Covid Safety Guidelines
for In-person School Programs 2022


Last updated 4/26/2022

Welcome Teachers!

The University of Minnesota will continue to follow the guidance of state and federal public health officials. Registering for an in-person school experience with the Arboretum means you have read, understand, and are authorized to accept these terms on behalf of everyone in your group, which are subject to change.

Do not visit the Arboretum if you have symptoms
If you are sick or experiencing COVID-19 symptoms according to CDC guidelines or have been exposed to a positive case (within 6 feet for more than 15 minutes), please contact us prior to your class to cancel your registration and receive a full refund.

Use of face masks
Field trip program participants and staff are currently not required to wear facial coverings at the Arboretum, whether indoors or outdoors. Though masking is not required at this time, participants and staff are welcome to wear one and will be supported in doing what makes them most comfortable. 

If you have any questions regarding this protocol, or if you have concerns about attending in-person due to these guidelines, please do not hesitate to contact our team directly. We look forward to seeing you in class.

The Arboretum School Services Team
[email protected]

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Effective Thursday, May 12, 2022, masks are no longer required for classes at the Arboretum. As a community, it is important that we continue to respect and honor the decision of those who choose to wear a mask, recognizing the concerns of those who are immunocompromised or are taking steps to protect their families or others.

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