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What to Do If: Your Roommate Tests Positive


  • You will be contacted by the Mineral County Health Department and the Dean of Student Experience Office and provided quarantine guidelines and medical guidance. 
  • A representative from Housing and Residence Life will contact you to provide resources for your personal and care needs.
  • Your Residence Hall Coordinator will be notified that you have a COVID-19 related situation that requires you to quarantine, and they will be provided with information that can be helpful to you and your peers around you.
  • You will receive a phone call from a Housing and Residence Life representative to identify any special needs or accommodations, including dietary restrictions, you may need during your quarantine period.
  • If you decide to leave campus for your quarantine period, you must notify the Housing and Residence Life representative. You will be provided additional guidance for this situation.
  • You will be responsible for notifying your professors.


  • You will be provided with daily meal options, provided by Dining Services. You will select your meals prior to each day.  You will receive additional information specific to ordering meals and pick up locations.
  • While you are in quarantine, you can reach out to the CARE Team and/or Housing and Residence Life staff for any needs — from academic to mental health and any other considerations.
  • If you develop symptoms of COVID-19: Contact the Student Health Center at 304-788-6913.


  • The Mineral County Health Department and University will work together to make sure you meet CDC criteria before releasing you from quarantine. You must meet the criteria of 14 days in quarantine, plus have no symptoms and no fever for at least 24 hours. Student Experience and/or the Mineral County Health Department will notify you that you have met the criteria to return to your assigned residence hall and class.