Shawnee State University will comply with CDC and state guidelines to the maximum extent possible.

Assessments of work, student and academic locations have been conducted to ensure protective equipment and necessary modifications. Based upon these assessments, adjustments have been made to provide a safe environment, including the reconfiguration of offices, classrooms, laboratories, and gathering areas to preserve physical distancing.

In general, all indoor and outdoor spaces will be modified and all services provided will be adjusted as necessary to minimize the chance of disease spread. These areas include:

Public facing areas

  • Classrooms, labs and other instructional spaces
  • Research facilities
  • Dining and other public gathering areas
  • Athletic and fitness facilities
  • Library
  • Performing arts facilities, including practice rooms
  • Business functions with regular contact with students or the members of the public

Non-public facing areas

(Includes internal service functions with no contact with students or members of the general public)

  • Private offices
  • Open office environments
  • Conference rooms, break rooms and other common areas generally occupied by employees only

Student residences