Current COVID-19 Guidelines
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, COVID-19 vaccines and boosters are effective at helping protect against severe disease and death from variants of the virus that causes COVID-19 currently circulating.
The university strongly encourages all staff, faculty, and students to obtain vaccination and stay up to date with recommended boosters. To better understand COVID-19 vaccines and your vaccination status, please carefully review:
While face coverings are no longer required on campus, the university strongly recommends use during close contact, regardless of vaccination status. The university has the expectation that its academic community will respect the personal choices that individuals make regarding the use of the face coverings.
It is recommended that individuals exposed to COVID-19 closely follow the California Department of Public Health’s guidelines, including testing within 3-5 days after last exposure, wearing a well-fitting mask around others for 10 days, and monitoring for symptoms.
Individuals experiencing COVID-19 symptoms should contact their healthcare provider and take a COVID-19 test as soon as possible. If the test confirms a positive case, individuals should follow the below guidelines for COVID-19 Positive Test. If negative, wear a face mask until symptoms subside.
COVID-19 Positive Test
Staff, faculty, and students who test positive are not permitted on campus. Students should notify the university by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org for current return to campus protocols and consult their healthcare provider for further guidance.