Important COVID-19 Information

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WIN II TERM: Lincoln and Omaha Campuses COVID-19 Information

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff:

Welcome to the new year and a new term that begins this week for some nonresidential programs and others next week. With a return to campus, we remain mindful of the concerns surrounding everyone's health due to COVID-19. The WIN II term will see many of the same practices, outlined below, as followed in previous terms. Please take a few moments to acquaint or remind yourself about these practices.

What will the 2021 WIN II term look like for the Lincoln and Omaha campuses?
Face coverings must be worn in campus buildings. Classroom furniture and equipment is arranged to comply with social distancing requirements. Please do not rearrange any furniture or equipment. Cleaning supplies are located in each classroom and faculty and students are responsible for wiping down their areas once class ends. Signs and floor markings will be present on each campus and in all buildings denoting expectations.

The following provides specific information on what to expect for each Lincoln campus building and the Omaha campus:

Lincoln Buildings

Administration ("5000") Building

  • Doors will remain locked and only opened for class meeting days/times.
  • Face coverings must be worn at all times.
  • Schedule appointments by contacting the appropriate office. Here's the link to Doane's Faculty & Staff Directory.

Fred Brown Center (FBC) Building

  • Doors will open for classes at 5:00 PM.
  • Face coverings must be worn at all times.
  • The North stairwell (follow the arrows) will be used to head upstairs to classes and the South stairwell (follow the arrows) will be used to come back down from classes.
  • Please limit the use of the elevator unless that are health concerns or physical limitations. The maximum elevator occupancy is two people.
  • The lounge and vending area is closed. Please plan accordingly.
  • The small computer lab by the lounge is closed.
  • Water fountains on the 2nd and 3rd floor are shut off.
  • The copy machine is available for instructor use only with cleaning supplies provided to clean any touched surfaces. Students should contact their course instructor for printing requirements.
  • Georgia Thomas will reside in the Receptionists' Office from 5:00 to 6:00 PM to answer phones and offer general support.
  • Staff in the Academic Success and Writing Centers are available by appointment only.
  • The Military and VA Services Center is available by appointment only.

MAC/Developing Leader Coaches Building

  • Doors will remain locked.
  • Schedule appointments for audio recorder pick-up/drop-off by contacting Georgia Thomas at georgia.thomas@doane.edu.
  • The MAC Office is closed to students.

M.Ed Building

  • Weekday/evening classes will be held remote via the Zoom format for the Spring semester.
  • Schedule appointments by contacting Jessica Polt at jessica.polt@doane.edu or Olivia Wallroff at olivia.wallroff@doane.edu.
  • Face coverings must be worn at all times.

Omaha Campus

  • Doors will open at 5:00 PM for classes.
  • Face coverings must be worn at all times.
  • Schedule appointments by contacting Chris Brady at chris.brady@doane.edu.
  • Only staff and faculty have copies and printing access until 5:30 PM. After that, the workroom will be locked.
  • There are designated one way markers on the floor and walls of the Omaha campus.
  • The kitchen and vending area is closed. Please plan accordingly.
  • There will be scheduled breaks for evenings when more than one class is on the campus.

Doane's current risk dial status for each campus can be found at doane.edu/covid-19/dashboard. Additional COVID-19 information, including the Spring 2021 COVID-19 Operations Plan, Policies & Procedures document can be found at https://www.doane.edu/covid19-tigers-together.

Our highest priority is to ensure everyone's safety. Thank you for your understanding of these continued health safety measures.

Sincerely,
Dr. Lorie Cook-Benjamin, Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs - Nonresidential Campus Operations and Dean of the College of Professional Studies