Updated August 2022:
- At registration, students will submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Faculty will be taking attendance daily to allow for effective contact tracing. Renters will submit and/or collect the same documentation for their visitors.
- Freehold’s HVAC system has been upgraded so that the air in the Black Box and Studio 1 is recycled three times an hour with fresh air from outside. The rest of the space is regularly refreshing as well, though at a lower rate of 1-2 times per hour and we have added an additional portable air filter in Studio 2. As added precautions, we have installed iWave filters to improve particle filtration without impeding air flow, in addition to UVC lights in the ducts to kill mold, bacteria, and viruses before they enter our space. These installations are in line with recommendations from the CDC.
- Hand sanitizer and cleaning supplies are accessible to ensure regular, efficient, and effective disinfection of all high-use surfaces throughout Freehold.
- We will continue to be responsive to the latest information from the state, city, and CDC and make changes swiftly as required. If, for student and faculty wellbeing, it becomes necessary to cancel a class, all registered students in that class will receive a credit for another class in a future quarter. Similarly, if a student is sick and they are no longer able to attend class, we will also offer a class credit or refund. If a rental must be rescheduled for safety purposes, renters will be offered a credit to schedule at a later date. Canceled rentals due to a change in Freehold policies will be refunded.
For more detailed information, please see our Safety Protocol, Pledge that anyone visiting Freehold agrees to; and Student Waiver and Rental Waiver.