What You Need to Know: WVU Keyser
Together, we're looking out for the health and safety of everyone at Potomac State and in our community.
Additional COVID-19 Campus Protocols
Visitors on Campus
Departments and units will be responsible for sharing University policy and practices with visitors they invite to campus. All visitors, including vendors and contractors, will need to continue to follow University safety guidelines while on campus.
Departments and units should continue to use good judgment when determining when to bring visitors to campus (e.g., interview job candidates via Zoom before bringing final candidates to campus).
Admissions is open for normal capacity tours and visits. Guests must follow University safety guidelines while on campus.
Fully vaccinated individuals may resume non-business travel activities. However, they should note travel restrictions and safety guidance in the area of intended travel.
University-related business travel will remain limited and require prior approval from a unit vice president or dean. Travel related to externally funded projects does not require vice president or dean approval.
In-person events resumed on campus at 100% capacity on June 20. The Health and Safety Committee does not need to approve events, but does recommend organizers use best practices. It is recommended events take place outdoors if possible, and plated or pre-packaged meals are preferred if food is served. Hand sanitizer should be made readily available at the event. Masks are expected for those who have yet to be vaccinated.
Athletics events will also be held at 100% capacity, and PSC Athletics will separately announce details relating to sporting events as needed.
Workplace Accommodations and Modifications
Given the changing nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, effective treatments, vaccines and state and federal guidelines, WVU is reviewing the need for employee Americans with Disabilities Act accommodations and non-ADA modifications specific to COVID-19 for the 2021-2022 academic year.
Reasonable ADA accommodations and non-ADA modifications will be determined on a case-by-case basis. Employees requesting an ADA accommodation or a non-ADA modification for the fall semester were asked to submit the application and updated medical documentation by June 1.
Note: Employees who previously had an accommodation or modification should be aware that future adjustments may differ from past or current accommodations. Visit go.wvu.edu/coronavirus-modifications for more information. Contact coronavirusmodification
In addition to following health and safety protocols, all meetings must continue to include an option for remote participation (e.g., Zoom, Microsoft Teams, conference line, etc.) to accommodate remote and hybrid employees and promote physical distancing. Employees should use personal discretion when deciding whether to attend a meeting in-person or remotely.
Return to Campus Conversation
Watch a recent conversation with Potomac State College leaders.
August 10 Campus Conversation: Discussion of Keyser's Fall Semester Plans
Tuesday, August 10
This conversation for the WVU Keyser campus included information about the return to campus and the fall 2021 semester, including testing, the move-in process, Welcome Week and other events, academics, behavior expectations, personal safety and more.
- Beth Little, Dean of University Relations and Enrollment Management (Moderator)
- Greg Ochoa, Dean of Academic Affairs
- Jennifer Orlikoff, Campus President (Host)
- Lucas Taylor, Dean of Student Experience
Stop the Spread
Personal accountability is the key to our safe return to campus. Do your part to keep everyone safe.Do Your Part
Return to Campus Conversations
You’re welcome to join live discussions — or watch recordings of previous conversations whenever it’s convenient.Conversations