Let’s Stay Healthy Together

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Fall Return to Campus Protocols

Students, faculty and staff, we are excited to welcome you back to campus. Please review the sections below which have been designed to keep you informed of current guidelines and empowered to make informed decisions to prevent severe COVID-19.

COVID-19 Guidelines

Learn about the safety guidelines, testing procedures and vaccine resources for both Chapman University and Orange County. Guidelines for keeping healthy are based upon recommendations from the CDC and local health authorities. By working together and following these guidelines, we can help protect the health of everyone on campus and in our community.

This information is offered to help you know your risk, protect yourself, take action if exposed to COVID-19 and take action if you are sick or test positive. 

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Take action if exposed. If exposed, individuals are recommended to mask to reduce the risk of spreading. At the high-risk community level, face coverings are highly recommended on campus, indoors and on university shuttles.



Protect yourself. All faculty, staff and students are required either to submit proof of having all vaccinations and boosters for which they are eligible or to file a personal declination. To be considered fully vaccinated, individuals must be current with all available boosters as outlined by the CDC including the second booster shot for those 50 years and older. The CDC offers this list of accepted COVID-19 vaccines for people vaccinated outside the United States



Take action if you are sick or exposed to COVID-19. Testing is not required to return to campus from a break. The university continues to provide on-campus testing at no cost to Chapman community members. Students and/or faculty in certain programs (e.g. Dodge College) are required to get tested according to program requirements. Report an off-campus COVID-19 test. Also, see additional testing regulations


Daily Health Survey

Take action if you are sick. Faculty, staff and students must show evidence of their successful daily health screening to access campus buildings.

Visiting Campus? 

Events and meetings may be online, hybrid, or in-person with masks strongly recommended indoors. Guests to on-campus events must complete the Daily Health Screen and follow all current campus protocols. Athletics competition will follow conference guidelines.

Have Additional Questions?

Please review this list of frequently asked questions about current coronavirus policies and recent announcements regarding travel, on-campus dining, and school- or department-specific requirements.

Have Concerns About the Monkeypox Virus?

We’ve put together a list of frequently asked questions for you to navigate the monkeypox virus and procedures at Chapman.