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 4/13/21
* Includes on- and off-campus resident students who have tested through Cal Poly Campus Health and Wellbeing and the university’s ongoing testing program, as well as on-campus resident students who have tested positive via off-campus testing sites.
** 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 April 12 - april 18, 2021
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.
SLO Moves to Red Tier
On Tuesday, March 2, San Luis Obispo County announced that it is moving into the red tier under the State’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy. The county was previously in the purple tier. For additional information, visit the County of San Luis Obispo website.
- COVID-19 Vaccine
- All SLO County community members ages 16 and older, including current employees and students, are currently eligible for COVID-19 vaccine appointments through San Luis Obispo County’s Vaccine Appointment Registry. Some local pharmacies also offer COVID-19 vaccine appointments to certain groups. You can find registration links, learn about what documents to bring, and find transportation resources on the COVID-19 Vaccine page.
- 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.