Diné College Students

The health of the Diné College community is our priority

This website will be updated regularly with information about the Novel Coronavirus affecting the Diné College community. The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention has the most up-to-date information about the status of the Novel Coronavirus in the US.

Latest Updates for Students

Food Service
The cafeteria is open to students, staff, faculty, and some third-party entities only. Barriers have been implemented and tables have been arranged to allow for social distancing in the cafeteria. Additionally, the sub floor has been identified as an overflow area if needed.

Cafeteria schedule:
Monday to Friday
8:00 to 9:00 a.m. – breakfast hour
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. – lunch hour
4:30 to 6:00 p.m. – Dinner

10:00 to 11:30 a.m. – Brunch
3:30 to 5:00 p.m. – Dinner

Warrior Coffee House schedule:
Monday to Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Book Store
The bookstore will be open to only students, staff, and third-party entities. The bookstore is not open to the general public. Entrance to the bookstore is on the north side and you will exit on the south side to direct the flow of traffic.

Monday to Friday:
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Library Service
Libraries have been reopened for in-person use. Masks are required when indoors. Each library schedule is below:

Monday to Thursday:
8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Fitness Center
The Fitness Center (Tsaile Only) is open to current Residential(Dorm) students, staff, and employees Monday through Friday, by appointment only. The Fitness Center is closed to the public. Daily Screening will be implemented when arriving to the Fitness Center. Fitness Center staff will conduct the screening for every patron utilizing the Fitness Center. During the Spring 2022 semester, the Fitness Center is limited to 10 Patrons, plus one (1) Employee and one (1) Student Intern at any given time. Patrons must be permitted entry into the fitness center by scheduled appointments only. Fitness Center employees will implement 10 minutes of cleaning time at the beginning of each hour. Patrons will have 50 minutes of workout time. All Fitness Equipment will be cleaned and sanitized regardless if they were used or not. Shiprock fitness center closed until further notice.

Athletic Programs will continue in Spring 2022 Semester, however, the Rodeo Team is the only team approved to travel for NIRA Spring Season with restrictions. Cross Country and Archery will continue with practice only, no travel for these teams.

Diné College is following the guidance that is provided by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Navajo Nation Department of Health, and taking preventive actions to temporarily cancel College sponsored events and limiting socialization on College campuses and sites. The preventive measure is to safeguard the health and well being of our College community and Navajo communities.
You can find updated information about COVID-19 disease activity and recommendations at these sites:
CDC: 2019 Novel Coronavirus
Arizona Department of Public Health
New Mexico Department of Health
Nation Nation Department of Health

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