Faculty & Staff

Watch the Virtual Town Hall Meeting for Durham Employees 11/19/20

Durham Employee  Winter Break Testing Survey

Visitors to Campus

The University of New Hampshire has implemented a rigorous COVID-19 testing and tracing program in order to ensure the health and safety of its community. No visitors may come to any campus unless they are invited by a UNH faculty or staff member. All visitors to one of our campuses must follow all public health guidelines including wearing of a face covering and following physical distancing requirements. Faculty and staff should weigh carefully whether they can accomplish the goal of the visit through a virtual interaction. Those seeking to bring a visitor to campus should submit a request for approval at least two weeks in advance.

If your request is approved the following will be required:

  • If a visitor will be on campus for more than 2 hours, they need to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test within seven days of their arrival on campus.
  • If a visitor will be on campus for any length of time and will be in close contact with students/employees—within 6 feet and for more than 10 minutes—they need to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test within seven days of their arrival on campus.
  • It is the visitor’s responsibility to get tested and to have documentation showing the negative test. Please have the visitor fill out the “update your profile” form in the event they need to be reached for contact tracing and use Wildcat Pass to provide proof.
  • Please keep a log of where the visitor is and who they are with during the visit.

Thank you in advance for your understanding and support of our efforts to keep our community safe.

Vendors making deliveries that take less than 10 minutes or who are on campus in emergency situations are not required to show proof of a negative test. These vendors must wear a mask or face covering if appropriate and maintain physical distancing at all times.


Frequently Asked Questions


Prepare to Return

  • All employees who work on one of our campuses must commit to follow UNH and public health guidelines—including restrictions on large gatherings and the use of cloth face coverings/masks—to support the health and safety of the university, Durham, Manchester and Concord communities.
  • All employees, including student employees and post docs, who come to one of the three campuses or any work-related site outside of the home must follow these health screening guidelines daily.
  • All classes will be fully remote starting Monday, Nov. 23 for the remainder of the fall semester and university housing will be closed.
  • To reduce population density and each person’s potential for infectious contacts many noncritical and professional staff will continue to work remotely.
  • Find guidance for resumption of research here.
  • Employee Health Attestation here.

Health & Safety Measures

  • The university will provide aggressive cleaning protocols, and ask everyone to wear a mask and practice strong personal hygiene discipline, particularly when indoors.
  • Employees will be able to access a full range of health and wellness services and additional resources for COVID-19 testing and notifications, should the need arise. 
  • The university will provide face coverings/masks and public health information and manage access to campus facilities to maintain physical distancing and minimize COVID-19 risks.

Flexible Options

  • The university will provide flexibility to work remotely for at-risk people based on the latest available public health guidance.
  • Employees can request temporary reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as a result of COVID-19.

Virtual Town Hall Meeting Series