Resources-for-Colleges-Universities-to-Reduce-COVID-Risk Resources for Colleges & Universities to Reduce COVID-19 Risk

Resources for Colleges & Universities to Reduce COVID-19 Risk

Updates as of June 29, 2022:

  • Added additional resources (Isolation & Quarantine, masking guidance and health equity resources)

  • Aligned guidance with CDC’s updates from February 7, 2022 


On February 7, 2022, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published its updated guidance for Institutions of Higher Education. The following resources are intended to help California Institutes of Higher Education formulate and implement plans for safe, successful, and full in-person instruction.

Vaccinations and boosters are a safe and effective way of preventing COVID-19 disease, especially severe illness and death, and are the most important resource for keeping campus communities safe.  Stay up-to-date on the most recent CDC recommendations

Vaccination and boosters are encouraged for all eligible students, faculty, and staff.

Additionally, all Institutions of Higher Education (IHE) should follow current CDPH Masking Guidance and refer to the Face Coverings Q&A. For more information about getting the most out of masking, including tips for improved fit and filtration, refer to the Face Covering Fact Sheet (PDF)

IHE administrators should take into account health equity considerations for promoting fair access to health

Below are some additional resources for IHE:



Originally published on July 15, 2021