As the Omicron variant surges, Western Connecticut State University will move to a temporary virtual schedule for this week. The university’s Covid-19 Response Team will meet today to develop plans for the rest of January and the spring semester. Members of the police department and maintenance union will maintain their regular in-person schedules. West Conn President Dr John Clark asked that everyone in the campus community who is physically able-- to obtain vaccinations as well as booster shots. Anyone who is sick is asked not come to campus. Masks are mandatory on campus.