COVID Protocols

The following protocols are updated as of September 12, 2022 based on policy set by Wagner College under the guidelines issued by the CDC, NYS and NYC. Changes to policy are marked in red below. As we receive updates we will amend the information below. 

For Adult Continuing Education Classes

  • All adult students ages 18 and over attending a class on campus must provide proof of COVID vaccination and valid ID. In addition, students eligible for their booster must receive and show proof of receiving a booster shot.

For Fall 2022 Children’s Programs meeting on campus

  • Students ages 17 and under attending a fall program on campus must show proof of vaccination OR a negative PCR or NAAT test prior to the first class. If a PCR test is not available, an at-home test will be accepted.

For visitors to campus not enrolling in a Lifelong Learning class:

  • Visitors will no longer be required to show proof of vaccination or provide a negative test; however, any guests visiting a residence hall will still be required to provide documentation.

General Information

  • Upon enrollment in a Lifelong Learning class, you will receive information on how to submit a valid ID and vaccination or test results. 
  • Masks are optional in all indoor and outdoor campus locations.
  • Students should not share items including snacks.
  • Physical distancing will be encouraged.
  • All classrooms are equipped with hand sanitizer and disinfectant cleaner. Everyone is encouraged and reminded to wash and sanitize their hands frequently, especially when using the restrooms and touching equipment in the classroom.
  • If COVID-like symptoms are observed in a student or instructor, they will be sent home and be require to submit a negative Covid test result prior to returning to class. The following is a list of possible COVID symptoms:
    • Fever or chills
    • New cough
    • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
    • Fatigue
    • Muscle or body aches
    • Headache
    • New loss of taste or smell
    • Sore throat
    • Congestion or runny nose
    • Nausea or vomiting

All positive COVID cases by a student, staff, or other “close contact” must be reported to Wagner College Lifelong Learning, and they must isolate or quarantine as needed. Any student, staff, or instructor deemed in close contact with an individual who has reported a positive COVID case will also be expected to follow CDC recommendations for quarantine and isolation.

 

For any questions or concerns please call our office at 718-390-3221 or email lifelong-learning@wagner.edu.