COVID-19 Policies and Procedures
The well being of all members of the DMU community is our highest priority, and we continue to monitor the risks of coronavirus to our students, faculty, and staff. Since the situation is fluid and rapidly evolving, we continue to work diligently to balance safety while maintaining vital operations for all our students, faculty and staff both online and on-campus. For general COVID-19 public health information, visit the CDC website and the Virginia State Health Department website. Please see DMU’s COVID-19 policies and procedures in the FAQ questions linked below.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who should I contact at DMU if I need to quarantine or isolate?
If you have been in close contact with someone who has COVID-19, you have COVID-19 symptoms, or you become infected with COVID-19, please refer to the CDC’s Coronavirus Self-Checker for guidance. Please use this form to timely DMU’s COVID Response Team about your potential exposure. Reporting your potential exposure will have no adverse consequences to employment or student status. Further, your privacy is protected in accordance with DMU’s policies and applicable federal privacy regulations including ADA, EEOC, and FERPA.
Covid-19 and Beyond Video Series
- Pandemic Defined and Precautions Needed to Be Safe – This is the first part of a webinar series hosted jointly by faculty members at Divine Mercy University (DMU) and the Center for Trauma and Resiliency Studies (CTRS).
- Stress Reduction and Ideas for Survival at Home – Join faculty from Divine Mercy University to learn more about how you can lower stress and optimize your home quarantine time.
- Awareness of God’s Presence: Modeling and Thriving – Join faculty at Divine Mercy University for a discussion of how we can continue to grow and thrive amid the challenges we face during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“We must rediscover the concreteness of little things, small gestures of attention we can offer those close to us, our family, our friends. We must understand that in small things lies our treasure.”
— Pope Francis