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Fall 2020: What You Need to Know

Fordham Forward Bullet Track the number of COVID-19 positive cases on Fordham's COVID-19 Dashboard. The numbers are a sum reported over the two weeks prior to the current date and the infection rate reflects the average percentage over the 14-day period.

Fordham Forward Bullet You are required to wear a face covering on campus whenever you are in public.

Fordham Forward Bullet You are required to show Public Safety personnel your daily VitalCheck screening clearance at all campus and building entry points.

Fordham Forward Bullet You are required to follow appropriate social distancing guidelines on campus at all times.

Fordham Forward Bullet You are required to quarantine for 14 days before entering campus if you are arriving from a state on New York State's mandatory quarantine list.

Fordham Forward Bullet You must be tested for the COVID-19 virus (not antibodies) twice in the first month of the fall semester: once upon arrival and again after a two-week period. You may be selected for random surveillance testing for the COVID-19 virus at least once during the semester.

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Frequently Asked Questions

New York Forward

The restart of Fordham University conforms with the governor’s plan to restart New York. As outlined in New York Forward, the state will reopen on a regional basis as each region meets the criteria necessary to protect public health.

New York City is in Phase Four as of July 20.

Fordham Forward

Fordham University's comprehensive plan, Fordham Forward, outlines how the majority of operations at the University will be altered to reduce transmission of the virus and minimize the likelihood of an outbreak. Learn more about how we are working to successfully restart our operations on our New York campuses.