Orange Mode Overview

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Campus Status
  • COVID cases are increasing on or off campus
  • State restrictions are being initiated
  • Medical resources are available and not at risk
Student Status
  • Limited operations
  • Masks and social distancing required
  • No external events
Faculty/Staff Status
  • Low density (25-30%) of faculty and staff on campus in support of student operations only.
Academic Success Program (ASP)
  • All individual ASP work sessions remote
  • All ASP workshops remote
  • No in-person preliminary bar on-campus
  • No ASP staff are essential for on-campus
  • All ASP events virtual
  • No ASP faculty on campus; specific, time-limited visits as approved by existing policy only (such as to pick up a hard copy file).
  • Contact : Danette Wineberg,
  • Tours will be offered by appointment only, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. Visitors will complete public health screening questionnaire and wear masks. In-person appointments and campus tours will be kept small to maintain social distance.
  • Remote student appointments conducted through Zoom conferences with admissions officers.
Assistant Dean for Students
  • Jury Box will have limited operations
  • Student events will be held virtually
  • Student groups can meet virtually
  • Orientation will be held remotely
  • Commencement will be held remotely or moved to a later date
  • Assistant Dean for Students Lauren Berger will work remotely and meet with students virtually
Business Services Center (BSC)
  • BSC staff will continue to primarily work remotely
  • BSC staff will report to campus on a rotating basis one day per week:
    • To collect mail
    • To help students
Career Services
  • Career Services staff will work remotely
  • Employers will pivot to virtual interviews
  • The Public Interest Job Fair will be held remotely
    • Students’ resumes will be collected and sent to employers
  • Clinic staff will work as much as they can remotely, interacting via phone or Zoom
  • Can meet for limited needs in-person, observing health and safety guidelines
  • Clinics will work with the courts and follow all procedures
Daniel Webster Scholar (DWS) Program
  • DWS Orientation will be remote.
  • DWS mock oral arguments will be held remotely, through Zoom, in late November and early December.  U.S. District Court Judges will preside.
  • DWS simulated depositions will be held remotely
  • They can be reached by email, Teams, and Zoom
  • Facilities staff works to maintain campus, but takes all necessary precautions (hand washing and sanitizing, wearing masks, etc.) and abides by all OSHA and CDC guidelines
Faculty Assistants
  • Faculty assistance will be done remotely
Faculty Development
  • Faculty continue to work remotely if they can or need to
  • If faculty come to the building, they will abide by health and safety guidelines
  • Faculty research is conducted remotely
  • Events are held remotely, or postponed
Human Resources
  • Human Resources staff will work from home
  • Human Resources staff can be reached by email, Zoom, or Teams
Hybrid JD Program
  • All hybrid students will be remote with no access to the building
  • Hybrid immersion periods will be held completely online
  • Hybrid coordinator Dan Cwynar will work remotely and meet with students virtually
Information Technology
  • IT staff works mostly remotely, supporting students, faculty, and staff virtually
  • IT staff will staff the on-campus office 3 days a week to help with any on-campus needs
  • Occasional on-site and in-home visits to resolve issues if needed
  • Focus on adjunct faculty to train on remote teaching technologies
  • For help, email Paul LaClair:
Legal Residency Program
  • Spring 2021 legal residency planning meetings will be held remotely
  • Fall 2020 legal residents are permitted to work remotely for the whole semester.  Students who choose to work in the office must sign an acknowledgement of risk.  This document is not the same as the Informed Consent document USNH required students to sign to enter campus.
  • The Fall 2020 Legal Residency course will primarily be asynchronous, through Canvas. There may also be 3 synchronous sessions (an orientation and two workshops) held through Zoom.  Students taking courses remotely will participate through Zoom.
  • School is open only to skeletal library staff
    • Sue Zago, Jon Cavicchi, Kathy Fletcher at White Street and in scheduled rotation
  • No print course reserve
  • Circulation to faculty via mailbox system
  • Materials will be quarantined for a minimum of 3 days before put back into circulation
  • Interlibrary loan can resume where possible, delivery of print via arrangement (curbside) or to faculty mailbox
  • All reference is done remotely via email, telephone, and chat and by zoom appointment as needed
  • No attorney membership/alumni access
  • Any instruction is done virtually
  • Events will be held virtually
  • Health and safety protocols will be followed
Marketing and Communications
  • All marketing and communications staff will work remotely
  • Marketing and communications staff can enter the office if needed and follow all health and safety guidelines
  • All marketing and communications work can be completed virtually
  • Events will be held virtually or postponed
On-Campus Housing
  • Students living alone can stay in their apartments
  • Students living with others will be asked to leave, apartments will close
  • Registrar staff will alternate days on campus if necessary to support student operations
  • No face-to-face office hours
  • Registrar can be reached by email, Zoom, Teams or phone. Information available on the Registrar's webpage
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