University of Delaware updates mask policy

NEWARK, Del. – The University of Delaware announced on Friday that it is updating its mask policy and other COVID-19 guidelines.

Effective immediately, masks are now required for all individuals regardless of vaccination status when in common spaces, inside all campus buildings, including classrooms, hallways, laboratories, residence halls, and offices. In dining areas, masks should be worn except while eating or drinking. Masks are not required inside an individual student’s residence hall room or floor community.

While outdoors, all individuals should wear a mask or maintain physical distancing of at least three feet from others, regardless of vaccination status.

Information regarding athletic events will be coming soon.

In addition, UD officials say those who are unvaccinated will be required to get tested once a week.

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