PUC is working with the County of Napa to ensure that our campus guidelines are in line with the latest county and state health guidance regarding COVID-19. We will continue to update the information on this page regularly.
Weekly testing will be required for all faculty, staff, and students, until further notice. Please note that testing is mandatory regardless of vaccination status.
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.
At this time, all students and employees are required to wear masks indoors in accordance with the CDC transmission tier system, except in the following limited circumstances:
- If you are alone in an office or other indoor space
- Eating/dining in a stationary position. (i.e. at a table)
- Athletes while in practice or play
Cloth masks are available from the Health Services Department upon request.
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.
Capacity limits on dining tables are no longer required, but please consider respecting social distancing space while in lines in service areas. Mask guidance (above) should be followed.
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
- Indoors: Masks requirements will follow the mask guidelines above
- Outdoors: Masks are required for all when not engaging in the sport/activity—social distance where possible.
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.