Confirmed Positive Cases (Both Campuses)*
|Known Student Cases||0|
|Known Employee Cases||5|
|Current Confirmed Positive Cases (All)||5|
*Known positive cases reported to SUNY Poly
|Students Currently in On-Campus Isolation/Quarantine||0|
|Percentage of quarantine/isolation rooms currently occupied||0.0%|
**Isolation occurs when a person tests positive for COVID-19.
Quarantine occurs when a symptomatic person or close contact of an infected person is awaiting testing or test results.
Historical Reporting: 2020/2021 Academic Year
Total Cumulative Confirmed Positive Cases***
***Confirmed positive cases within the SUNY Poly community since August 19, 2020
|Total Number of Tests Administered||8,466|
|Total Number of Presumed Negative Tests****||8,451|
**** Presumed negative results indicate no levels of detectable virus in a pool. Since detectable levels only appear reliably 2-5 days after exposure, a presumed negative result does not rule out the possibility of transmission occurring, and students must remain cautious and use appropriate precautions to minimize their risks of exposure or transmission.
Please note that the latest information regarding SUNY Poly’s fall 2020 plan, including FAQs, campus communications, and links to daily screenings, can be found at https://sunypoly.edu/fall2020plan.html.
SUNY Polytechnic Institute Status
SUNY Poly continues to monitor the situation with guidance from health experts at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), as well as our local health departments and other state agencies. Please note that, per SUNY and RF guidance, both SUNY and RF employees must follow the same rules and instructions with respect to these COVID-19-related issues.
- Albany Campus - COVID-19 Positive Update Notice (pdf) - January 18, 2021
Additional COVID Questions?
If you require answers to questions that may not be included on this webpage, please send them to COVID19-FAQ@sunypoly.edu and the appropriate person will connect with you in as timely a manner as possible.
The SUNY Poly COVID-19 Task Force meets regularly to be as proactive as possible in working toward protecting the health of students, faculty, and staff. The task force includes representatives from Administration, Academics, the Wellness Center, Residential Life, University Police, Facilities, Communications, and other key offices.