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Help us keep our USI campus safe.

The University is open, and offering a flexible mix of face-to-face, hybrid and online courses. We are monitoring COVID-19 developments daily and following recommendations and guidance from the State, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Indiana State Department of Health and local healthcare providers.

We value a culture of care and concern and our faculty and staff are working hard to ensure the safety of our entire community and visitors. We understand that, during this pandemic, things are different, and at times challenging, but as Screagles, we take care of each other.

Vaccination Recommendation

The University of Southern Indiana currently strongly encourages, but is not mandating, all members of our community, employees and students, be vaccinated against COVID-19. We will continue to monitor and evaluate local, state and federal safety guidelines related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

APPOINTMENTS FOR:

STUDENTS / EMPLOYEES  GENERAL PUBLIC

Mask / Face Covering

Beginning June 9 and until further notice:

Fully vaccinated individuals are not required to wear a face covering indoors or outdoors on campus. However, those who may be uncomfortable in a group environment where some or many may be unvaccinated, are encouraged to continue wearing a face covering.

Those who are not vaccinated should continue wearing face coverings indoors.

Those who are not vaccinated should continue wearing face coverings outdoors when distancing is not possible.

Masks must be worn at all times, regardless of vaccination status, when riding the METS busses and when visiting the University Health Center.

Physical distancing of 3 feet or more is recommended whenever possible and continued regular hand sanitizing is recommended.

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Services

The University Health Center (UHC) provides medical services and health-related information to students, faculty and staff. 

The University Health Center is open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. The UHC is located in the lower level of the Health Professions Center. Always call ahead, 812-465-1250, especially if experiencing COVID-19 symptoms.

View University Health Center website

COVID-19 Testing on Campus

On-campus COVID-19 testing is available for USI students and employees at the University Health Center). Testing is available for USI students and employees by appointment only. (More information

Call the University Health Center (UHC) at 812-465-1250 to schedule an appointment to be tested for COVID-19.

COVID-19 Vaccinations on Campus

The University Health Center (UHC) is hosting a series of USI Vaccination Clinics in the Health Center to provide the vaccine for USI students and employees. 

Appointments can be made by calling the UHC at 812-465-1250.

Vaccine Clinic Dates and Information

We all can do our part

Clean and sanitize

Clean & Sanitize

Maintaining good personal hygiene practices like hand washing and cleaning/sanitizing frequently touched surfaces will help the safety of our community. 

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Masking

Fully vaccinated individuals are not required to wear a face covering indoors or outdoors on campus. Those who are not vaccinated should continue wearing face coverings. (read full statement on requirements)

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Physically Distance

Physical distancing of 3 feet or more is recommended whenever possible around people who are not from your household in both indoor and outdoor spaces.

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Self-Monitor for Symptoms

The USI community should self-monitor and check daily for symptoms of COVID-19. Anyone with symptoms or who has been exposed to someone with COVID-19, should fill out a self-reporting form, remain off campus and contact their primary care physician for evaluation.

Communications

Statements, Messages and Campus Updates

June 15, 2021: Questions Regarding Return to Campus

June 9, 2021: University dropping mask mandate for vaccinated individuals June 9

April 20, 2021: Important Employee Planning Information

March 29, 2021: On-campus vaccine clinic to open for USI community

February 3, 2021: COVID-19 Information and Reminders

January 21, 2021: Safe Return and Welcome Back

>> More updates on the Communications page

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