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COVID-19 Safety Protocols for the 2022 AAUP Conference and Biennial Meeting

The AAUP has updated its guidance for attending the 2022 AAUP Conference and Biennial Meeting (the “safety protocols”). It is important for all attendees to be familiar with these rules before attending the 2022 AAUP Conference and Biennial Meeting. Please check this web page frequently as updates will be reflected here.  

The AAUP is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for all attendees. The safety protocols will be guided by the requirements and recommendations of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and federal, state, and local health authorities. The AAUP continues to monitor state and local conditions and requirements, and reserves the right to put in place protocols that exceed federal, state, and local health authorities.

 The safety protocols for admittance to the 2022 AAUP Conference and Biennial Meeting are as follows:

  • Vaccination Requirements: All attendees must upload proof of vaccination to Cvent, the AAUP’s registration portal. Attendees will also be required to complete an attendee health and safety acknowledgement form. Attendees will not receive a name badge and cannot access the AAUP meeting space until documentation has been received and verified in the AAUP’s registration portal, Cvent Health Check, powered by ID.me. Here's how to upload:

    • Go to: https://hosted-pages.id.me/health/2022-aaup-conference-and-biennial-meeting
    • Create and ID.me account with an email and password or login if you already have an account. More information about creating an ID.me account can be found here: https://api.id.me/en/registration/new
    • Account Verification: Once an account has been created using the attendee’s email address and password, follow the prompts for confirming your identity. Once that’s done, continue to follow the prompts to complete the health questionnaire and confirm your vaccination status.
    • If you need help during the process, click the “Need help verifying” link at the bottom of the verification page. Email [email protected] if you're unable to troubleshoot your issues with the ID.me help and support.
  • Masking: Attendees must wear masks at all times unless they are actively eating or drinking. All masks must be well-fitted and cover the mouth and nose. 

  • Personal Accountability Commitment: By attending the 2022 AAUP Conference and Biennial Meeting, attendees agree to abide by and engage in certain health and safety conduct prior to and during attendance. All attendees are expected to comply with all applicable requirements imposed by federal, state, or local health authorities.  In addition, attendees are expected to engage in personally responsible conduct and adhere to the safety protocols the AAUP has implemented to protect against the spread of COVID-19:

    • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination

    • Mask wearing as required

    • Hand sanitation

    • Self-monitoring, and isolation if necessary

The AAUP will provide refunds of registration fees for attendees who are unable to attend the 2022 AAUP Conference and Biennial Meeting because of confirmed or suspected COVID-19. Requests for such refunds must be made to [email protected] by June 30, 2022. Any private health or personal data that may be received by the AAUP will be treated as confidential.