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Name Description
N95 Respirator

Provide protection against inhalation of very small infectious airborne particulates using a filtering facepiece respirator. These respirators are indicated for use when in direct contact with patients with COVID-19. N-95 respirators require medical clearance, training and fit testing.

National Origin

An individual’s country of origin, culture, ancestry, linguistic characteristics, accent or physical appearance related to the country they were born, or where their ancestors lived.

No Contact Order

A directive issued to a student(s) not to contact or communicate with a specific student(s). 

This restriction means that a party may not contact the other party through verbal, nonverbal, physical, electronic, or other forms of communication. They may not communicate through means that include, but are not limited to, a mailed written letter, email, social networking sites, phone calls, text messages, and voicemails.

This restriction of contact or communication extends to any actions that a “third party,” such as a friend, family member, or acquaintance, takes on a student’s behalf.

Non-public Place

An area the general campus community would not have routine access to or would reasonably expect privacy afforded, such as residence hall rooms/suites, individual offices and restrooms. 

NY State Information Security Breach and Notification Act

Requires the timely notification to citizens regarding any breach of a system containing non-encrypted personal information “in the most expedient time possible and without unreasonable delay.”

NY State Law: Chapter 16, Article 1, Title 1, Section 2b

“Institutions shall not display student Social Security Numbers on public listings of grades, class rosters, student ID cards, student directories, or anything else unless specifically authorized or required by law.”