If a visitor to SDSU gets sick
When a visitor to SDSU experiences symptoms of COVID-19, has presumptive or a confirmed COVID-19 test, or has been exposed to presumptive or confirmed COVID-19 test:
- Visitor notifies their SDSU contact, supervisor or University Police Department.
- The designated notification individual or office will:
- Gather information, if available, to include:
- Whether they have been tested for COVID-19 and any results thereof,
- The individual’s contact information and location,
- Have they contacted a physician,
- Date of symptom onset,
- Last contact with SDSU site and individuals within last 14 days.
- Inform the employee or visitor not residing on SDSU property of the designated instructions attached as applicable and that they are to leave campus immediately and not to circulate in or on SDSU properties.
- Notify EMT chair who notifies SDSU Wellness Center medical representative.
- Inform ill individual to stay in contact with the supervisor or designated notification individual to ensure when the individual is cleared to resume or participate in remote or in-person job functions, in-person or remote academic, or other university functions.
- Gather information, if available, to include:
Important information regarding facilities and hours of operation as well as guidelines for visiting campus will be posted here as it becomes available.
SDSU Alumni and SDSU Foundation Reopened June 29, 2020
Guests, Vendors, and Service Providers:
The Lohr Building reopened for guests and visitors on June 29, 2020. The main entrances for the Lohr Building will be unlocked (the Alumni Atrium doors will remain locked with appropriate signage).
All guests, visitors, vendors and service providers will be required to sign in at a welcome station in the front entry. Optional masks and hand sanitizer will be provided at the sign-in station as well.
SDSU Meat Lab Reopened June 19, 2020
Thursday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. through Aug 15 (Retail Sales)
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. through Aug 15 (Slaughter and Processing)
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. beginning Aug 17
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. post Covid-19
When customers come for product pickup, a staff member will deliver meat products and take payments or escort customers into the retail store front for credit card payment.
Tours and Groups
Tours and group visits to the Production areas will be suspended until further notice.
Groups that come for Retail meat products will be limited to the inside space at the capacity of one customer group at a time.
Guidelines and Rules
The SDSU Meat Lab will be operating on required staffing to accomplish pig slaughters, processing, and retail sales in curb side pickup manner. The SDSU Meat Lab will accept phone and email orders to reduce our contact with customers. Staff members will follow the guidelines for meat and poultry processing worker as outlined at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/organizations/meat-poultry-processing-workers-employers.html when fabricating products and filling customer orders.
SDSU Dairy Bar Reopened Monday, June 15, 2020
The SDSU Dairy Bar reopened for business Monday, June 15. The facility will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday through Aug. 14.
When arriving, customers are encouraged to use the doors marked for entrance/exit, follow all signage and practice social distancing.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be a limited seating capacity of 25 customers. Customers are suggested to carry out purchases and to use cashless payment options.
The SDSU Dairy Bar will follow food preparation and service guidance set by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the South Dakota Department of Health.
McCrory Gardens Reopened June 10
McCrory Gardens opened at 10 a.m. June 10. The gardens will be open Wednesdays through Sundays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. To ensure a quality visit, the last admission will be at 5:30 p.m.
The gardens will be closed Mondays and Tuesdays to allow cleaning of the numerous contact points.
When arriving, visitors are encouraged to use the Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant openers for doors, follow the signage and practice social distancing. Certain doors might be propped open to reduce touchpoints. Visitors are encouraged to wear cloth face coverings. However, the face coverings will not be required to tour the gardens nor provided to visitors.
Visitors will enter and exit the gardens through the McCrory Gardens Education and Visitor Center. The center’s lobby will be limited to 20 individuals at one time. Upon paying admission, visitors will need to provide a name and phone number in case a need for future contact arises.
For additional information, please read the McCrory Gardens press release.
Wellness Center Phased Reopening Began June 1
The Wellness Center began its phased reopening on June 1, 2020.
As part of a gradual reestablishment plan, the SDSU Wellness Center will be reopening in a phased approach for SDSU students and current community members only. Limited hours began Monday, June 1, 2020. Operating hours will be:
- Monday - Friday: 5-9am, 11am-1pm, & 4-8pm
- Saturday: 7-9am & 12-5pm
- Sunday: 12-5pm
Extensive precautions are being enacted to provide a safe environment so our members have an opportunity to resume an active lifestyle. Cleaning will be conducted during regular intervals throughout the day, as well as deep cleaning during facility closures. Wellness Center staff will follow CDC, as well as American College of Sports Medicine and American College Health Association guidelines.
For guidelines and expectations for patrons and staff as well as additional reopening information, please visit the Wellness Center COVID-19 Response & Updates site.