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A Fresh Start

Two years into the pandemic, our community has proven how resilient it can be. Public health guidelines continue to evolve, and it’s more important than ever that you stay informed on how to keep yourself and your fellow Mustangs healthy. Together, we can make spring quarter a success.

Update to Required Testing Timeline

Students in the Ongoing COVID-19 Testing Program will be required to test every seven (7) days, instead of every three days, throughout the remainder of spring quarter.


Student Testing Details

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Free, On-Campus Testing

Cal Poly's testing site is open in UU221 on Sundays-Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. throughout spring quarter. Asymptomatic students, faculty and staff can make an appointment and get a six-digit testing ID an hour before each test. There are also  special hours available for swing shift employees. Students and employees who are not fully vaccinated are required to test every seven days.

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Face Coverings

Face coverings are not required in most indoor situations on campus for students, employees or visitors, regardless of vaccination status. Masks remain mandatory in all health care settings, including COVID-19 testing sites. Face coverings are no longer required on public transit. People can choose to wear a mask indoors. N-95 masks are available for free at the University Union, Rec Center and Disability Resource Center.

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Being fully vaccinated includes getting a COVID-19 booster, when eligible. Students and employees can report their booster status through the COVID-19 tab of the portal. Rite Aid will offer free COVID-19 vaccine clinics on campus July 15, August 5 and September 16.

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Do Your Part

We're asking everyone to recommit to the measures that keep our campus community healthy. Have more specific questions? Find the right FAQ.

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Get Vaccinated

The CSU now requires students and employees to get a COVID-19 booster when eligible to be fully vaccinated. Find free vaccine appointments.

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Find COVID-19 Testing

Free on-campus COVID-19 testing is open in UU221. Community testing sites are also open.

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Monitor Your Health

Students should use the daily symptom screening tool to get a daily campus pass during the academic term.

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Mask Where Required

Masks are not required in most indoor situations except for health care settings. Free N95 masks are available on campus.

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Clean and Disinfect

Wash your hands or use hand sanitizer frequently throughout the day. Disinfect commonly touched surfaces in your space regularly.

Stay Connected

Find ways to safely take part in events happening virtually and on campus. Get to know updated guidelines for events and gatherings on campus.