Quarantine FAQ

Any member of the Brandeis community who is notified by the Health Center, Occupational Health and Safety, or a local department of public health that you have come into close contact with someone who has or is suspected of having COVID-19 must quarantine for 14 days. Even if you receive a negative result on a COVID-19 test, you still must quarantine for the full 14 days, as it could take up to 14 days for the virus to become active.

Any undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty or staff member who tests positive for COVID-19, must immediately enter isolation and inform the university, if it is not already aware. Learn more on the Testing Positive for COVID-19 page.

If you enter quarantine or isolation, please notify your instructors, and ask about ways to participate remotely. As long as your health allows, please plan on continuing to participate in your classes while in quarantine or isolation.

Frequently Asked Questions

Developing Symptoms

It’s important for every member of the Brandeis community to be aware of how they feel every day and complete the Daily Health Assessment before they come to campus or leave their on-campus residence. Specifically, everyone needs to be aware of any COVID-19 symptoms. More information about what to do if community members develop symptoms is available on the Developing COVID-19 Symptoms page.