Houghton University’s Response to COVID-19

Houghton continues to act in consultation with county and state health officials and takes into consideration the infection rate, testing capabilities, and other societal issues as we prepare our campus to welcome students for in-person learning this year.

We will continue to share the best information available to students, families, and community members below.

Download Houghton's Current COVID-19 ProtocolsHEERF Stimulus Reporting & FAQs

Have you been exposed to COVID-19? Here’s how you can take action.

Watch for symptoms

For 10 days

Wear a mask

Around others for 10 days


5 days after exposure (or sooner if you have symptoms), If positive, follow the Health Center guidance and isolation guidance

Play it safe

Take extra precautions for 10 days when around people more likely to get very sick


Houghton University strongly encourages all students, staff and faculty to be vaccinated. Vaccination is not required.


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