The University of La Verne is closely following all state and local COVID-19 public health guidelines to ensure the safest possible environment.
Frequently asked questions for new and continuing students are below.
- Question What do I do if I've tested positive for COVID-19, have COVID-19 symptoms, or have been exposed to COVID-19
If you have tested positive for COVID-19 or have COVID-19 symptoms, please stay home and submit a COVID-19 Information Report.
For additional information, visit the COVID-19 Containment and Response Guidelines web page.
- Question Do I have to be vaccinated for COVID-19?
Effective March 1, 2023, the University of La Verne will not require, but highly encourages all individuals, students, and employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19 and to keep their vaccines up to date.
- Question Do I have to wear a mask on campus?
All students, faculty, staff, guests, and vendors are strongly encouraged to wear masks in indoor and outdoor public settings regardless of vaccine status.
No person can be prevented from wearing a mask as a condition of participation in a university activity or entry to a building, classroom, or laboratory.
- Question Are campuses and buildings open?
Buildings and offices are open during normal operating hours and common spaces are available for use.
- Question What if I have a medical condition or disability that makes coming to campus problematic?
Vulnerable students (those with chronic health conditions, pregnant, over age 65) who are unable to be vaccinated and students requiring American with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodations may request accommodations through the Accessibility Services. Students are encouraged to discuss any concerns with their healthcare providers and make appropriate decisions about returning to campus face-to-face.
- Question Are the residence halls open?
Yes, and we continue to accept housing applications for both single and shared rooms. Additional information is available on the COVID-19 Residence Hall Guidelines web page.
- Question The university has notified me that I must be tested for COVID-19. What do I do?
Information on COVID-19 testing, including testing locations, is available on the COVID-19 Testing Guidelines web page.
- Question I am a new incoming student and I have additional questions. Who can help me?
Your admission counselor can help answer any questions you have. If you don’t know your admission counselor, you can contact the Office of Admission.
First year traditional undergraduates: email@example.com
La Verne campus graduate programs: firstname.lastname@example.org
Regional campus and online programs: email@example.com
- Question What should I do if I feel very stressed and need help?
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) has resources to help. Visit the CAPS website for information.