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SDSU COVID-19 Emergency Notification

The Coronavirus (COVID-19)

SDSU RequireS boosters for students, Employees

The California State University system announced on Dec. 22, 2021 that all students, faculty and staff in the system will be required to have a COVID-19 booster on file to access campus facilities and programs.

The requirement is effective at SDSU on Jan. 18, 2022, and students and employees will be required to have the COVID-19 booster on file with the university via HealtheConnect. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to speak to their health care provider or locate booster availability online.

Eligible Population for a Booster Shot

All students, faculty and staff are highly encouraged to get a booster shot when they become eligible.

Those currently on an approved religious or medical exemption for the COVID-19 vaccine are still highly encouraged to get vaccinated and, when able, a booster.

Medical or Religious Exemptions 

The CSU COVID-19 vaccination requirement allows for students, faculty and staff to seek an exemption based on medical or religious grounds.

Information on submitting an exemption request can be found online.

COVID-19 Isolation & Quarantine Policy

In accordance with the San Diego County and Imperial County public health orders, San Diego State University updated on June 30, 2022 its isolation and quarantine policy for university students, faculty and staff on the Isolation & Quarantine section of the COVID-19 site.

Please visit this site often as it is updated regularly.

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San Diego State University is planning for mostly in-person instruction and activities for Fall 2021, as aligned with the California State University system, and through a campus-wide model and plan, called SDSU Flex. Read the April 7 campus notice for more information.

The university began slowly repopulating campus with the return of more faculty and staff during spring 2021. This gradual repopulation will continue during the summer.

SDSU is closely monitoring the worldwide situation regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19), declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization. SDSU, in its decision-making regarding COVID-19, follows the guidance of the San Diego County Health and Human Services (HHSA), California Department of Public Health (CDPH), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Department of State.

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Learn More About SDSU Flex

Additional information regarding SDSU's flexible repopulation, instruction and business continuity plan in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

SDSU Flex

HEERF DISCLOSURES

Higher Education Emergency Relief Funding Disclosures

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act was passed by the U.S. Government in the spring of 2020 to provide support in the wake of the coronavirus public health crisis and associated economic fallout. One section of the CARES Act established the Higher Education Emergency Relief fund (HEERF), which provides funding to the nation’s colleges and universities to provide emergency grants to students, as well as reimbursing colleges and universities for a portion of certain unbudgeted costs and lost revenue due to the disruption of campus activities due to the COVID-19 pandemic. San Diego State University was awarded $29,394,934, of which no less than $14,697,467 or 50% was disbursed to Students. SDSU was awarded $2,305,607 under the MSI portion of the HEERF under the CARES Act.

In late December 2020, the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriates Act (CRRSAA) was passed by the U.S. Government to provide additional support as a result of the financial challenges brought on by the ongoing pandemic. Through CRRSAA, SDSU was awarded additional grant funds through the HEERF. SDSU was awarded $14,697,467 in additional Student Aid funds, $31,216,660 in additional Institutional funds, and $3,151,669 in additional MSI funds under CRRSAA. SDSU’s acceptance of the terms of this additional grant was indicated by drawing funds from the grants.

In March 2021, the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) was passed by the U.S. Government to provide additional continued support as a result of the financial challenges brought on by the ongoing pandemic. Through ARPA, SDSU was awarded additional grant funds through the HEERF. SDSU was awarded $40,379,009 in additional Institutional funds, $40,516,163 in additional Student Aid funds, and $5,386,314 in additional MSI funds under ARPA. SDSU’s acceptance of the terms of this additional grant was indicated by drawing funds from the grants.

SDSU has used the Institutional Portion of the HEERF as noted in the Quarterly Budget and Expenditures Reporting form as of June 30, 2022. Prior reports can be found here.

Recent COMMUNICATIONS

The following earlier e-mail messages have been shared with the SDSU campus community and include some of the university's targeted communications:

COVID-19 Points of Contact

SDSU has designated individuals who are responsible for responding to COVID-19 concerns. Please reach out to [email protected] for questions about vaccination and clearance and [email protected] for more general COVID-19 concerns.


 


 


 

Hala Madanat, Ph.D.

Hala Madanat, Ph.D.
Interim Vice President for Research and Innovation
Distinguished Professor, School of Public Health

Jessica Rentto, J.D.

Jessica Rentto, J.D.
Title IX Coordinator
Associate Vice President, Business and Financial Affairs

Eric Hansen

Eric J. Hansen, M.B.A., Ph.D.
Associate Vice President - Business OperationsBusiness

Libby Skiles, Ed.D.

Libby Skiles, Ed.D.
Student Health Services Director