.
    • `Health Services will provide guidance on managing symptoms, accessing testing and other care needs.
    • If the individual requests to return to their permanent residence, Health Services will advise if they are able to wait in their room until they can arrange for a guardian or other individual to pick them up.
  3. Health Services will notify Panther Central and Facilities Management, will coordinate closure and cleaning of any affected areas.
    • Any room where the person spent more than 15 minutes on the day symptoms appeared or in the 48 hours prior will be closed for 24 hours, if possible.
    • After the closure period, Facilities Management will notify custodial staff to have the rooms cleaned and disinfected. If the closure for 24 hours is not possible, the room will be promptly cleaned by designated personnel. 

Student anywhere on campus other than a residence hall room:

  1. The symptomatic student should immediately return to their residence, avoid contact with others and call Health Services at 814-362-5272.
    • If the student resides in a residence hall, follow the steps above.
    • If the student resides off campus, Health Services will advise on next steps.
  2. The faculty or staff member who was with the student at the time symptoms developed should report the building and room number of the encounter to Facilities Management at 814-362-7670 so the room can be cleaned by designated personnel. If a staff or faculty member was not with the student at the time of symptoms developing, Health Services will work with the student to obtain this information and notify Facilities Management.
    • Any room where the person spent more than 15 minutes on the day symptoms appeared or in the 48 hours prior will be closed for 24 hours, if possible.
    • After the closure period, Facilities Management will notify custodial personnel to have the rooms cleaned and disinfected. When the closure period is not possible, prompt cleaning and disinfection by designated personnel will occur.