Extenuating Circumstances Form

Extenuating Circumstances Form

Supplemental Housing Agreement Due to COVID-19 Spring 2020

SUNY Delhi Office of Residence Life is instituting the following social distancing expectations to support efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. You are expected to comply with the expectations below as a condition of remaining in on-campus housing at SUNY Delhi for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester. Students are expected to adhere to directives of college officials.

  • Students are to remain on campus, with the exception of picking up essential items at Price Chopper or Walgreens. 
  • Students are encouraged to frequently check updates to campus announcements.
  • Wash hands regularly for a minimum of 20 seconds.
  • Disinfect surfaces that are regularly touched (desks, electronic devices, countertops, and doorknobs).
  • Avoid public spaces.

Social distancing:

  • Social distancing is a practice established to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
  • In accordance with CDC Guidelines, students must remain six feet away from another person.
  • The following strategies must be followed for the duration of your stay:
    • Isolate yourself from other people and remain in your room as much as possible.
    • Utilize remote communication methods (phone, webcam, etc) when interacting with others.
    • Limit any gatherings to no more than ten people. If you must gather, do so in a location where you can establish distances of six feet between all persons.

Updated guest policy:

  • Guests will not be permitted into residence halls or Riverview Townhouses until further notice. This includes other Delhi students who do not live in the residence hall or townhouse where you are assigned.
  • Any guests found in the residence halls or Riverview Townhouses will be asked to leave.
  • Students who have guests will be referred to Student Conduct Council.

Kitchens, lounges, and community spaces:

  • The college has the authority to limit access to community spaces, including but not limited to lounges, kitchens, study rooms, etc.
  • Students can be asked to leave these spaces at any point in order to adhere to social distance practices set forward by the CDC.

Moving spaces:

  • As per the On-campus Housing License, the Office of Residence Life reserves the right to change room or hall assignments, to assign roommates, to consolidate assignments due to vacancies, and to change occupancies as it deems necessary and without consent of the occupants.
  • It is likely based on the number of students remaining on campus that students will be relocated to one residence hall.

Campus officials have the right to enforce this agreement at any point to reduce the potential spread of COVID-19 on campus. Failure to comply with this agreement may result in Student Conduct action and/or removal from on-campus housing.

Please be advised that SUNY Delhi reserves the right to modify this document at any time. Updates will be communicated to all on-campus students by email.

Please read and review the following website detailing hours for Health and Counseling Services.

By completing this form, if you are approved, you are agreeing to abide by the Student Code of Conduct and all posted restrictions and to comply with all policies above while on campus for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester.

Your agreement to these terms indicates that you have read the expectations and understand my expectations to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

The deadline to submit an extenuating circumstance request has passed.