As we resume on-campus education and life during the 2020-21 academic year, we as faculty and staff members must do our part to keep the Bucknell community safe and healthy — so that everyone can focus on the University's goal of providing life-changing experiences for students.

You won't have to do it alone. Everyone — students, faculty and staff — has an equal part here. By working together and following the guidance outlined here, you will navigate these challenges safely and effectively.

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Health & Safety Plan

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The University's full reopening plan for the Fall 2020 semester includes policies that have changed and new policies enacted in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Student Guide to Campus Life, and data that has informed the University's course toward reopening in fall 2020.

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Student Quarantine, Isolation and Contact Tracing Information

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The Faculty/Staff Guide to Student Quarantine, Student Isolation & Campus Contact Tracing outlines what students must do if they test positive for or may have been exposed to COVID-19 so that faculty and staff are prepared to meet their needs. The University's contact tracing program, academic concerns and what faculty and staff should do if they may have been exposed are also covered in detail. 

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COVID-19 Dashboard

The COVID-19 Dashboard displays information about current reported COVID-19 cases among students, faculty and staff in or around the Bucknell University campus community. The dashboard is updated daily, and allows the University to protect student and employee privacy while observing campus trends. 

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Bucknell faculty and staff members who take the Band Together Pledge can receive a Bucknell Together wristband. Photo by Emily Paine, Communications

Take the Band Together Pledge, Receive a Wristband

While students are asked the sign the Community Responsibility Agreement, faculty and staff can take the Band Together Pledge (myBucknell login required), demonstrating their commitment to following protocols designed to keep us safe and keep our campus going strong.

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See Where It’s Crowded to Maintain Social Distance

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The Social Density Maps you'll find here (login required) offer a snapshot of how many people are congregating different areas of campus in almost real time. Use these maps to plan where to eat, hold small group meetings and study while maintaining physical distancing.

These maps track device connections to Bucknell's Wi-Fi network, not people, and no personally identifiable information is used. Maps update every 15 minutes. 

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Academic resources for faculty (login required)

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