NOTE: Pratt Institute is continuing to update this information as Fall 2020 details become available. Please continue to visit this site and pay attention to campus email communications with important information.


  • Where can I find the most recent news and communications about the fall semester?

  • Will free COVID-19 testing be available to students, faculty, and staff?

  • What are the COVID-19 testing requirements for students?

  • What COVID-19 training is available for the Pratt community?

  • What are the daily symptom monitoring requirements for coming to campus?

  • Will temperature screenings be required to come on campus?

  • How is social distancing being implemented on campus?

  • What are the phases of reopening campus?

  • How did Pratt decide on its fall plan?

  • How is Pratt adhering to city, state, and global guidelines?

  • What are the general guidelines for safely returning to campus?

  • How are classrooms, studios, and other spaces going to be cleaned and sanitized?

  • What should I do if I test positive for COVID-19?

  • What happens if a positive case of COVID-19 is identified on campus?

  • How will new student and staff orientation occur?

  • Are the fitness facilities in the ARC open?

  • Will there be Pratt sports this fall?

  • Can I see my friends?

  • I’m a parent, where can I find information on the fall semester, orientation, ways to connect with fellow parents, and other resources?

  • What are the quarantine procedures for students currently living or staying in New York State quarantine states?

  • Does Pratt offer assistance for students who have never rented before and need support navigating things like a lease, guarantor, security deposit, broker’s fee, etc.?

  • What does the fall semester calendar look like?

  • What will classes be like in the fall?

  • How will I know if a class is in-person, online, or hybrid?

  • What resources for hybrid teaching formats are available to students, faculty, and staff?

  • I’m a faculty member with questions about using Canvas to manage my courses this fall. Where can I find more information?

  • I am a non-essential staff member returning to campus on or after July 6, how should I prepare?