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PLEASE NOTE: Because of the constant and fast-paced nature of changes to various public-health guidelines and policies, the most recent guidance may not be reflected in some sections of this website. We thank you for your understanding and patience as we work to keep all materials as up to date as possible. In the meantime, questions about the College’s public-health practices and policies can be directed to [email protected].

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the environment for everyone at Keuka College. As a community, we are doing all we can to apply the best practices and recommended guidelines put forth by New York State and the CDC.

In an effort to create the safest space possible for the Fall 2021 semester, we have established revised guidelines and refined several policies to help us keep our community safe while we actively pursue the personal and academic interests of everyone at the College

FALL 2021 Calendar

  • Move-in was the weekend of Aug. 28-29 for upper class members; Aug. 23 for freshmen and new students.
  • Classes began on campus on Monday, Aug. 30.
  • The College has established a traditional Fall schedule for the upcoming semester, which includes holidays for Labor Day (Sept. 6), Indigenous Peoples Day (Oct. 11), Veterans Day (Nov. 11), and Thanksgiving (Nov. 25-26), along with October Break (Oct. 8-12) and Thanksgiving Break (Nov. 24-28) for students.
  • The final day of classes will be Dec. 10.
  • Final exams will be held the week of Dec. 13.

  • Additional information can be found in the College’s 2021-22 Academic Calendar.

Face Coverings on Campus

The College has revised its mask policy in response to updated federal and state guidance.

  • All students and employees who have received documented religious or medical exemptions, or who have not completed their vaccinations, are required to wear masks indoors.
  • Masks will not be required for unvaccinated students when in their residence hall rooms.
  • All visitors to the College are required to wear masks indoors unless they provide documentation affirming that they have been vaccinated. 
  • Vaccinated individuals may still choose to wear masks.

TESTING 

COVID-19 testing will continue to be conducted on campus for those individuals who are not fully vaccinated as well as anyone believing they have come in contact with an infected individual or who is displaying symptoms of the virus. Enhanced surveillance testing will also be scheduled for student-athletes.