The safety, health and wellbeing of all campus community members and visitors is our primary commitment.
Cal Poly is actively monitoring the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19). We are proactively engaged in pandemic planning with our public health partners, including the County of San Luis Obispo Public Health Department and the CDC.
Visit this official Cal Poly coronavirus website often for critical updates and advisories.
COVID-19 Confirmed Cases
As of 3/1/21
* Includes on- and off-campus resident students who have tested through Cal Poly Campus Health and Wellbeing and the university's ongoing testing program.
** For a more detailed breakdown of San Luis Obispo County COVID-19 numbers, please visit the county Public Health Department’s website.
Weekly Campus Updates
Week of march 1 - march 7, 2021
- 2/25/21 – Human Resources shared information with employees 65 and older about San Luis Obispo County now offering vaccines to county residents 65 and older. For more information, see the Feb. 25 message on the Campus Updates page.
As part of the university’s ongoing and collective efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19, the university requires students to comply with all university mandatory ongoing testing requirements and safety and mitigation measures during the COVID-19 pandemic (winter and spring quarter 2021 unless amended). For more information, view the Presidential Order.
State Stay at Home Order Lifted; SLO Returns to Purple Tier
On Monday, Jan. 25, California announced it is lifting the regional stay-at-home order, which in turn, returns San Luis Obispo County to the Widespread Purple Tier under the State’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy. For additional information, visit the County of San Luis Obispo website.
- COVID-19 Vaccine
- Cal Poly is working closely with San Luis Obispo County to explore the feasibility of rolling out the COVID-19 vaccine in the coming months. We will update the COVID-19 Vaccine page with additional information as we finalize our plans and respond to evolving county, state and federal public health guidance.
- Saliva Testing
- Saliva Testing is an innovative, faster way to test for COVID-19. Get details on the new screening program developed by Cal Poly faculty in coordination with Campus Health and Wellbeing.
Cal Poly Roadmap
For updated information on campuswide operations and more during the COVID-19 pandemic, visit the Cal Poly Roadmap page.