LeBow COVID-19 Response

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Keeping Our Community Safe

The health and safety of our community is our top priority. At this time of increased viral transmission, we strongly encourage you to wear your mask in all other indoor social or public settings when not eating.

Effective as of Friday, April 22, revised masking guidelines are as follows:

Masks are still REQUIRED in:

  • All classrooms, laboratories and studios that are being used for lectures or instructional purposes.
  • Disability Resources testing spaces.
  • Ticketed events in Mandell and the Urban Annex Black Box Theaters, and dance studios (attendees must wear masks).
  • All health care facilities—including, but not limited to: Student Health Services, Occupational Health Services and the Counseling Center.
  • All health care rotations in the College of Nursing and Health Professions and College of Medicine, and co-op health care positions.

Masks are RECOMMENDED in:

  • Non-clinical office spaces and meeting rooms
  • Drexel University Libraries
  • Shared workspaces (unless in health care settings)
  • Research spaces (unless when the space is being used for a class or if masking is required for research purposes)
  • Common areas of buildings including restrooms, stairwells and elevators
  • Drexel shuttles
  • University Housing (unless you are isolating in place)
  • The Drexel Recreation Center and the Daskalakis Athletic Center

Remember:

  • All on-campus students, faculty, professional staff and post-docs must be fully vaccinated. All eligible students, faculty, professional staff and post-docs must get a booster and record it in the Drexel Health Checker. Booster shots are available on campus. Questions about vaccination? Call 215.703.2335.
  • Eating is still allowed everywhere except instructional settings during class, Disability Resources testing spaces, shuttles/public transit, ticketed theater events, and health care facilities, but please keep your mask on except when you are sitting down and actively eating or drinking.

It’s everyone’s responsibility to do their part to keep the Drexel community safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you see any activity or suspect any behavior that violates the University’s COVID-19 Code of Conduct, make an online report.

> Learn more at Drexel’s Response to Coronavirus website

Testing

Students who feel ill or who are certain they have been exposed to COVID-19 should contact the Student Health Center right away by phone (215.220.4700) or through the Drexel Health Tracker App.

> Learn more about Drexel’s testing, reporting and contact tracing

Building and Spaces

Visitors

We are happy to welcome visitors to campus! Visitors should comply with Drexel’s public health policies and procedures, including not coming to campus if they have any symptoms of COVID-19.

  • We are pausing the use of the Drexel Health Checker Visitor Pass. As of March 14, 2022, visitors will no longer be required to show the Visitor Pass to enter Drexel buildings or attend a Drexel indoor event. However, they must follow all Drexel public health guidelines, including mask-wearing where required.
  • All visitors must wear a well-fitting face covering in “Masks Required” indoor spaces, regardless of vaccination status. Masks with valves are not permitted. Disposable face masks will also be available onsite, if needed.

Increased Cleaning and Sanitation

All facilities will be cleaned twice a day. High-touch surfaces will receive additional cleaning throughout the day (e.g., bathrooms, door handles, light switches, computer lab keyboards/mice, elevator buttons, water fountains, etc.). Hand sanitizer stations have been placed at entrances and exits.

Facilities is adjusting ventilation systems in all buildings to improve air filtration and circulation, including routine cleaning, updating and optimizing HVAC systems. These procedures ensure that HVAC systems are filtering out airborne pathogens.

Gerri C. LeBow Hall

Please follow all posted signage to access Gerri C. LeBow Hall, classrooms and public spaces.

  • Access to the Building: Hours of operation: Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • DragonCard: A valid DragonCard is required to unlock the doors to the building (doors will remain locked at all times). Each Individual must scan their DragonCard upon entering. A valid DragonCard is also required to access floors 6-12 via the elevator.

Classrooms:

  • Class times: Enter at the scheduled start time and leave at the scheduled end time.
  • Disinfectant wipes: Disinfectant wipes will be available at the entrance to each classroom. It is strongly recommended that students, faculty and staff clean their space before and after use. Text 484.483.6754 if there are issues with classroom sanitation efforts such as lack of sanitation wipes. Include the name of the building and the classroom number.
  • Classroom tech support: Please call LeBow Tech at 215.895.2113 for support relating to technical issues needed for course instruction. When calling for support, please remember to provide the name of the building, the classroom number and a contact number.



Frequently Asked Questions

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Gerri C. LeBow Hall on Drexel University campus

Resources

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