In response to the complex medical, educational, and procedural issues raised by the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), a Task Force on AIDS was convened by the former Vice President for Student Affairs in January, 1988. The committee was charged with developing guidelines to assist the University community in dealing effectively with the AIDS crisis. The task force consisted of representatives from the Student Health Center, the former Resident Life Office, and the Student Counseling Center, as well as the faculty and student body. Important in the task force’s deliberations and decisions were the commitments to:

This report, updated in 2006, is based on recommendations and medical information obtained from the American College Health Association (ACHA) and the Center for Disease Control (CDC).