Health And Safety

​GYB’s Health and Safety Policies remain in effect. Please see below for the most recent requirements.

Updated as of 8/3/2021

Maintain Proper Social Distance

We will be advising chapters that 1 – 10 members are allowed in the photoshoot room at a time depending on room size and photographer discretion. If additional members arrive, they must wait outside of the photoshoot room. We are strongly encouraging that all chapters use our provided sign-up sheet to limit the number of people at the location at one time and to reduce waiting time.

Protective Wear & Reduced Client Contact

Photographers are required to wear masks throughout the duration of the photoshoot. Unless masks are mandated by state/university guidelines and regardless of vaccination status, we are asking chapter members to do the following:

  • Bring a mask to the photoshoot IF they want to approach you, after having their photo taken to select their chosen photo.
  • If members opt not to bring a mask to the photoshoot, the last picture taken will be the chosen photo by default.
  • We do recommend members wear a mask when they are not being photographed.

PRIOR TO PHOTOGRAPHING A MEMBER – Ask each member if they have a mask so that you know if they will be able to choose their photo or not.

  • If a member is not eligible to choose their photo, please fill out the “chosen photo” as the final photo for that member.

Jackets & Drapes

GreekYearbook will not be providing drapes and jackets for communal use at the photo shoots this semester. We are recommending that fraternity members bring their own jackets (not to share if possible), and that sorority members opt to wear black shirts, opposed to drapes. We will however allow clients to purchase their own drapes, which GreekYearbook will ship directly to the chapter, which will be their responsibility to bring to the photo shoot.

PLEASE NOTE: If you currently have any drapes or jackets, please store them for now, and DO NOT bring them to any photo shoot this fall semester.

University Policies

A week prior to the shoot reach out to the contact(s) for any local/university policies that you may need to follow in order to have the photo shoot on campus. For example registration as a visitor.

Photographer Wellness

Photographers can cancel scheduled photoshoots without penalty if they are exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19, sickness of any kind, awaiting COVID-19 test results, or asked to quarantine. Photographers will not return to work with GYB for 14 days, and until symptoms disappear, or until they have authorized medical approval. GreekYearbook can reschedule photoshoots with other photographers within the 14 day waiting period, or with the same photographer after the 14 day waiting period.

Client Wellness

We are telling clients to not allow any members to attend their photoshoot if they are feeling sick, have been in close physical contact with anyone diagnosed with COVID-19, or asked to quarantine due to potential exposure.

Lastly, GreekYearbook will provide photographers with the following:
  • Face masks
  • Face shields (wearing is optional)
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Signage showing photo shoot procedure

Please email the photo department with any questions or concerns.