Updated Dec. 09, 2020
Will there be housing for Spring 2021?
- Very limited housing available in the apartment communities based on significant housing need. We will only be utilizing the Townhouse Apartments, Calaveras Hall, Monagan Hall, and Chan Family Hall.
If residents are required to move out, will we receive a prorated room and board refund?
- If the university requires students to move, students will be eligible for a prorated refund per the housing agreement.
Will there be housing for Summer 2021?
- At this time, we anticipate summer housing will be available. We will make adjustments as necessary if pandemic concerns increase.
How is residential cleanliness being addressed in this COVID-19 environment?
- Students are responsible for cleaning their own apartment, including their bathroom and common spaces. Information regarding Pacific’s Health and Safety Plan for COVID-19 can be found here.
- Physical Plant custodial staff will clean the common areas of the apartment communities.
Will residents be provided any cleaning supplies?
- Cleaning supplies for the specific apartment units are the responsibility of the student.
What is the Daily COVID Screening Questionnaire and who needs to complete it?
- All students living on campus are required to complete an online COVID screening questionnaire daily - including weekends - that can be accessed using this link and may be required to submit to COVID testing as Public Health needs evolve on campus. When you access the questionnaire, you will need to enter your regular university username and password. This is to be completed daily for each day you are on campus including the weekends. Students who do not complete the questionnaire may be subject to disciplinary action through the student conduct process, including termination of the Housing Agreement.
What social distancing expectations will be in place for the Spring 2021 semester for those who live in housing? Will we be able to have guests?
- Students living in campus housing during the Spring need to be aware that COVID-19 health and safety protocols will be in place and strictly enforced. This includes, but is not limited to:
- most buildings will be closed and there will be no face-to-face social events or student programming.
- most faculty and staff are working remotely and campus services will continue to be offered virtually.
- students in housing will be isolated in their apartments (one person per apartment) and will not be allowed to have guest visits in the residential communities, nor will students be allowed to visit other students in campus apartments. This also includes family members.
- dining options will be limited and all dining will be to-go with no in-house seating.
- students living on campus are required to submit to COVID testing as Public Health needs evolve on campus.
- students will be expected to wear facial coverings at all times while on campus (except while in own apartment).
When will we be required to wear a cloth face covering or disposable mask and when can we remove them?
- Residents are required to wear a facial covering at all times when they are on campus, except while in apartment. Students will be provided with a cloth facial covering and a thermometer during move-in.
How will social distancing guidelines and policies be enforced in housing?
- Resident Assistants have been trained to document and submit reports regarding policy violations, including those related to Social Distancing Guidelines. Incident reports are submitted to the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards and will be addressed via the conduct process.
What should I do if I am stressed and need help?
- Our Counseling and Psychology Services team is here to assist. Learn more >
- Our Care Managers are here to assist. Learn more >
What types of events/programs can I expect while living on-campus?
- There will be no in-person social activities. Residential Life & Housing are focused on virtual community building and will continue to host Saturday Socials on a weekly basis via Zoom. Resident Assistants will be checking in with residents on a weekly basis and hosting virtual programming throughout the semester.
Will I be required to have a meal plan for Spring 2021?
- All students will be required to purchase a minimum Copper meal plan (no exceptions) but may upgrade their plan if they desire. The Bronze meal plan will not be available for Spring 2021 semester.
What are available dining options on-campus? If I don’t want to eat in my apartment, what are my other options?
- Dining is currently provided as to-go meals only with no in-house seating available. Students will be able to purchase hot meals as well as grocery items using their dining points.
When is move-in for the Spring 2021 semester?
- January 3, 2021: Pharmacy Students
- January 5, 2021: International Students
- January 9, 2021: New & Returning Students who are approved to live on campus
- Additional information about move in times will be communicated to student emails.
How will room change requests be processed?
- There will be no room changes allowed during the first 2 weeks of the semester. After that time, room change requests will be reviewed on a case by case basis and approved as space is available.