Latest Updates

3:25 p.m. Sept. 1, 2020 - Your role in reporting requirements for COVID-19

A message from Janell Morillo, associate vice president for Student Health, Counseling and Wellness, and Lisa Kao, director of Environmental Health and Safety and Risk Management, to all students, faculty and staff with a reminder about reporting requirements for COVID-19. Read the letter.

 


4:00 p.m. Aug. 28, 2020 - Students, we need your help

A message from President Joseph I. Castro to students with appreciation, and continued encouragement, for following public-health protocols to reduce the spread of coronavirus. Read the letter

 


5:11 p.m. Aug. 20, 2020 - Information Regarding CR/NC Grading Option for Fall 2020

A message from Dr. Saúl Jiménez-Sandoval, provost and vice president for Academic Affairs, and Dr. Carolyn Coon, dean of students and acting vice president for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, to students about the grading option for fall 2020. Read the letter.

 


2:40 p.m. Aug. 17, 2020 - Reporting Requirements for COVID-19 for Students

A message from Janell Morillo, associate vice president for Student Health, Counseling and Wellness, and Lisa Kao, director of Environmental Health and Safety and Risk Management, to all students taking in-person courses about reporting requirements for COVID-19. Read the letter

 


6:41 a.m. Aug. 17, 2020 - Protocol for faculty access to campus

A message from Marsha Baum, associate vice president of Faculty Affairs, to faculty about the protocol for faculty to access offices and labs. Read the letter

 


5 p.m. Aug. 12, 2020 - New Daily Screening Process for those on campus this fall, beginning Aug. 17

A message from Debbie Adishian-Astone, vice president for Administration and chief financial officer, to students taking in-person classes this fall and employees about the new daily screening process starting Aug. 17. Read the letter

 


2:30 p.m. Aug. 5, 2020 - Free and Voluntary Baseline COVID-19 Testing from Aug. 10 - 21

A message to faculty and staff about voluntary baseline COVID-19 testing for those who will teach in-person classes or work on campus during the fall 2020 semester. Read the letter.


A message to students about voluntary baseline COVID-19 testing for those who will be taking in-person classes or working on campus during the fall 2020 semester. Read the letter

 


2:00 p.m. Aug. 3, 2020 - Available free iPads and hotspots for students

A message from Mike Pronovost, director of DISCOVERe, to students about free hotspots and/or iPads with a keyboard for those who are in need of a device or high-speed internet for the fall 2020 semester. Read the letter.

 


9:29 p.m. July 31, 2020 - School closure COVID leave 

A message from Marsha Baum, associate vice president of Faculty Affairs, to faculty about fall 2020 leave programs for those with children whose schools or daycares are closed due to COVID-19. Read the letter.

 


12:41 p.m. July 15, 2020 -  Reporting Requirements for COVID-19

A message from Janell Morillo, associate vice president for Student Health, Counseling and Wellness, and Lisa Kao, director of Environmental Health and Safety and Risk Management, about COVID-19 reporting requirements for faculty, staff and student assistants who are working on campus this summer and/or in the fall. Read the letter.

 


1:56 p.m. July 14, 2020 - Updated guidance for employees age 65+ or with underlying medical conditions

A message from Marylou Mendoza-Miller, associate vice president for Human Resources, with guidance for employees age 65+, or with underlying medical conditions, who are needed on campus to meet operational needs or to support in-person instruction for fall 2020. Read the letter

 


1:49 p.m. July 13, 2020 - Meeting and Event Protocol fall 2020

A message from Debbie Adishian-Astone, vice president for Administration and chief financial officer, to faculty and staff about the meeting and event protocol for fall 2020. Read the letter

 


9:00 a.m. July 7, 2020 - Resources for Employees Working Remotely

A message from Debbie Adishian-Astone, vice president for Administration and chief financial officer, to faculty and staff about resources for working remotely through the fall 2020 semester. Read the letter

 


9:54 a.m. July 1, 2020 - Non-Essential International and Domestic Travel, through June 30, 2021

A message from Debbie Adishian-Astone, vice president for Administration and chief financial officer, to faculty and staff about non-essential international and domestic travel, through June 30, 2021. Read the letter.

 


8:45 a.m. June 26, 2020 - Plans for fall 2020

A message to the faculty and staff about the University’s plans for fall 2020 semester. Read the letter.

A message to students about the University’s plans for fall 2020 semester. Read the letter.

 


10:11 a.m. May 27, 2020 - Fall 2020 Planning Update

A message to the campus community about the progress of the Fall 2020 Planning Task Force, including next steps and timing.

 


1 p.m. May 12, 2020 - Update from Fall 2020 Planning Task Force

A message to the campus community following the announcement from the California State University Chancellor’s Office on what’s expected to be a largely virtual-instruction environment for the majority of the 23 CSU campuses this fall.

 


12:03 p.m. May 7, 2020 - Planning for Fall 2020

President Joseph I. Castro’s message to the campus community about planning for fall 2020.