Last Updated: June 15, 2021
Tulane has implemented extensive protocols and procedures to help limit the spread of COVID-19 and mitigate potential exposure for the university and New Orleans community. To help achieve this goal, every student, faculty and staff member shares in the responsibility to comply with these health protocols.
Tulane has made, and will make continue to make, every decision about our plans in close consultation with physicians and public health professionals. More information about our health strategies can be found below.
COVID-19 related testing, working and isolation/quarantine protocols for healthcare workers may vary due to the nature of their work. Specific directions or exceptions to stated protocols will be communicated to those employees by their senior leader.
In compliance with Louisiana Department of Health and CDC Guidance, Tulane will no longer require fully vaccinated students, faculty, staff, visitors or vendors to wear masks indoors or outdoors while on any Tulane campus - including residence halls, classrooms, dining halls, offices, recreation centers, COVID-19 testing centers, and campus buildings. The only exception is on university transportation shuttles and buses and at Campus Health clinics.
Those who have not received the vaccine are required to continue wearing masks indoors and outdoors on all Tulane University campuses and property.
In compliance with Louisiana Department of Health and CDC Guidance, Tulane will no longer require fully vaccinated students, faculty, staff, visitors or vendors to practice social distancing indoors or outdoors while on any Tulane campus.
Unvaccinated are encouraged to get vaccinated as soon as possible.
Social distancing means:
Proper hygiene practices reduce the spread of COVID-19 and other viruses, like the common flu. This includes very basic steps such as: