Seton Hall’s Health Intervention and Communication Team launched a new dashboard for COVID-19 data on the University’s website.
Health Services clarifies testing protocols, while virologist calls outbreak risk ‘unacceptably high’By Daniel O'Connor | Sep. 4, 2020
A Seton Hall virologist called the risk of a COVID-19 outbreak on campus “unacceptably high” after a Health Services interview with The Setonian clarified the University's testing and tracing protocols.
South Orange and University officials differ in accounts of communication, involvement in Restart PlanBy Nicholas Kerr | Sep. 2, 2020
South Orange Village and Seton Hall officials provided differing accounts of how deeply local public health officers were involved in drafting the University’s COVID-19 Restart Plan.
Students who live off-campus and violate Seton Hall or public health guidelines could face monetary sanctions of as much as $1,000 from the University, according to Associate Dean of Students Winston Roberts.
Following a lively two-and-a-half-hour-long meeting on Wednesday, Seton Hall’s Faculty Senate voted overwhelmingly in favor of a motion calling on the University to approve all faculty requests to teach the fall semester remotely.
Housing and Residence Life (HRL) confirmed Friday that a damaged sprinkler head was the cause of a fire alarm that forced the residents of Aquinas Hall to evacuate at 9:25 Thursday night.
Seton Hall’s Department of Housing and Residence Life (HRL) announced that it would reopen dorms in its Complex residence halls, just days after a late-night email to residents announced its closure.
Seton Hall University announced on Friday that it would proceed with in-person instruction on its South Orange campus this fall beginning on August 31. The announcement follows an executive order issued by N.J. Gov. Phil Murphy on Wednesday which allows for colleges and universities in the state to proceed with their restart plans filed with the state despite not entering Stage Three of its economic reopening.
Some resident students will be required to quarantine upon arrival to campus regardless of COVID-19 test results, University saysBy Nicholas Kerr | Aug. 14, 2020
Resident students who are coming from one of the 33 states and U.S. territories on New Jersey’s 14-day quarantine travel advisory list will be required to quarantine even if they test negative for the coronavirus upon arriving on campus, according to a new FAQ posted by the University.
Seton Hall announced that it would offer a "free ninth semester" to some freshmen students enrolling in the fall 2020 semester last week. The announcement came just days after the School announced that it would walk back its plan to begin the semester in-person as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, citing New Jersey’s failure to enter Stage Three of its economic reopening.
N.J. schools and colleges will be allowed to open for in-person instruction despite the state not moving into Stage 3 of its reopening process, according to a series of tweets from Governor Phil Murphy on Wednesday.
The University announced late Friday night in an email to students the closure of Serra, Neumann, and Cabrini residence halls for the fall 2020 semester, along with other adjustments to its reopening plan.
Seton Hall University announced on Thursday that it would shift its primary mode of course delivery online for the beginning of the fall semester, citing New Jersey's recent slowdown of its three-stage reopening plan.
Tropical Storm Isaias made landfall in New Jersey this afternoon, leaving nearly 1.3 million people without power statewide, according to a power outage map that tracks the state’s major utility companies.
Lawyers representing Seton Hall University made a motion on Monday to dismiss a class action tuition refund lawsuit filed against it by former University student Samuel Schoening, which was filed back in May.
Seton Hall will not require applicants for the fall 2021 semester to submit standardized test scores, such as the SAT and ACT the University’s Office of Admissions announced last Monday.
New study finds symptom-based COVID-19 screening at colleges “not sufficient” to contain an outbreak on college campusesBy Nicholas Kerr | July 31, 2020
Universities may be able to reopen their doors safely for the fall 2020 semester if they test their student populations every two days for the coronavirus, according to a new study published Friday in the in the Journal of the American Medical Association Open Network.
Rowan University announced on Saturday that it would slash its tuition by 10% for the upcoming academic year in an attempt to assist students who may be struggling financially as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
Student Services hosted a virtual “panel on policing” on Tuesday to discuss issues of criminal justice, equality and engagement in the Seton Hall community and beyond.
Seton Hall’s Re-opening Operations Team (ROOT) announced Friday that New Jersey has confirmed its restart plan, a draft of which was published by The Setonian on July 14.