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Covid Isolation and Quarantine Guidelines BSU

Isolation Guidelines:

BSU community members who test positive for Covid

  • Will need to isolate for 5 days
  • Can leave isolation after 5 full days if they:
    1. Are fever free
    2. Are asymptomatic
    3. Have symptoms that are resolving
  • Must continue to wear a mask around others for an additional 5 days

Residential Students who test positive for Covid have 2 options:

Option 1

  • Isolate as above for 5 full days
  • Can return to campus housing after completing 5 days of isolation if they test negative via rapid Covid antigen test on day 6.***
    ***Rapid antigen testing be done through the BSU Wellness Center or by an off campus medical provider. Rapid home antigen tests will not be accepted.
  • A positive rapid antigen test on day 6 can be repeated in 48 hours (ie. Day 8)
  • Students must agree to wear a mask around others for an additional 5 days if allowed to return

Option 2

  • Students can return to on campus housing without rapid testing after they complete a full 10-day isolation period

Quarantine Guidelines

BSU members who are exposed to someone with Covid 19 but are completely vaccinated* will need to:

  • Wear a mask around others for 10 days
  • Test on day 5 if possible
  • Get tested and isolate if you develop symptoms

*Fully vaccinated means you have been boosted OR completed the primary series of Pfizer or Moderna within the last 5 months OR completed the primary series of J&J vaccine within the last 2 months

BSU members who are exposed to someone with Covid and under vaccinated or not vaccinated must:

  • Quarantine for 5 days.
  • Continue to wear a mask around others for 5 additional days.
  • If you can’t quarantine you must wear a mask for 10 days.
  • Test on day 5 if possible.
  • If you develop symptoms get a test and stay home.

Under vaccinated or exempted residential students in quarantine will need to submit a negative PCR test on or after day 5 in order to return to campus housing.