Covid-19 University Updates

· Covid-19 University Updates

NSU lifts mask mandate

NATCHITOCHES – Following updated guidance from the University of Louisiana System, Northwestern State University is eliminating the mask mandate that has been in effect at all university campuses and other educational sites and facilities.

Although the mask requirement will end effectively immediately, students, faculty, staff, and visitors on NSU campuses are still encouraged to wear masks […]

University’s indoor mask mandate to remain in place

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s indoor mask mandate will remain in place until Natchitoches transmission is below high or substantial, according to NSU Interim President Dr. Marcus Jones.

On Tuesday Governor John Bel Edwards announced the lifting of the statewide mask mandate with some caveats.  K-12 schools must maintain a mask mandate or follow CDC guidance […]

Vaccine clinics set for Natchitoches, Alexandria campuses

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University will host COVID-19 vaccine clinics for students, faculty and staff at Hanchey Gallery on the main campus in Natchitoches and at the Alexandria campus on the following dates.

Natchitoches Campus

Thursday, September 16 – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Thursday, September 23 – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Thursday, September 30 – 10 a.m. […]

NSU announces on-campus vaccination clinics

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University has scheduled upcoming vaccinations for students to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.  The clinics are being held in tandem with Gov. John Bel Edwards’ Shot for 100 vaccine incentive program that will give $100 to the first 75,000 college students who get their COVID-19 vaccine at participating institutions of higher education. NSU […]

Students can take advantage of co-campus vaccine clinics

Northwestern State University is hosting several vaccine clinics for the university community.

The clinics are being held in tandem with Gov. John Bel Edwards’ Shot for 100 vaccine incentive program that will give $100 to the first 75,000 college students who get their COVID-19 vaccine at participating institutions of higher education.

A vaccine clinic will be set […]

$100 Cash Vaccine Incentive Program For College Students in Louisiana – Shot For 100

BATON ROUGE — Gov. John Bel Edwards and the Louisiana Department of Health announced Shot For 100, a new vaccine incentive program that will give $100 to the first 75,000 college students who get their COVID-19 vaccine at participating institutions of higher education.

18-29-year-olds are one of the two least vaccinated age groups in Louisiana, and are reporting […]

NSU sets mask mandate, urges students to get vaccinated

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University will require masks and facial coverings indoors for faculty, staff, students and visitors for the Fall 2021 semester to help mitigate the surge of COVID-19 cases in this region and across Louisiana.

The mask mandate for all individuals age 5 and up, which reflects a statewide directive issued Monday by Gov. […]

Henderson provides UL System guidelines for Fall 2021

Below is a Message and Attachment (Fall 2021 Guiding Principles) from Dr. Jim Henderson, University of Louisiana System President

 

Dear Faculty and Staff,

As we near the beginning of the fall term, we find ourselves in a fourth wave of rapidly increasing COVID-19 infection and hospitalization. The scientific community continues to provide us […]

Update: Dr. Maggio welcomes students for Spring 2021 semester

Welcome back and Happy New Year!  I hope you had a great semester break with time to relax and recharge for the spring semester.

As we begin a new semester, it is important for us to remain vigilant with health and safety protocols. There is a growing sense of optimism amidst the pandemic as more COVID-19 […]