Successfully providing a safe and healthy environment

The Davenport community (faculty, staff and students) has done a fantastic job following necessary health protocols during COVID-19. We have experienced NO documented transmission in academic or administrative spaces. We are pleased to follow the new federal guidelines, as well as state and local health regulations, which allow for more normal campus experiences in the semesters ahead. With your continued help and dedication, we will continue to be successful in providing a safe and healthy environment!

What is Davenport University doing to ensure a safe return to campus?


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Vaccination distribution and eligibility


Personal protective equipment (PPE) usage

  • Facial coverings/masks are currently required in all indoor, shared spaces
    • Except for brief periods when seated and eating

    • Except for athletic practice and competition where surveillance testing is employed

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Testing for the virus

  • Unvaccinated student athletes may be required to undergo ongoing surveillance testing during their season as a requirement for participation
  • Required COVID testing for unvaccinated student athletes and residents before returning to campus
  • Faculty, staff and students who are on campus and present symptoms of COVID 19 will be advised to remain home and seek medical attention which may include testing.

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Thorough cleaning

  • Facilities follows protocol for regular, targeted and focused cleanings to address potential exposure concerns.
  • Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to clean and disinfect their own workspaces throughout each day. Shared spaced may be cleaned by the participant(s). Cleaning supplies are provided.
  • Hand sanitizer is provided throughout our buildings. Posters are displayed with reminders on how to prevent the spread of germs and training is provided.
  • Fresh air turnover in all of our buildings has been increased over industry standards to circulation and reduce potential transmission through aerosol particles.


Frequently asked questions about Davenport's Coronavirus plan

If you have any comments, questions or concerns that aren't represented below, employees are encouraged to reach out to their manager and students are asked to reach out to We are here for you and will do our best to get back to you in a timely manner.

To view Davenport's entire return to campus plan, you may download it here