This page was last updated 01/12/2021


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. 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 the dorms?

Answer: Occupancy is limited to 75% capacity. At this time, the University is not moving to single rooms in the residence halls.


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 protocol?

Answer: Refer to the Facilities section of our website for information on the University’s cleaning protocols.


Question: Are residential students restricted to stay on campus?

Answer: No. However, the Allegheny County Health Department has asked all universities to 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.


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