Campus Reopening Plan

Terra State will be open to students for fall 2020. The campus will follow the State of Ohio and local health department guidelines to protect all members of our campus community. The entire campus community (students, faculty and staff) will have a role to play in maintaining a healthy and safe campus community. Facial coverings, temperature screenings, social distancing, self-quarantine and campus cleaning protocol will all be key components of our safe-campus plan.

Phase 1: June 15-July 5

  • Students – Summer I and Summer II continue through remote instruction and in person labs, where applicable. Spring Boot Camps completed in person through the current schedule.
  • Academics – Summer I and Summer II continue through remote instruction and in person labs, where applicable. Spring Boot Camps completed in person through the current schedule.
  • Employees – Employees needed to maintain current campus operations and to prepare for an increase in operations. Check with your supervisor. Faculty on campus with dean approval. Campus hours are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m..
  • Athletics – Designated staff on campus to maintain current campus operations.
  • Events/Student Activities – No in-person events for students. Approved events following all suggested and required safety guidelines.
  • Visitors – Must follow state guidelines, wear cloth facial covering and maintain physical distance. Those experiencing COVID-19-like symptoms should not visit campus.

Phase 2: July 6-Aug. 14

  • Students – Summer I and Summer II continue through remote instruction and in person labs, where applicable.
  • Academics – Summer I and Summer II continue through remote instruction and in person labs, where applicable.
  • Employees – Employees needed to maintain current campus operations. Staggered return of faculty and staff whose work directly supports the return of students. Campus hours are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. through July 31st. Beginning August 3rd, Campus hours are Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.. Campus will be closed on Fridays for deep sanitization and cleaning.
  • Landings Residents – Approved residents of Landings must submit completed Request to Return to Campus Form (in addition to all other required forms and deposits) prior to receiving an authorized move in date and time.
  • Athletics – Continued staggered of student-athletes.
  • Events/Student Activities – No in-person events. Approved events following all suggested and required safety guidelines.
  • Visitors – Must follow state guidelines, wear cloth facial covering and maintain physical distance. Those experiencing COVID-19-like symptoms should not visit campus. Begin scheduled campus tours effective July 1. (virtual tours remain available).

Phase 3: Aug. 14-16

  • Students – Begin staggered return of students to residence halls. Select student workers on campus.
  • Employees – Employees needed to maintain current campus operations. Staggered return of faculty and staff whose work directly supports the return of students. Select student workers on campus. Campus normal business hours, Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.. Campus will be closed on Fridays for deep sanitization and cleaning.
  • Landings Residents – Approved residents of Landings must submit completed Request to Return to Campus Form (in addition to all other required forms and deposits) prior to receiving an authorized move in date and time.
  • Athletics – Continue staggered return of student-athletes.
  • Events/Student Activities – Select events in accordance with state guidelines and the Titan Top 10. Virtual events ongoing.
  • Visitors – Must follow state guidelines, wear cloth facial covering and maintain physical distance. Those experiencing COVID-19-like symptoms should not visit campus. Scheduled campus tours (virtual tours remain available).

Phase 4: Aug. 17-Dec. 14

  • Students – Students on campus for fall semester classes. In-person and remote instruction through Wednesday, Nov. 25.
    • Fall Break is October 12-13.
    • No classes will be held Thursday, Nov. 26, through Friday, Nov. 27.
  • Classes will resume on Monday, Nov. 30, and majority of classes will be held via remote instruction excluding in person labs and required in person instruction. End of Fall Semester December 11.
  • Landings Residents -Information about moving out of residence halls will be forthcoming.
  • Employees – Employees needed to maintain campus operations. Faculty and staff necessary for on-campus operations and student support. Student workers on campus. Campus normal business hours, Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.. Campus will be closed on Fridays for deep sanitization and cleaning.
  • Athletics – Continue phased return to athletic activities.
  • Events/Student Activities – Select events in accordance with state guidelines and the Titan Top 10. Virtual events ongoing.
  • Visitors – Must follow state guidelines, wear cloth facial covering and maintain physical distance. Those experiencing COVID-19-like symptoms should not visit campus. Scheduled campus tours.