College/Shango Halls and Old Main Building Deep-Cleanings Scheduled

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The update below was shared on Friday, March 20, following the announcement that two SUNY New Paltz community members (a music faculty member and a special education faculty member) had tested positive for COVID-19.

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Dear Members of the Campus Community:

The College has contracted with third-party cleaners at SERVPRO to conduct deep cleaning in College/Shango Hall and Old Main. The cleaners will operate according to this schedule:

  • Saturday, March 21: Residential portions of College/Shango
  • Sunday, March 22: Off
  • Monday, March 23: Academic portions of College/Shango
  • Tuesday, March 24: Academic portions of College/Shango and Old Main
  • Wednesday, March 25: Old Main
  • Thursday, March 26: Old Main (if needed)

This will extend the previously announced closure period for these buildings; academic portions of College/Shango Hall will now remain closed through Tuesday, March 24, and Old Main will remain closed through Thursday, March 26.

College/Shango Hall residents may move out beginning Sunday, March 22, at 8 a.m. No move outs are possible prior to that time, due to deep cleaning in residential areas scheduled for Saturday, March 21.