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SCU is committed to keeping our campus healthy and informed of significant new developments. We are working with the local Santa Clara County Public Health Department (SCCPHD) and will share any new information as it arises.
Frequently Asked Questions
CARES Act Relief Fund
Students can now apply. Learn what the eligibility requirements are and how to receive assistance.
- COVID-19-related student financial aid through the federal CARES Act may be available. Students are urged to go to Santa Clara's CARES Act Relief Fund FAQ page to learn about eligibility, application, and available amounts. The funds are limited and will be disbursed on a rolling basis. Students are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
- Santa Clara County's health officer issued an , while loosening restrictions on some industries such as construction, provided they follow safety protocols.
- The University has worked out a plan for a staged and orderly move-out that will comply with Santa Clara County Public Health Department . Students who reside within 50 miles of SCU will have the opportunity to retrieve their personal belongings between May 12 and May 25. Please review this information for more details.
- In addition to the commencement ceremonies which will be rescheduled, we will confer our degrees virtually to our undergraduates on Saturday, June 13. More details on this virtual celebration will be forthcoming. A working group of students, faculty, and staff continues to meet to work on plans for an in-person undergraduate commencement ceremony at a later date.
Confirmed Cases: To keep our Santa Clara community appropriately informed about the total number of students, faculty, and staff members who have tested positive for COVID-19, the university is providing a regularly updated tally of confirmed cases.
Classes: On March 16, President Kevin O’Brien, S.J., announced that classes and exams will continue to be held online until the end of the spring quarter.
The SPRING QUARTER start and end date for undergraduates has not changed: it will be March 30–June 5 with the final exam period June 8 - June 11. During the quarter, we have designated the period from March 30 - April 7 as Instructional Preparation time for faculty and students so we can be successful when classes resume fully online on April 8 for undergraduates, and so both faculty and students can succeed in the temporary conversion of our high-quality, personalized, whole-person Jesuit tradition to a virtual format. During the Instructional Preparation period, students may be asked to engage in educational activities such as reviewing course expectations, reading assigned texts, completing assigned work, working on problem sets, watching videos, setting up their technology, and preparing other necessary supplies. Students will need to regularly monitor communications from their professors.
At the graduate level, spring term start and end dates will vary by School.
We have prepared a set of frequently asked questions with information on conducting classes online or remotely.
Student Housing: On March 17, the University took effect on March 31. As a result, the previously announced dates of May 1–8 for students to return to campus to retrieve belongings has been canceled. New dates will be announced pending guidance from Santa Clara County and the State of California. See the FAQ for more details.
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Events and Athletics: All on-campus events, including Athletics, have been canceled until June 30, in response to continuing County and State shelter-in-place orders.
Email Questions: In addition to sending regular email updates, we established an email address for anyone with specific questions: covid19@. A previously established phone hotline is no longer being manned due to the .
Additional Cleaning: To reduce the likelihood of any virus transmission, University Operations has since early March been employing extra antiviral deep cleaning procedures in areas of high touch or contact.
Communication to Students: Students are urged to check their email regularly and come back to this website regularly for the latest updates.
Communication to Parents: Parents are being provided with updates via email. Those who previously opted out of receiving University e-mails may opt-in by going to the Parent Communications Email Sign Up page.
Following the , SCU's Emergency Operations Center and Infectious Disease Task Force teams are meeting frequently to continue to plan for potential impacts to campus operations.
Instructional Continuity and Classes
The Instructional Continuity website provides resources to support instruction and academic progress. Individuals who need assistance in this area can contact Brian Larkin, Instructional Technology Manager, at blarkin@. For support using the Camino LMS contact the Camino support team at caminosupport@ or 408-551-3572.
Cowell Health Center
The Cowell Health Center is open from 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m., Monday-Friday. All students will first engage in a telehealth appointment. If a student needs to meet with a provider they will be referred to a nearby provider or urgent care. Local (resident) students may be given an appointment time to come into the Cowell Center.
Medical, counseling, and psychiatry appointments are conducted via Zoom or over the phone. New patients can be seen for medical concerns, medical illnesses can be assessed, and prescriptions can be written via Zoom. New clients seeking mental health care will first be given a triage appointment via Zoom or over the phone.
Faculty and staff should consult with their primary care physician for advice and guidance.
Guidance for International Travelers
We encourage all SCU international travelers to stay informed before commencing travel and take the following steps:
- In keeping with the University International Travel Policy, all faculty and staff are required to register university-sponsored international travel.
- Register on-line with the US Embassy abroad prior to departure via the
- Refer to , including Travel Advisories and alerts
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- Identify and abide by all required visa, health insurance, and vaccination/medication information for the specific travel location(s)
- Remain knowledgeable via relevant news sources regarding changing health and safety conditions on site prior to departure and be prepared to make adjustments to ensure health and safety, as needed
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Students, faculty, and staff affected by the new restrictions should contact their professors, department chair, or immediate supervisor to make arrangements. Faculty and staff should also contact Human Resources to coordinate remote work, leave, and workplace coverage arrangements.
How to Self-Isolate:
CDC recommends anyone returning from countries with a CDC Level 3 Travel Warning self-isolate for 14 days from your last day in that country. The self-isolation recommendation currently does not apply in general to travelers who only transit through an airport in one of these countries.
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