Texas A&M International University | COVID-19 Compact | 1 STAY INFORMED AND IN TOUCH TAMIU will officially communicate with students through their TAMIU Dusty email account. It is your responsibility to check your official Dusty email account for University-related communications on a frequent and consistent basis. Sign up for DustyALRT at https://dustyalrt.tamiu.edu/welcome. aspx DustyALRT is universal notification system that allows students, faculty and staff to be notified via text message or email in the event of a campus emergency or closure. The University recommends: • Check your Dusty email at least once per day. • Visit the resources available for you at: https://www.tamiu.edu/coronavirus/ Make a Plan. Keep Informed. for Students Returning to Campus COVID-19 COMPACT CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Face-covering - cloth face-covering, surgical mask, etc. which helps slow the spread of COVID-19 by covering mouth and nose. Physical - (Social) distancing - keeping your distance from other people outside of your home, especially if you or they are not wearing a face covering. Quarantine - separating and restricting movement of individuals who might have been exposed to a COVID-19 positive individual. It is not necessary to quarantine if you have been fully vaccinated. DEFINITIONS TAMIU Social Media @txamiu Self-isolation - separation and restricting movement of COVID-19 positive individuals. Fully vaccinated - Two (2) weeks after an individual’s second dose in a 2-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or two (2) weeks after a single dose vaccine, such as the Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine or other COVID-19 vaccines authorized for emergency use by the World Health Organization (e.g. AstraZeneca/ Oxford). Although things are getting better, the global COVID-19 Pandemic has NOT been eradicated. Public health officials at all levels have recommended actions designed to keep our campus and community healthy, reduce exposure to COVID-19 and slow the virus’ spread. Please review and acknowledge our current campus COVID-19 Guidelines at https://elearning.tamiu.edu These Guidelines provide steps to prevent COVID-19, instructions for what you should do if you have or suspect COVID-19 exposure, and suggestions to help you create a return to campus plan that protects your health and that of all Dustdevils. You should base the details of your plan on your needs, daily routine and personal circumstances.