This list of questions was last reviewed on Sept. 10, 2020. One question was added.
Is The Nest open? (updated May 6)
Yes, The Nest remains open, with restricted guest policies.
What happens when a Nest resident reports a positive test for COVID-19? (added Sept. 10)
A nurse from Student Health Services will contact the student by phone to begin a case investigation and contact tracing. Health resources and support will be given to the student. Cases will be reported to the Chicago Department of Public Health as required, and notification will be made to close contacts as required. Isolation and quarantine protocols will be put in place to protect the Nest residents and staff. Enhanced cleaning of the facility will commence. Student Health Services will work with Nest management and the Dean of Students to ensure that all safety procedures are in place and student health and support services are in place.
Is The Nest part of Northeastern's deep clean and sanitization efforts? (updated May 6)
The Nest staff has been diligent in cleaning all of the common areas. Residents are responsible for cleaning their own units.
How does the University communicate to Nest residents? (updated May 6)
This is done through general University messaging, and specific follow-ups are sent directly to residents if needed.
Is Northeastern offering tours and other recruitment events at The Nest? (added March 12)
All Nest tours and recruitment events have been suspended until further notice to protect the residents.
Will Nest housing still be available for conference attendees? (added March 12)
All University conferences have been canceled until further notice. Therefore, there will be no conference housing in The Nest until further notice.