This page was last updated 09/05/2020
Note: Carlow University’s decisions are based on CDC, national, state and
local guidance for colleges and universities.
Question: Are there students living in residential housing
Answer: Yes. Students have moved into the residence halls.
All students, including those with fully online classes, are permitted to live
in the residence halls.
Question: How many students are being permitted to live in
Answer: Fall occupancy is limited to 75% capacity. At this
time, the University is not moving to single rooms in the residence
Question: Can resident students have visitors or guests?
Answer: Commuter students and visitors are not allowed in the
dorms at this time.
Question: Are lounges open in the residence halls?
Answer: To mitigate the spread of coronavirus, the lounges in
residence halls are closed.
Question: How are residence halls being cleaned? What is the
Answer: Refer to the
section of our website for information on the University’s cleaning protocols.
Question: Are residential students restricted to stay on
Answer: No. However, the Allegheny County Health Department
has asked all universities to strongly discourage students from attending
large social gatherings. Carlow University strongly encourages all students to
limit their outside movement to essential needs to limit the risk of exposure.
Question: If classes are offered fully in person for the
second semester, could a student secure a dorm room for the second semester if
he/she did not stay in the dorms during the first semester?
Answer: Yes, although the University cannot guarantee
Question: If a student changes his/her mind and decides not
to live on campus in the fall, how does her/she make this change?
Answer: Contact the Director of Residence Life and Financial
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