Important COVID-19 Update

Due to a sharp increase in the number of reported cases of coronavirus in Los Angeles County, the Department of Public Health has announced that face coverings must again be worn at all times while indoors in public spaces, regardless of an individual’s vaccination status.

Update | La Verne Safe Return

Dear University Community, I’m pleased to share that we have made major revisions to the La Verne Safe Return Plan, which contains our policies and procedures for safely repopulating our campuses as the COVID-19 pandemic wanes. These changes are aligned with guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, California Department of Public Health, Los […]

Employee Vaccination Portal

Dear University of La Verne employees, Our plans for a full return to campus by the fall of 2021 prioritize the health and safety of students, faculty, and staff, while also honoring our historical commitment to a student-centered and personalized education. These plans include an expectation for an experience that is as close as possible to […]

In-Person Commencement Update

Dear University Community,    As a follow-up to the email sent on Wednesday, April 21, we are pleased to update you on our plans for an in-person spring Commencement ceremony.   On Saturday, June 12, we will be hosting our in-person commencement events at San Manuel Stadium in San Bernardino, California. Ceremonies are tentatively scheduled for:   9 a.m. […]

California Supplemental Paid Sick Leave

Senate Bill 95, Supplemental Paid Sick Leave (SPSL), recently signed by Governor Newsom, provides immediate COVID-19 paid sick leave to employees, up to 80 hours for full time appointments.

Spring 2021 Commencement Announcement

We invite you to join the University of La Verne’s Spring 2021 Virtual Commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 29, 2021. All four college ceremonies will be live streamed on this day. Ceremony times and details are to be announced.

University COVID-19 Update

I have encouraging news to share with you about the trajectory of the COVID-19 pandemic and the University of La Verne’s plans to safely resume in-person activity at our campuses.

Essential Employee Policy Update

Only authorized employees engaging in essential work that cannot be done remotely may come to campus at this time.

COVID-19 Campus Update

As you know, the coronavirus pandemic continues to shape the way we teach, learn, and do business. Below are several updates on the university’s ongoing response to the pandemic, and on measures we are taking to ensure a safe and successful learning and working environment for the fall and beyond.

2020-21 Academic Year Opening

I hope you had a good summer! I also hope you had time to relax after a challenging spring, and as you prepare for a remote start to the 2020-21 academic year.

Faculty Development and Resources

I hope you are all doing well! As we prepare for a remote fall semester, the Learning Commons team of Academic Success Center (ASC), Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) and Wilson Library has been gathering resources to support you.

Preparing for Remote Instruction

Thank you again for your efforts and agility in navigating through a challenging spring, and in continuing to prepare for the 2020-21 academic year.

La Verne Safe Return Update

After careful consideration of public health data, and given that existing state and county public health guidelines do not allow for on-campus operations, the University of La Verne will now begin the fall semester and term with primarily remote teaching and learning across all campuses, and only essential on-campus operations.

Announcing the La Verne Safe Return Plan

June 30, 2020   Dear University of La Verne Students, Faculty, and Staff, The coronavirus pandemic has challenged each of us to find new ways of thinking, new ways of teaching and learning, and new ways of doing so many things that we long took for granted. This has been an unprecedented and difficult time; however, […]

Finals Options & Recommendation

Dear Faculty: Thank you for your continued efforts on behalf of our students.  The transition to online and remote learning has been extremely taxing for all faculty, and I appreciate your continued efforts as we close out the academic year. Students have also expressed concerns about remote learning during the pandemic. These are compounded by […]

Planning for the Fall

The University of La Verne is planning to phase in appropriate face-to-face and on-campus operations in fall 2020 across all campus locations, while keeping the health and safety of students, faculty, and staff as the top priority.

Fall Planning and Budget Outlook

As the end of the semester approaches, we want to share with you the university’s plans for the summer and coming fiscal year, which begins on July 1.

Summer term and new scholarships

To help students remain on track with their education through the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of La Verne is proud to announce that it will award additional scholarships to all students who enroll in classes for the summer term. We will also teach all summer classes online to ensure a safe and healthy learning and working environment for our students, faculty, and staff.

Updates, Next Steps, and Appreciation

Thank you again for your efforts on behalf of our students and mission. And thank you for your collective wisdom and continued input into our planning.