Guidance for Students who are COVID Positive and are at Home

Q. What should students do if they are away from campus and have tested positive for COVID-19?

A. Students who have tested positive for COVID-19 (infected with COVID-19) and are residing at home or away from campus should:

• Follow their local county health department's guidance on isolation and testing.

• Email documentation of their positive COVID-19 test result to Student Health Services at healthcenter@rpi.edu.

Students who have tested positive for COVID-19 will be exempt from on-campus COVID-19 testing for three months beginning the date they tested positive. They will also be exempt from the campus COVID-19 booster requirement for 90 days starting from the date they tested positive. Student Health Services recommends getting a booster 14 to 28 days after being released from isolation.

Residential students who have tested positive for COVID-19 do not need to get a pre-arrival COVID-19 test before moving on campus. During check-in, students should show proof of their positive test to demonstrate that they are exempt from testing.

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