University Access Health Screening Process

In order to maintain a healthy and safe environment, Barry University is requiring all individuals to perform a daily self-check prior to coming to any Barry University campus or site.

Visitors or Vendors

Utilize the COVID-19 Daily Symptom Self-Check

  • If you respond YES to any of the questions, you may not access any University location. You will need to reschedule your appointment for either 14 days after the onset of the symptoms or after you receive a negative COVID-19 test result. If your appointment is time-sensitive, contact the Director of Student Health Services at 305-899-3750 for further evaluation.
  • Visitors presenting with positive responses to the questions regarding international travel, cruise ship travel, or exposure to someone diagnosed with COVID-19 will be asked to wait a minimum of 14 days before coming to any campus or site. 
  • If Public safety was notified of the visitor’s planned arrival, the host should notify the department that the individual may not enter the campus or site.

Visitors Taking Campus Tours

Utilize the COVID-19 Daily Symptom Self-Check

  • All tours must be scheduled in advance through the Office of Admissions.
    Note: There are strict limits on tour capacity, depending on the tour type
  • ALL members of a family or group (not to exceed 5 people) taking the tour must do a symptom self-check the morning of the scheduled tour.
  • Each area coordinating the campus or site visit is required to document that the party has been notified of the requirements of the University per standard procedures.
  • If any visitor answers YES to any of the questions on the symptom self-check form, the tour will need to be rescheduled for either 14 days after the onset of the symptoms or when they receive a negative COVID-19 test result. This applies to the entire group if one member of the household answers YES to any questions.
  • Visitors presenting with positive responses to the questions regarding international travel, cruise ship travel, or exposure to someone diagnosed with COVID-19 will be asked to wait a minimum of 14 days before scheduling a tour. 
  • If Public safety was notified of the visitor’s planned arrival, the tour coordinator should notify the department that the individual may not enter the campus or site.

Essential Employees

Utilize the COVID-19 Daily Symptom Self-Check

  • If you respond YES to any of the questions, you are advised to stay home, contact your supervisor and are not to access any University location. Employees must also notify Human Resources and Student Health Services.
  • Employees are strongly encouraged to contact their primary care physician to discuss symptoms and next steps.
  • If symptoms persist, you must self-quarantine not return to campus for 14 days or until you receive a negative COVID-19 test result.

Commuter Students

Utilize the COVID-19 Daily Symptom Self-Check

  • If you respond YES to any of the questions, you are advised to stay home, contact your professors and are not to access any University location. Please contact Student Health Services @ 305 899-3750 to schedule an initial telehealth appointment.
  • If symptoms persist, you must self-quarantine not return to campus for 14 days or until you receive a negative COVID-19 test result.

Residential Students

Utilize the COVID-19 Daily Symptom Self-Check

  • If you respond YES to any of the questions, you are advised to remain in your room. Please contact Student Health Services @ 305 899-3750 to schedule an initial telehealth appointment.
  • If you experience symptoms in the evening, please remain in your room and call your RA. If the situation is urgent, Student Health Services will be notified.
  • Contact your professors and do not attend classes or access any University location other than your on-campus residence.  You must remain in your room until cleared by Student Health Services.
  • If symptoms persist, you will be isolated in your room for 14 days or until you receive a negative COVID-19 test result.

Students Accessing Student Health Services or the Athletic Training Room

All students or athletes coming to Student Health Services or the Athletic Training Room will need to have a symptom check completed prior to their appointment.

  • Upon scheduling appointments, student/athlete will be advised that they must do a symptom self-check on the day of the appointment.
  • The day prior to the appointment, a clinic staff member will call to confirm the appointment and a symptom check form will be completed over the phone.
  • If the student answers YES to any of the questions, the appointment will be rescheduled for a future date and Student Health Services will provide guidance to students exhibiting symptoms.
  • In the event a student presents to Student Health Services with a temperature of 100.3 F or higher, the student will be isolated in an examination room and treated by the clinical staff of the Student Health clinic. If a COVID- 19 test is indicated, they will be tested at that time.
  • Upon arrival to the clinic or training room, a temperature check and symptom check will be performed prior to the student or athlete entering the clinic or training room.
  • In the event an athlete presents with a temperature of 100.3 F or higher, the student will be sent back to their room or home and told to isolate.  Student Health Services will be notified immediately, and an initial telehealth visit will be scheduled.  If a COVID 19 test is indicated, a test will be scheduled during the telehealth visit.
  • This symptom check list will be scanned into the student’s/athlete’s record.

Patients of University Clinics

All patients with appointments at University Clinics will need to complete the COVID-19 symptom self-check prior to their appointment.

  • Upon scheduling appointments, patients will be advised that they must do a symptom self-check on the day of the appointment.
  • The day prior to the appointment, a clinic staff member will call to confirm the appointment and a symptom check will be completed over the phone.
    Note: If a patient is accompanied be a family member out of necessity, the family member must also complete the COVID-19 symptom self-check prior to escorting the patient to the appointment.
  • Patients presenting with positive responses to any of the COVID-19 symptom questions via the telephone will be referred to their primary care physician, the Emergency Room (ER), or an Urgent Care Center.  No on-site appointments will be made with a positive response.  Patients will be offered a telehealth visit as an option.
  • Patients presenting with positive responses to the questions with regard to international travel, cruise ship travel, or exposure to someone diagnosed with COVID-19, will be asked to wait a minimum of 14 days before being seen for an appointment.  Patients will be offered a telehealth visit as an option.

COVID-19 Daily Symptom Self-Check Tool

After reviewing the appropriate policy above, please complete this self-check before each visit to any Barry University campus or site.