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Students will be asked to shelter in place for two weeks before winter break, head of COVID-19 Medical Response Office says

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher said the University would send out more concrete guidance on the shelter-in-place period “shortly,” during a virtual Senate Council meeting on Thursday.

By Rebecca Johnson, News Editor

October 16, 2020

All students will be asked to shelter in place for 14 days before leaving campus for winter break, according to Dr. John Williams, the head of Pitt’s COVID-19 Medical Response Office.

Pitt officials discuss health guidelines for residence life, COVID testing at student town hall

Administrators discussed fall plans during a town hall Tuesday.

By Benjamin Nigrosh, News Editor

July 28, 2020

Kenyon Bonner, the vice provost and dean of students, said Pitt is working on an updated Student Code of Conduct that will further explain guidelines, as well as consequences for violations.

Pitt adds 6 new COVID-19 cases since last Friday

Pitt adds 6 new COVID-19 cases since last Friday

By Mary Rose O'Donnell, Acting Editor-in-Chief

July 24, 2020

Pitt added six new COVID-19 cases, composed of two students and four employees, as of Friday’s weekly case report. The University has had a total of 25 students and 14 employees test positive since June 26, with 23 students and five employees recovered thus far.

Editorial | Pitt’s required “shelter-in-place” is delusional

Editorial | Pitt’s required “shelter-in-place” is delusional

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

July 21, 2020

This quarantine plan is full of gaping holes — the most obvious being that the honors system has never been a reliable method for control of any university student body.

Students required to shelter in place prior to returning to in-person classes

Litchfield Towers A, B and C are located on lower campus between Fifth and Forbes avenues and house approximately 1,800 students.

By Mary Rose O'Donnell and Ashton Crawley

July 20, 2020

Pitt is requiring all students, including those who live off campus, to complete a 14-day shelter-in-place period before attending in-person classes.

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