Russell Sage College announces Fall reopening plan

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TROY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Russell Sage College released its Fall reopening plan Monday morning. The plan focuses on the safety of the college’s students, faculty and staff while still offering an in-person academic experience at both the Troy and Albany campuses.

The plan follows Reopening New York guidelines and exceeds the state standards in a number of areas, including:

  • All residence hall rooms will be single-occupancy
  • Classroom environments will require 6-foot social distancing and all students and faculty wearing masks
  • Many classrooms and offices will be equipped with UV air-filtration systems
  • Employees and students will be tested before returning to campus for fall semester
  • Russell Sage will have the capacity to conduct and analyze COVID-19 tests for symptomatic individuals on either campus
  • All students will sign a Sage Strong Pledge underscoring their shared commitment to community and public health

The full plan can be seen below:

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