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The guidelines below highlight the expectations of all NEO students and employees while on campus. Taking actions such as wearing a mask shows not only solidarity as we work to reduce the spread of COVID-19, but also care and respect for those around you. Your support of these guidelines is appreciated.

  • All NEO students, staff, faculty, and guests are to complete a Self-Assessment screening before arriving on campus.
  • face coverings are optional for all NEO students, staff, faculty, vendors, and guests. However, visitors are encouraged to wear face coverings on campus if they are at risk for contracting COVID-19.
  • Face coverings are  required if safe social distancing of 3 feet (subject to change based on CDC guidance) is not possible
  • Additional hand sanitizing and disinfectant stations have been installed throughout campus.
  • Elevators should be limited to single occupancy when possible (Stairs should be used as the primary method of travel between floors if possible).
  • Everyone is encouraged to cover coughs and sneezes with a tissue or their elbow. Hands should be washed or sanitized afterwards.
  • NEO will be disinfecting public areas regularly. Students, staff, and faculty should take care to disinfect or sanitize personal spaces regularly as well.
  • Wash your hands regularly.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Do not come to campus if you are sick.
  • Students and employees are requested to take special care to avoid exposure for two weeks prior to the start of the semester.
Additional Information for NEO Employees
  • Remove unnecessary items from your personal work or living space and support cleaning efforts on common spaces.
  • If an in-person meeting is unavoidable, limit participants to 10 and take precautions to maintain social distancing of 3 feet.
  • Refrain from congregating in public areas such as break rooms except to prepare food/drink.
  • Maintain cleanliness on all common appliances, such as fax machines, copiers, printers.
  • Keep a personal bottle of hand sanitizer at your desk (as possible).