Community Messages

Find a chronological listing of the messages that have been shared with Oxy students, faculty and staff regarding planning for Summer and Fall 2021. You can also view the archive from Spring 2021.

September 30, 2021

Timely updates on our COVID testing protocols and other related health and safety measures.

September 23, 2021

An update on semester abroad programs as well as independent, non-credit international travel programs for the 2021-22 academic year.

September 1, 2021

We write to provide timely updates on a number of important COVID health and safety measures.

August 25, 2021

As we approach the first day of classes on August 30, the COVID Operations Group provides a number of timely updates on related health and safety measures.

August 13, 2021

A message from President Elam on updates to the College’s COVID-19 testing protocols for the Fall 2021 semester.

August 11, 2021

With the recent increase of the COVID-19 Delta variant, we are updating our Dining Services policies to protect the health and safety of faculty, students and staff.

August 5, 2021

An update on Oxy’s plans for fall, including testing information and answers to some commonly asked questions we’ve heard from the campus community.

August 5, 2021

Our return to in-person instruction is based on a variety of measures to support students and their safety, including our mandatory vaccination policy.

July 29, 2021

Sara Semal offers additional, more specific guidance on COVID-19 testing as it relates to vaccination status and travel.

July 9, 2021

President Elam shares updates to the College’s COVID-19 health and safety protocols, effective Monday, July 12.