TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) — The University of Alabama announced tightened coronavirus guidelines for students on- and off-campus Friday.
According to a letter to students from Vice President for Student Life Dr. Myron Pope, extra precautions were put in place after photos emerged of students not adhering to the state’s COVID-19 ordinance.
All student events on campus have been postponed for the next 14 days. Classes will continue on as scheduled.
Other changes to student life include:
- Gatherings in common areas of on- and off-campus Greek housing are prohibited.
- Visitors are prohibited at on-campus housing.
- Meal service will be “grab-n-go” only in Greek housing.
- Face coverings are required in all public areas.
Hosts of prohibited gatherings will received “heightened consequences,” even for a first offense, according to the letter.
“We are doing everything in our power to have a successful fall semester. We are calling on our student body to do your part each and every day – on campus and off campus,” Pope said in the letter.
More information on the changes can be found here.
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