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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 (6/11-6/17)
New Positives
last 7 days (6/11-6/17)

Looking Ahead

Northwestern intends to be in-person for Fall 2021

Our fall plans include in-person classes and on-campus living options and activities, subject to public health guidance.

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Latest Developments


Updates on campus health guidelines

June 15, 2021

Northwestern is updating its protocols on masking requirements; COVID-19 testing; capacity limits for gatherings, meetings and events; and Symptom Tracker requirements.

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Planning for Phase 5 of our COVID-19 response

June 9, 2021
Existing University guidelines on face coverings and testing remain in place—including the masking requirement for all graduation-related events this weekend.

Students: Proof of Vaccination Due by July 11

June 7, 2021
Beginning today, students may report their vaccination status through Northwestern’s COVID-19 Vaccination Form if they are fully vaccinated or if they need to request an exception.