Academic Spaces

Academic Spaces

LATEST UPDATES: 

  • ALL STUDENTS:  Do not wait inside academic buildings before your classes start. See below for more information.
  • Please pay attention to changes to entry/exit of academic buildings and one-directional stairways.

WHAT EVERYONE NEEDS TO KNOW:

  • Watch for directional signs for entry/exit and one-way stairwell use.
  • Wait outside of buildings until just before class starts.
  • Leave the building after classes and between classes.
  • Do not stand in groups at any time, but especially inside academic buildings/halls where you can't maintain social distancing.
  • A mask is not a substitute for staying six feet apart, inside or outside.
  • Masks are required to be worn, covering the nose and chin, inside all buildings and classrooms.
  • Remember to always have a mask with you.
  • It's up to all of us to follow the 5 Simple Rules to keep campus open. We're #PioneersTogether


SAFETY TIPS
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Commuters:

  • Plan to remain outside of buildings until just before your class is scheduled to start. Dress appropriately for warm or cold weather.
  • If it's raining, plan to remain in your vehicle until you can walk from your car and right into class. Do not enter the building early and plan to wait in the hallways.
  • Please use the tented areas in in front of and behind the Burgess Student Center for hanging out between classes.
  • Students with mobility issues or health concerns that make it difficult or unsafe to stand or be outdoors should plan to enter/exit buildings as needed.

Residents:

  • Plan to remain outside of buildings until just before your class is scheduled to start. Dress appropriately for warm or cold weather.
  • If it is raining, remain in your residence hall room or suite until you can go right into your classroom. Do not enter the building early and plan to wait in the hallways.
  • Please use the tented areas in front of and behind the Burgess Student Center for hanging out in between classes.
  • Students with mobility issues or health concerns that make it difficult or unsafe to stand or be outdoors should plan to enter/exit buildings as needed.

Changes to Academic Building Use and Traffic Flow:

Ellis Hall:

  • Grand Staircase use: right side of staircase is up. Left side of staircase is down.
  • Gibbs Auditorium: Enter at the FAR RIGHT set of doors, closest to the restrooms. Exit at the FAR LEFT set of doors, closest to the campus store.

Walker Building:

  • Front entrance to second floor: Stairs are divided. If facing the building: right side is for entering the building. Left side is for exiting the building.
  • Ballard side stairwell: building entry only.
  • Hammond side stairwell: building exit only.

Montgomery Building:

  • Front doors are entry only.
  • Exit the building through the back (parking lots) door.
  • Do not enter the building via the back (parking lots) door.
  • 2nd floor classes: front door stairwell is up only. Back building stairway is for down only.

Bridges Arena/Camak Auditorium

  • Camak Auditorim: Enter via the main lobby doors. Exit via the doors near the Pioneer Room or smaller lobby area.

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