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The safety, health and well-being 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

Testing Dashboard

View case numbers in San Luis Obispo County, California and the U.S.

Campus Updates

Updated Oct. 14, 2021

10/14/21 - Vaccines and Boosters Available on Campus
Rite Aid is returning to campus this month to administer COVID-19 and flu vaccines, including Pfizer booster shots. Read the full message.
10/7/21 - COVID-19 Employee Testing Program
Cal Poly's COVID-19 Employee Testing Program begins Oct. 11. Employees who who indicated that they are eligible for a medical or religious exemption for vaccination and those who have not reported their vaccinated status will be required to test. Read the full message.
9/20/21 - Welcome Home Mustangs!
President Armstrong welcomes students back and reminds them to follow COVID-19 protocols. Read the full message.
9/13/21 - Campus Pass Guidance for Fall Quarter
All student accessing campus in fall quarter will be required to obtain a campus pass. Here are some suggestions for faculty and staff on how to use this tool. Read the full message.

View previous campus coronavirus updates

View previous weekly coronavirus updates

Face Coverings Requirements for Campus Activity

Cal Poly requires all students, employees and visitors accessing any indoor facility on campus to wear a face covering, regardless of their vaccination status.

Students, employees and visitors to campus may be outside without a face covering, regardless of their vaccination status.

For more information, visit Stay Healthy.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

All SLO County community members ages 12 and older, including Cal Poly students and employees, are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. Campus Health and Wellbeing offers a limited number of COVID-19 vaccine appointments to Cal Poly students at the Health Center (No. 27) on campus.

More appointments are available through local public health department sites, some local pharmacies and other providers. Learn more on our COVID-19 Vaccine page.

Cal Poly Roadmap

For updated information on campuswide operations and more during the COVID-19 pandemic, visit the Cal Poly Roadmap page.

View the Cal Poly Roadmap

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