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Information for Faculty and Staff

Updates on Summer

Continue to take steps to keep yourself and others healthy this summer. The CSU no longer requires students and employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, though vaccinations are strongly recommended. In addition, the daily symptom screener, which students completed to get a campus pass, will no longer be available as of June 23. Free masks will continue to be offered on campus.


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COVID-19 Testing Resources

Find off-campus testing resources throughout San Luis Obispo County. At-home tests are also widely available at local pharmacies and the Cal Poly Pharmacy.

If you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, contact your health care provider or find a testing site in the community.

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Quick Links for Staff and Faculty

Get to know the protocol and resources in place to keep the campus community healthy. Need more information? Read Academic Affairs' Frequently Asked Questions page.

COVID-19 Vaccines and Boosters

The CSU strongly recommends but does not require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccines and boosters are available in San Luis Obispo County. 

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Face Covering Guidance

Face coverings are not required indoors. Free N95 masks are available on campus.

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Syllabus Statements

The CTLT has updated its faculty resources page with syllabus statements.

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Reporting COVID-19 Cases

If you are a state employee who has tested positive or are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms and have been on campus in the past 14 days, complete the confidential COVID-19 online reporting form. There is also guidance for managers and department chairs.

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Campus Pass system

Students are not required to complete a daily symptom screener to obtain a campus pass. The daily self-screener will no longer be available as of June 23, 2023.

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Programs for University Employees

Working Remotely

Access a toolkit of on-demand courses, articles and videos with actions items and tips to give you confidence in working remotely.

Working Remotely Toolkit

Resources and Tools

Employee and Organization development has resources to support your well-being, from virtual book circles to live workshops, and tools to maintain an inclusive workplace.

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Employee Assistance Program

State employees and their household members can get free help with personal and workplace challenges including navigating COVID-19, enhancing well-being and managing finances. The Cal Poly Corporation also provides Employee Benefits information.

Wellbeing and Work/Life Balance