Quarantine and Isolation

RPS has set aside over 500 single rooms for residence hall and Union Street Center students who are directed to quarantine because of COVID-19.

Students admitted to Ashton for quarantine or isolation will be provided with the following: a set of scrubs, two large bath towels, two hand towels, two wash cloths, one fitted sheet, one cover sheet, one pillowcase, one white thermal blanket, and one disposable pillow. Trash and IU-provided items that need to be laundered will be retrieved at individually scheduled times. Students are responsible for laundering all personal items. Everyone is asked to wear the provided scrubs in common areas outside of individual rooms, such as in the restrooms or during scheduled time outdoors.

IU go bag item checklist

In the IU-provided go bag, have the following items packed and ready at all times:

  • toothbrush, toothpaste & dental floss
  • shampoo, conditioner & hairbrush
  • soap and lotion
  • laundry detergent
  • hand sanitizer
  • acetaminophen (Tylenol) or ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin)
  • cough medicine and cough drops
  • pillow case
  • undergarments and pajamas
  • socks and flip flops or sandals
  • phone charger
  • reading material (books, magazines) and journal
  • refillable water bottle
  • tissues
  • plastic utensils 
  • printed phone list and contacts
  • extra masks
  • non-perishable snacks and water bottles

Optional: robe, personal blanket and pillow, personal clothing items for use in the room (pack lightly)

Before leaving for Ashton, be sure to add:

  • all schoolwork, books, supplies
  • computer and power cord
  • ID, insurance card and credit card
  • thermometer
  • two weeks of any personal medications/prescriptions