COVID-19 Policies & Procedures

Fall 2022 Procedures

This page is a supplement to the university’s Covid-19 policy and provides policies and procedures specific to Chicago-Kent. If you have any questions or concerns about plans for the Fall 2022, please email Assistant Dean Jenna Abhijeet at jabhijeet@kentlaw.iit.edu, or Associate Dean Stephen Sowle at ssowle@kentlaw.iit.edu.


Vaccination and Testing Requirements

Students, faculty, and staff are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, including one booster shot, unless you have received an exemption on medical or religious grounds. If you have already submitted documentation in a prior semester, you do not need to submit anything additional at this time. Fall 2022 entering students should follow the instructions sent by the Admissions Office for submitted documentation or requesting an exemption.

Unlike last semester, the university is not requiring faculty, staff, or students to submit negative PCR or antigen tests prior to the start of the Fall 2022 semester.


Entering the Building

Students, faculty, and staff must tap their ID cards on the scanner at the security desk or on the right side of the main staircase every time they enter the building. If you do not have an ID card, please show the security guard alternative government-issued identification. Please also obtain a card by filling out this form and uploading a recent photo using these instructions. You will be notified when your card is ready.
 

Wearing Masks

Masks are not required to be worn in the Conviser Law Center or other university property.


COVID-19 Diagnoses, Symptoms, or Close Contact

The university's current policy requires faculty, staff, and students who test positive for COVID-19 to isolate for five days and to wear a mask for an additional five days after leaving isolation. Click here for the full set of university policies and guidance for those who test positive or have close contact with someone who has tested positive. Please note: These policies may be revised to reflect recent changes in guidance from public health authorities.

In the event you test positive for COVID-19, have close contact with someone who has tested positive, or exhibit symptoms consistent with COVID-19, please immediately email dos@iit.edu and copy  both contacttracing@iit.edu and Assistant Dean Abhijeet at jabhijeet@kentlaw.iit.edu. Please also review the appropriate sections of the university's policies.


Visitors to the Building

Visitors, including alumni, must present a driver's license or other valid government-issued ID and sign in at the security desk. Visitors who are not fully vaccinated (including having had a booster shot) should remain socially distanced from others while in the building. Visitors do not need to provide proof of vaccination or receive advance approval to enter the building. However, prospective visitors must comply with the relevant university policies if they have recently tested positive for COVID-19, have had close contact with someone who has tested positive, or are exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19. Please note that the Chicago-Kent Law Library is only open to current Illinois Tech students, faculty, and staff.


Recording of Classes

Recordings of classes are not automatic but are at the discretion of professors.  If you have specific questions regarding the recording of your classes and the accessibility of any recordings, please contact your professors directly.