Visiting SAIC

Visitors to Academic Buildings

  • Visitors must be escorted by an SAIC employee or student host at all times. Hosts are responsible for the conduct of their visitors. Prior to their arrival on campus, hosts should inform their visitors that they will be required to wear face coverings at all times. Masks will be available at the security desk in all buildings.
  • Visitors are prohibited when the building is closed.
  • SAIC employees may sign in up to three visitors at any one time for any academic building (only when the building is open).
  • Students may sign in up to three visitors at any one time for any academic building (only when the building is open).
  • Alums must be signed in as a visitor by a student or SAIC employee.
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Visitors to Residence Halls 

  • Any current SAIC On-Campus resident may use their ARTICard to scan in at Jones Hall or the 162 Residences. As always, only Buckingham residents may access that building. All residents must be masked whenever they are outside of their own room and/or if people other than their roommate(s) are in their room. 
  • Residents may have other non-resident SAIC students and/or non-SAIC affiliated guests as visitors.
  • External visitors are allowed to assist residents while moving in/out, following the policy shared with students this summer.
  • Residents may sign in up to three visitors at any one time at the residence hall where they live. All visitors must leave the building during quiet hours. Prior to their arrival on campus, hosts should inform their visitors that they will be required to wear face coverings at all times. Masks will be available at the security desk in all buildings.
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Campus Tours

  • Tour guides should instruct visitors that they are required to wear face coverings regardless of their vaccination status. Masks will be available at the security desk in any campus building.
  • Tour groups may include people from more than one family but not more than 10 visitors in total.
  • Departments scheduling tours must collect and retain clear records and contact information of all tour participants should contact tracing prove necessary.