UPDATE: EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 14

Effective September 14, the following will be allowed:

  • Campus study spaces in residential areas, including those in Greek Houses, will be opened
  • Dining rooms, including those in Greek Houses, will be opened with strict adherence to safety guidelines
  • Students who live in the same residence hall may visit each other’s rooms, provided: (1) masks are worn; (2) social distancing is strictly observed; and (3) each resident is limited to one guest at a time

All other directives listed below still apply.

EFFECTIVE AUGUST 21 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE:

Effective immediately, the following additional directives are imposed as interim policies for all students at The University of Alabama:

  • GREEK HOUSES – ACCESS RESTRICTED AND GATHERINGS PROHIBITED
    • All common gathering areas of Greek housing facilities are hereby closed.
    • Residents may reside in their rooms.
    • Meal service will be grab-n-go for residents and members.
    • No one other than residents, advisors and staff may enter a house.
    • Social distancing is essential.
    • Gatherings are prohibited in the house, on campus, and off campus.
    • Escalated consequences will be imposed.
  • MORATORIUM ON STUDENT EVENTS
    • The University is entering a 14-day moratorium on all in-person student events outside of classroom instruction, social or otherwise.
  • HOUSING AND RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITIES FACILITIES — ACCESS RESTRICTED AND GATHERINGS PROHIBITED
    • Common areas of our Housing and Residential Communities will remain closed.
    • Visitors are prohibited.
    • Social distancing is essential and gatherings are prohibited in the rooms, on campus, and off campus.
    • Escalated consequences will be imposed.
  • OFF-CAMPUS HOUSES — GATHERINGS PROHIBITED
    • Off-campus residents are required to comply fully with the social activity, mask and social distancing restrictions put in place by the governor and the city.
    • Off-campus gatherings are prohibited by law and University rule.
    • Escalated consequences will be imposed for anyone who hosts or attends a social gathering in violation of these ordinances.
  • ESCALATED CONSEQUENCES
    • Hosts of gatherings will receive heightened consequences, even for a first offense.
    • Serious and repeated violations will result in suspension.

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