Health and Safety

We are committed to the health and safety of our campus and expect all faculty, staff, students and guests to adhere to the following policies. Safety is a shared responsibility.

Face coverings

Alma College will begin the 2022-23 academic year without a requirement that face coverings be worn indoors, except in medical facilities. Faculty may require masks in individual classes. The college may alter its policy if community transmission increases beyond a low level. 

Wastewater testing

Wastewater testing will continue for the 2022-23 academic year. The college’s residence halls will be tested on a rotating schedule, or as identified by current outbreak of cases. The college may alter its policy if community transmission increases below a low level. The college will only test wastewater for COVID-19 and not for any substances.

Housing and food service policies

Alma College will begin the 2022-23 academic year without restrictions on food service, events and gatherings, or guests and visitors. The college may alter its policy if community transmission increases below a low level.

Health Screening app

Any student or employee who has any of the following should notify Alma College by using the Plaid Protects Health Screening app. Download the app by following these instructions. You only need to use the app if you:

  • Have symptoms or are sick
  • Have tested positive for COVID-19
  • Have been a close contact of someone who tested positive for COVID-19

Those who notify Alma College of any of the aforementioned will be contacted by a member of our Care Team.