Ultimately, no one can predict what the next couple months may hold, especially with the current rising cases across Indiana. However, Rockwood emphasized that as winter nears, there are a few key steps students should take to maximize their health and the health of those on campus.
After being informed there would be no exit testing before break, some students started making a plan to stay safe before returning home.
There are several sites throughout Indianapolis where Butler students can get tested before Thanksgiving break.
The university’s COVID-19 testing, response to test results and overall communication with students has been dangerously haphazard, and the repercussions of their contemptible Health and Safety Plan are upending the emotional and physical wellbeing of Butler community members everywhere.
Students will no longer have a spring break to avoid interstate contact, but will have a longer winter break between semesters.
Increased health requirements and social distancing practices have been put into place for residence halls and Greek houses for the fall semester. Students continue to comply with the rules on campus in order to ensure the safety of all.
Based on recent COVID-19 data and information, academic instruction will continue in person, with dance majors returning to studios sooner than expected.
The university will utilize a mix of symptomatic and asymptomatic testing to track cases on campus. The testing, among other factors, will inform future decisions related to staying on campus.
Student athletes find new, creative ways to stay in shape and stay connected without access to Hinkle Fieldhouse.
After many companies cancelled internships or limited the amount of interns they accepted, students had to branch out and explore other fields of opportunities.