While masks are not required on the campuses, the university continues to support a healthy campus community by providing masks and recommends their usage if individuals are experiencing symptoms or have been exposed to either COVID-19 or other viruses.
How can I request personal protective equipment such as masks on campus?
Based on the advice of California public health agencies, the university continues to recommend remainingcurrentwith COVID-19 vaccination and boosters. However, students, faculty and staffare no longer required to report their vaccination status to Chapman.Some programs on the Rinker campus continue to require vaccination and documentation.Weremain committed to easy access to vaccinations and will continue to offer vaccination clinics on the campuses.
Faculty and staff should not ask about vaccine status. If they do ask, you are not obligated to answer, since this is personal health information.
What are the COVID testing hours of the Orange and Rinker campuses?
COVID-19 testing is available at the Student Health Center, 402 N. Glassell. The center is open 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m, and 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. during the summer. Monday through Friday and no appointment is necessary.
After August 1, 2022, in-person testing is available 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at no cost on the Orange campus at the COVID-19 Testing Center, 145 Sycamore Avenue, just west of the Student Health Center.
Results from this testing site will be automatically entered into the university’s test submission system.
The COVID-19 Testing Center building’s access has two steps with no ramp. If you need assistance, please press the doorbell button on the post outside the door and a staff member will assist you. To make alternative arrangements, please call 714-997-6851 to schedule an appointment. For your appointment, go to the Health Center through the front door at 402 N. Glassell Street.
At the Rinker campus, at-home test kits are available at no cost at the Public Safety building 9401, Room 110 during business hours. Call 714-997-6763 for assistance.
Is testing required to return to campus from a break?
No. However, the university continues to provide on-campus testing at no cost to Chapman community members at the COVID-19 Testing Center. At-home test kits will also be made available in the residence halls. We encourage everyone to test if exposed or experiencing symptoms.
What is required if I recently traveled out of state, out of the country or studied abroad?
If returning to campus after travel, we encourage you to test for COVID-19 and follow the protocols to reduce the spread if you were at risk of exposure. If studying abroad and you are concerned with the risk, please work with the Center for Global Education on your options.
What happens to my classes if I test positive for COVID?
Contact your professor, who will arrange for you to stay current with the materials, just as they would if you had any other illness.
Where should I go for COVID-19 testing or regular doctor’s visit? Can I go to see any doctors in my area?
COVID-19 testing is available at the Student Health Center, 402 N. Glassell. The center is open 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and no appointment is necessary.
At-home test kits are available on the Rinker Campus at the Public Safety building 9401, Room 110 during business hours. Call 714-997-6763 for assistance.
If I test positive for COVID-19, do I need to inform anyone?
If you were tested and confirmed positive by someplace other than the Student Health Center, please use the Report an Off-Campus COVID Test form to submit your test results. Contact Tracing will contact you to provide guidance.
If you were tested at the Student Health Center and confirmed positive, the Student Health Center will contact you with guidance.
If I test positive for COVID-19, what support do I have?
The Student Health Center will provide support and guidance. We have Health & Safety Specialist who will reach out to you to make sure your essential needs are being met.
What do I do if I was exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19?
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that instead of quarantining if you were exposed to COVID-19, you wear a high-quality mask for 10 days, get tested on day 5 and monitor for symptoms of infection such as fever, cough, shortness of breath, or other COVID-19 symptoms.
What should I do if I live in Residence Life and need to isolate?
If you have not done so already, please contact the Contact Tracing Team at firstname.lastname@example.org and report that you have COVID-19 or have been advised to isolate due to a recent close contact with someone who has COVID-19.
What should I do if I feel very stressed and need help?
Contact Student Psychological Counseling Services at (714) 997-6778.
How do I request personal protective equipment such as masks for my department?