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Let’s Stay Healthy Together

This site offers guidelines for keeping healthy that are based upon recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and local health authorities, and our current COVID-19 Community Level (low, medium, high). By working together and following these guidelines, we can help protect the health of everyone on campus and in our community.

 

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Current
Community  Level

LOW

The CDC’s COVID-19 Community Levels

  • Low – If fewer than 200 cases per 100,000 people in the past 7 days: Less than 10 admissions and 10% of staffed inpatient beds occupied by COVID-19 patients 
  • Medium – If fewer than 200 cases per 100,000 people in the past 7 days: 10-19 admissions or 10-14.9% beds occupied. If more than 200 cases per 100,000 in the past 7 days: less than 10 admissions and fewer than 10% beds occupied.
  • High – If fewer than 200 cases per 100,000 people in the past 7 days: 20 or more admissions and 15% or more beds occupied. If more than 200 cases per 100,000 in the past 7 days: More than 10 admissions and more than 10% beds occupied.

  

Learn more about prevention steps to take based on your COVID-19 community level.

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Masks

Low ✓
Masks not required indoors or out, except for certain health care programs. Masks are recommended on Chapman shuttles but not required. Individuals may choose to wear masks.

 

Medium
Masks strongly recommended but not required indoors or out. Faculty, staff or students may request others to mask but it is not required. Masks required in certain health care programs and on campus shuttles.

 

High
Masks required for everyone indoors and required outside when others are present. Masks required on campus shuttles.

 

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Vaccination

Low ✓
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.

 

Medium
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

 

High
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

 

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Testing

Low ✓
All faculty, staff and students are required to get tested if they have symptoms. Anyone in close contact with a person who has Covid must get tested. Students and/or faculty in certain programs (e.g. Dodge College) are required to get tested according to program requirements.

 

Medium
All faculty, staff and students are required to get tested if they have symptoms, unvaccinated persons must test once per week. Anyone in close contact with a person who has Covid must get tested. Students and/or faculty in certain programs (e.g. Dodge College) are required to get tested according to program requirements.

 

High
All faculty, staff and students are required to get tested prior to returning to campus after breaks and whenever they have symptoms. Additionally, unvaccinated persons must test twice per week. Anyone in close contact with a person who has Covid must get tested. Students and/or faculty in certain programs (e.g. Dodge College) are required to get tested according to program requirements.

 

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Daily Health Clear

Low ✓
Daily health screening is required for faculty, staff and students only until January 1, 2023

 

Medium
Faculty, staff and students must show evidence of their successful daily health screening to access campus.

 

High
Faculty, staff and students must show evidence of their successful daily health screening to access campus.

 

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Contact Tracing

Low ✓
Due to California law, Contact Tracing will continue until January 1, 2023, in order to support positive cases, identify exposures, and notify building occupants as required

 

Medium
Contact Tracing will continue for extended daily hours in order to support positive cases, identify exposures, and notify building occupants as needed

 

High
Contact Tracing will continue for extended daily hours in order to support positive cases and those in close contact with positive cases, identify exposures, and notify building occupants as needed

 

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Training

Low ✓
Due to California law, Faculty, staff and student employees must take COVID Safety Training

 

Medium
Due to California law, Faculty, staff and student employees must take COVID Safety Training

 

High
Due to California law, Faculty, staff and student employees must take COVID Safety Training

 

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Campus Buildings

Low ✓
Buildings are accessible during regular operating hours and all common spaces are open

 

Medium
Buildings and common spaces are open during regular operating hours for those who are CLEAR

 

High
Buildings and common spaces are open during regular operating hours for those who are CLEAR

 

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Academics

Low ✓
All classes are conducted in-person with masks not required

 

Medium
All classes are conducted in-person with masks strongly recommended but not required – unless either the Orange County Healthcare Agency or the California Department of Public Health or CalOSHA (affecting only employees) requires them

 

High
All classes are conducted in-person unless OCHCA or CDPH require remote classes; masks required for faculty and students indoors and outside

 

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Residence Halls

Low ✓
Residence halls are open at full capacity

 

Medium
Residence halls will be occupied based on capacity to provide appropriate isolation space. Non-university visitors will be limited.

 

High
Residence hall assignments for the academic year will be limited; common areas will be closed; residential students will undergo regular testing; non-Chapman visitors prohibited

 

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Offices

Low ✓
In-person work is the standard; remote work will be authorized by departmental supervisors

 

Medium
A combination of in-person and remote work is the standard; remote work will be authorized by departmental supervisors

 

High
A combination of in-person and remote work is the standard; remote work will be authorized by departmental supervisors

 

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Events and Meetings

Low ✓
Events and meetings may be in-person, hybrid or online

 

Medium
Events and meetings may be online, hybrid, or in-person with masks strongly recommended indoors. Attendees must show proof of vaccination or negative test.

 

High
Events and meetings may be online, hybrid, or in-person with masks required indoors and outside. In-person attendees must show proof of CLEAR or of vaccination or negative test.

 

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Athletics and Recreation

Low ✓
Competition, fitness and recreation resume standard operations

 

Medium
Competition may be suspended or modified based on league requirements; sports and fitness centers will be open on reduced schedules with controlled access; masks are strongly recommended whenever practical

 

High
Competition if any will follow conference guidelines. Otherwise, sports and fitness facilities are closed

 

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Visitors

Low ✓
No restrictions on visitors

 

Medium
Visitors must complete the Visitor Daily Health Screening and follow all campus guidelines including showing proof of vaccination or negative test

 

High
Visitors are not permitted on campus

 

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Travel

Low ✓
Review the CDC’s recommendations for travel, here.
University-funded travel is permitted. Unvaccinated persons traveling out-of-state must obtain two negative tests in the week prior to returning to campus

 

Medium
University-funded travel to destinations rated 1, 2 or 3 by the CDC is permitted; two negative tests in the week prior to returning to campus are required for those traveling out-of-state.

 

High
University-funded travel is not permitted.

 

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Dining

Low ✓
All campus dining outlets resume standard operations

 

Medium
Some dining outlets will be closed; students may gather in Randall Commons; masks when not eating or drinking strongly recommended

 

High
Some dining outlets will be closed; students with CLEAR may gather in Randall Commons; masks when not eating or drinking required

 

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