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Community Health Measures

Explore the University's safety procedures, health monitoring requirements and testing protocols.

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Health and Safety on Campus

Current Activity Level: Green

Increases in in-person activity due to low testing positivity and favorable local trends.

Positivity Rate
last 7 days (11/26-12/2)
New Positives
last 7 days (11/26-12/2)

University Status

Northwestern is in-person for Fall 2021

The University's key protocols have been updated to align with local health guidance.

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Latest Developments


Monitoring the new COVID-19 variant and general COVID-19 reminders

November 30, 2021

While we wait to learn more about the Omicron variant and how it might affect our communities, we would like to share a few timely reminders.

New Messages

COVID-19 health guidelines through Thanksgiving and Winter Recess

November 18, 2021
More than 98% of us are fully vaccinated. Thank you for your commitment to the health and safety of your fellow students and colleagues as we share our plan through the rest of this year and into 2022.

Important COVID actions required for undergraduate students

September 26, 2021
Given the importance of ensuring our campus remains healthy, we will institute additional testing this week for our undergraduate student community.