Information for Undergraduate Students

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Welcome Students!

Please utilize the numerous resources below to help make your higher education experience safe, collaborative, and unforgettable. The following will help you find out about all student services, student life events, academic services, leadership, conduct, and more. We hope you find these useful in locating and connecting to important programs, services, and information throughout Chapman. We will be updating this page regularly on services that are impacted by COVID-19.

Visit the Virtual Programming Website

  • We are committed to fostering the Chapman Experience you value and enjoy. Many of the engagement opportunities offered each year are still being planned, and will be adapted with in-person or virtual formats as needed.
  • Please visit our Virtual Programming Website to learn more about opportunities for you to connect with your peers, learn new things, stay physically active and get engaged in the Chapman community.
  • When the conditions allow, small student gatherings/events that meet CU Safely Back plan guidelines, will be coordinated on-campus

Get Connected as a First Year Student

  • Please visit our Virtual Programming Website to learn more about opportunities for you can connect with other new students from around the world as you begin your experience as a Panther remotely.
  • Be sure to review the first year experience webpage for checklists, timelines, and resources available to help ensure a smooth transition into college.

Department of Student Engagement Facilities are closed until further notice.

Department of Student Engagement Facilities are closed until further notice.

Student Facilities such as the Cross-Cultural Center, campus recreation centers, and Argyros Forum Student Union are closed. Reopening plans will follow guidance from the Governor’s Office, local health authorities, and the CU Safely Back Plan. We do not have a firm date of any reopening yet but please know that we will continue to update students after the University releases more information about resuming in-person operations.

CU Health and Wellness

CU Health and Wellness provides a centralized resource for students, faculty and staff to access Chapman health and wellness resources, tools and events. To learn more about maintaining wellness in your daily life, visit our centralized website.

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This information will be monitored and evaluated as updates to state and local health agency guidelines become available.


In-person instruction remains optional for students through the end of this academic year. Summer courses will also continue hyflex options, allowing students the flexibility to select in-person or remote instruction. Fall, on the other hand, will be back to Chapman-as-usual. 

Students who are scheduled to return to on-site work must successfully complete all the return to campus process requirements.

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Are you a new incoming student? Find out more information on our incoming student page.

Incoming Students

Let’s Stay Healthy Together

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.

CU Staying Healthy Guidelines

Read the CDC’s recommended health guidelines for campus.


COVID-19 Testing

Information on Chapman’s COVID-19 testing requirements for campus access.



Learn more about vaccine resources for Orange County.