Pacific's Response to COVID-19

Pacific continues to monitor conditions around COVID-19 in our communities and regions. As we have throughout the pandemic, we continue to follow guidance of our public health organizations and the California Occupational Safety and Health Administration emergency temporary standard.

With the health and safety of our students, faculty, staff and community at the forefront of Pacific's response to COVID-19, please review the Fall 2022 requirements and updates below before coming to campus.

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements

All Pacific students and employees are required to be up to date on COVID-19 vaccinations. This includes primary doses of vaccines, as well as any boosters that are recommended for individuals based on their eligibility. Look up eligibility for boosters with the CDC.

Student COVID-19 vaccinations will be monitored through the Student Health Center in conjunction with all other immunization requirements.

Employee COVID-19 vaccinations will be monitored through Human Resources. For information regarding how to report vaccine status, see Pacific’s COVID-19 Vaccination page.

Facial Coverings

Pacific students and employees are expected to follow all local requirements regarding facial coverings. 

The California Department of Public Health and the US Centers for Disease Control & Prevention also recommend facial coverings and other precautions based upon COVID-19 Community Level

Facial Coverings at Pacific are optional unless you are visiting or working in a health care settings. They are mandatory for close contacts who have been exposed to COVID-19.

During this period of increased respiratory disease incidences, facial coverings are strongly encouraged in indoor settings.

If You Have Symptoms/Direct Exposure:

  • Check your symptoms daily.
  • Test and report cases on the University’s COVID-19 reporting form.
  • Don’t come to campus if you are sick.
  • Isolation and Quarantine instructions can be found here.


Weekly testing has been discontinued. Testing information can be found here.

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Get Vaccinated

Pacific requires all students and employees to be fully vaccinated and boosted (when eligible) and submit their vaccination status or to submit a declination form.