Classes for winter quarter will be held in-person, but please be assured that your professors will make appropriate accommodations for students who are unable to attend class due to COVID-19.
We continue to closely follow local, state, and federal guidance regarding COVID-19 and will keep you updated as any changes to campus guidelines are needed.
We continue to closely follow local, state, and federal guidance regarding COVID-19 and will keep you updated as any changes to campus guidelines are needed. The below information includes updates to our ongoing guidelines, as well as additional measures for January 10-16.
Weekly testing will be required for all students until further notice. Please note that testing is mandatory regardless of vaccination status.
Students must provide proof of a negative COVID test taken within 72 or 48 hours of their arrival to campus, depending on which test is taken (see below.)
All residence hall students will receive follow-up testing on day 7.
Students who undergo testing on campus and test positive for COVID-19 may be asked to return home only if that is a safe and close option that won’t risk exposing others. Otherwise, campus isolation protocol will be followed.
Daily health checks are required for all on campus via the LiveSafe app. For more information or to download the app, please see the following:
At this time, we are not requiring COVID-19 vaccinations for the PUC campus and are leaving it as a personal decision for each of you to make. While we are in line with local and state guidance, we strongly encourage everyone to get vaccinated to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and to protect yourself.
To find a local vaccination site, please visit the County of Napa website: COVID-19 Vaccination.
If PUC hosts additional vaccination clinics on campus, you will be notified.
Heightened cleaning protocol will continue to be followed by residential staff and in recreation facilities. Classrooms will continue to be spray cleaned daily.
Capacity restrictions and social distancing requirements have been removed for classrooms. Daily cleaning will continue and mask guidance (above) should be followed.
Grab and Go options will be available from the Dining Commons and The Grind for the first week, January 10-16.
Mask guidance (above) should be followed as appropriate while in residence halls. Capacity limits will continue to be in place for general use areas, including lobbies, parlors, and kitchens. Heightened cleaning protocols will continue to be followed. Residence halls will be restricted to residents only.
Sports & Recreation
There will be requirements from hospitals providing clinicals. Please contact Nursing and Health Sciences for details.
Vaccinations for athletes are required, except for religious or medical exemptions. Surveillance testing will continue in a modified format.
Before traveling, please check the latest guidelines with your travel provider, as different locations may have other requirements.
When traveling internationally, vaccinated individuals must acquire a PCR test 1-3 days before traveling, wear a mask through all travel, and take a PCR test 1-3 days upon arrival in the U.S.
Individuals who are not vaccinated must acquire a PCR test 1-3 days before travel, wear a mask through all travel, self-quarantine for seven days post-travel, and receive a PCR test 1-3 days upon arrival in the U.S.
No overnight, 21 overnight, or weekend leaves will be approved for students during the first week of winter quarter.
We know this is not how any of us wanted to start 2022, but we would like to thank you for keeping our campus safe and healthy. We are in this together!
The following measures are required for all parents or other individuals who accompanying students to campus:
Campus Facilities Closures
The following campus facilities will be closed during the first week of winter quarter, January 10-16, to minimize opportunities for exposure: