Covid Announcements

Thursday, Oct 14
As we approach fall break and the holiday season, it is important to keep in mind to practice safe and responsible positive health behaviors while on campus and while away if traveling.
Wednesday, Oct 06
The Dons Health Check health survey is required each day you are on campus.
Tuesday, Sep 28
As we approach fall break and the Thanksgiving holiday, it is important to keep in mind that part of your duty and responsibility is practicing healthy and safe behaviors while on campus and while away.
Tuesday, Sep 21
Today, I am pleased to share with you details on grants that will be distributed to eligible USF students through the American Rescue Plan (ARP), a program of the U.S. Department of Education’s Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (HEERF).
Friday, Sep 03
I write to inform you that after much deliberation, the university has made the difficult decision to postpone this year’s Family Weekend, originally scheduled for Oct. 1–3.
Friday, Aug 27
Thank you for your patience and understanding as we adjust precautions and safety procedures in response to the evolving public health situation.
Thursday, Aug 19
As of Aug. 20, San Francisco will require businesses — including universities — to obtain proof of vaccination from their patrons and employees in order to go inside those facilities.
Thursday, Aug 19
As of Aug. 20, San Francisco will require businesses — including universities — to obtain proof of vaccination from their patrons and employees in order to go inside those facilities.
Friday, Aug 06
In planning for the semester, we continue to focus on doing everything we can to keep our entire community — students, faculty, staff, parents, family members, and visitors — as safe and comfortable as possible.
Thursday, Jul 29
USF now requires that everyone, regardless of vaccination status, wear face coverings indoors for the foreseeable future.
Tuesday, Jul 20
In communicating to students, faculty, staff, and campus visitors about our COVID-19 policies and protocols, the University of San Francisco continues to comply with the requirements and guidance from the CDC and Cal/OSHA.
Wednesday, Jul 07
With a number of significant announcements from the city and state in the last few weeks, we are pleased to share updates to policies and protocols that will guide campus life this fall.
Monday, Jun 14
As part of our return to campus, Human Resources is pleased to be launching our new COVID-19 "Staying Healthy" course for all staff, faculty, and students.
Monday, May 24
Vaccination of everyone who works at USF is critical to preventing the spread of COVID-19 and the return to regular, in-person experiences on our campuses.
Monday, May 24
Vaccines are crucial to having a safe, healthy environment at USF and in our broader community. We encourage you to get a vaccine as soon as you are able to do so.
Wednesday, May 12
On behalf of the Academic Spaces Working Group, we are pleased to announce increased and streamlined access to individual study spaces at the Gleeson Library, Zief Library, and Downtown Campus.
Friday, Apr 30
As you know, we are committed to and preparing for a primarily in-person fall semester, and we continue to work closely with the San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH) in regard to COVID-19 safety measures.
Thursday, Apr 01
I write to update you about questions that have emerged while we continue with remote instruction and plan for in-person instruction this fall.
Tuesday, Mar 16
As USF made the decision to continue remote learning during spring 2021 and return to campus when risk has diminished, the provost and deans have approved access to the Pass (P) grade option for after the posting of grades.
Friday, Mar 12
We are eager to welcome you to campus this fall and are working closely with the San Francisco Department of Public Health to keep your health and wellbeing at the center of our preparations.