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What is the 70 for 70 program all about?

The University of Wisconsin System wants students help prevent the spread of COVID-19 by getting vaccinated. In an effort to reach a goal of 70% vaccination rates at all of its campuses UW System has launched the 70 for 70 incentive program. When 70% of UWRF students are vaccinated they’ll be entered in a drawing for one of 70 scholarships valued at $7,000.

Will COVID-19 testing be required for students and employees during fall semester?

No. Testing is not be required, however UWRF will offer testing for students who are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms through the end of September. Students feeling ill can seek medical help at local clinics or through their own healthcare provider.

Will I be required to wear a face covering on campus or in university buildings, including classrooms?

No. UW-River Falls faculty, staff, students and visitors who are fully vaccinated are no longer required to use a face covering. If you are not fully vaccinated, the university expects you to wear a mask indoors.