Touro College Student Residential Living

  • Only a maximum of two students will be allowed in each room.
  • Touro will ensure that it adheres to sanitation and disinfecting requirements from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Department of Health (DOH) in all common areas including, at a minimum, all heavy transit areas and high-touch surfaces within the residential facilities.
  • Acceptable face coverings (as described above) required in common areas.
  • No non-essential gatherings and activities will be allowed in the residence halls.
  • Restriction of visitors allowed in residential halls, including students who are visiting other students in other residence halls:
    • No outside visitors will be allowed.
  • Upon submission of a reasonable accommodation request and approval of said request, special housing considerations will be provided for students who are immunocompromised or who have an underlying health condition.
  • Students who fail the requirements of the screening questionnaire or who test positive for COVID-19 will be provided with separate accommodations and will be allowed to isolate or quarantine in the residence hall in accordance with specific rules and requirements necessary to ensure the safety of the other residence hall occupants.
  • There will be mandatory PCR COVID-19 testing 4-10 days before arrival and retesting will occur 1-2 weeks after arrival on campus. The type of testing and testing requirements may be modified based on practices and availability at the time of student arrival.
  • There may be other modified rules and requirements mandated by each residence hall and will be provided upon a student’s arrival.
    • There will be no cooking or shared food-prep areas in residence halls
    • There will be assigned bathrooms for each student
    • There will be a required food plan with individually portioned meals served three times daily
  • Touro College students residing in NYMC dormitories will be governed by the NYMC reopening guidelines.