Quarantine and Isolation Hall

Quarantine and Isolation Hall
ATW Entrance

Adams Tower West (ATW) is being utilized as UNH's isolation and quarantine residence hall. 

The building offers furnished rooms with ensuite bathrooms. Students assigned to the Quarantine or Isolation Hall will be provided meals, snacks and beverages. Each room is equipped with a mini-fridge and each hallway offers a microwave and food waste receptacles.

IMPORTANT: This service is optional. Students may opt to quarantine or isolate at their home address or off-campus. Space for on-campus quarantine or isolation in ATW is limited. On-Campus isolation will be accommodated in triple or quad rooms to ensure we can serve as many students as possible. All UNH students are encouraged to have a Go-Bag ready and a plan established to potentially leave campus if they should require to quarantine or isolate. Please see below for more information about Go Bag readiness.

If you have any medical questions, please contact UNH's Health and Wellness at health@unh.edu or call them at (603) 862-9355. 

For information about testing and all up-to-date news related to COVID-19 and UNH visit UNH COVID-19 website or call the  COVID-19 hotline: (603) 862-2020 from 9 AM to 5 PM on Monday-Friday.

Getting Here


21 Strafford Ave.
Durham, NH 03824
United States

Reach Out

Email: covid.housing@unh.edu

Go Bag

To ensure everyone in the UNH community remains healthy and safe, please be ready  to quickly vacate your on-campus housing space should you test positive for COVID-19 or are considered a close contact while living in Wildcat Country. Spending  some time setting up your Go-Bag now will enhance your comfort and ensure you can focus on your health and education in the event you need to isolate or quarantine either on-campus or off-campus this semester. You will be packing for a period no longer than 10 days. If space is available and you opt to quarantine or isolate on-campus, meals, snacks and beverages will be provided.

Here are a list of items that you should consider: 
  • Your UNH ID card!
  • Personal hygiene items
  • Face coverings
  • Medications you take regularly
  • Pillows
  • Blanket or comforter
  • Sheets
  • Towels
  • Thermometer
  • Phone and charger
  • Laptop and charger
  • Important documents (insurance cards, passports, etc.)
  • School supplies
  • Comfortable clothing for up to 10 days
  • Your favorite snacks and drinks. (Snacks and drinks will be provided to you if you are isolating/quarantining in ATW, but we may not have your favorite items and our delivery timeframes are limited!)
  • Things that make you feel at home and will help pass the time, like books, puzzles, art, music...!

Please note that alcohol is NOT PERMITTED in the quarantine & isolation hall even for those who are 21+

Mail & Packages

Items sent to any UNH mailroom will be held until you are able to pick it up. We cannot deliver packages or mail to the quarantine or isolation building and mail carriers cannot enter the facility. Students should seek retrieval of necessary/emergency items (i.e., prescription medication refill) contactless via a trusted local friend or family member.