Campus Events Guidelines

Masked and/or socially distanced students attend an outdoor graduation ceremony


Effective April 1, 2022, requirements for vaccination verification or proof of negative test for Indoor and Outdoor Mega Events will be lifted.

Current Event Recommendations

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Mega Events
  • Indoors: Crowds greater than 1,000
    Examples: conventions/conferences/expos/sporting events and concerts
  • Outdoors: Crowds greater than 10,000
    Examples: music or food festivals/car shows/large endurance events and marathons/parades/sporting events and concerts
Vaccine Verification / Negative Testing
  • Not required.
Capacity Limitations
  • No restrictions.
Physical Distancing
  • No restrictions.
Face Coverings
  • Starting March 28, face coverings will not be required in most indoor settings for students, employees and visitors, regardless of vaccination status.
  • All campus community members and visitors must continue to wear a face covering in certain settings, regardless of vaccination status: health care settings including the Health Center and COVID-19 testing site, and public transit including Mustang Shuttle.
  • Not required in outdoor settings, regardless of vaccination status.
  • Get more information and additional guidance, including exemptions.
University Travel
  • Students, staff and faculty can get information at Poly Travel
Guests to Cal Poly (including speakers)

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