Dear Cuesta Community,

I want to provide a very brief update highlighting recent actions based on new guidance issued by California Department of Public Health regarding nonessential public gatherings. Effective immediately, all non-essential public gatherings and events are cancelled through April 12, 2020.

This includes, but is not limited to, athletic competitions, music performances, theatre performances, outreach events, and group campus visits. Details are being added to the events calendar at

You can visit our COVID-19 webpage or by clicking the banner on

Thank you for the kindness, flexibility, and patience that you are demonstrating during this rapidly changing situation.

Jill Stearns, Ph. D.