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Quarantine Details for Students Quarantining Off-Campus


Quarantine details for students quarantining off-campus.

February 6, 2021—Thank you for informing our office that you will be quarantining off-campus in advance of the Spring 2021 semester. Once your off-campus quarantine period is complete, you will be permitted to move into your assigned spring residence hall. As your move-in date approaches, we wanted to provide you with some additional details and reminders to ensure a safe return to Marist and successful Spring semester.

Below is a checklist of items you must complete during your off-campus quarantine, prior to your on-campus arrival. Visit for additional details on the items listed below:

  • Upload pre-arrival PCR test results no later than 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Upload documentation of flu vaccine
  • Update and confirm personal cell phone number using the Banner Self-Service form
  • Sign mandatory quarantine attestation online (
  • Day 8 testing: During your 10-day quarantine, you will need to be tested on your eighth day, which is dependent upon your quarantine start date. The Day 8 test results will determine whether or not you may leave quarantine after the completion of the 10th day. Students are responsible for obtaining a Day 8 test from a non-Marist location, and are required to upload Day 8 Test results to Marist Health Services at and label it "Day 8 Test."

When your quarantine period is complete, you can access campus in accordance with our phased move-in schedule, and will begin routine surveillance testing.

As a reminder, Marist has made CARES Act funding ( available to assist students with quarantine expenses. If you have questions about the CARES Act, please contact the Office of Student Financial Services at, or (845) 575-3230.

In order to protect the health and safety of the entire Marist community, there will be no exceptions to the pre-arrival testing requirement. Students who have not uploaded pre-arrival testing results will not be permitted to move into residence halls and take in-person classes until test results are submitted. These students will access their classes remotely from an off-campus location in the interim. Test results can be uploaded to It typically takes 24-48 hours from the time you upload test results to receive a "cleared to come to campus" indication in your student portal in MyMarist.

The College will continue to update the reopening section of the website ( with information related to Spring 2021 reopening as it becomes available. As always, information about COVID-19 cases related to the College is available on our dashboard (, which is updated daily, generally by 5:00 pm. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us by emailing or by calling our hotline at (845) 575-4100.

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