Effective Oct. 15, all students, employees, and visitors who access Cuesta College campuses and facilities must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test.

Resolution 09-21 approved by the San Luis Obispo County Community College District Board of Trustees established a vaccine requirement for Cuesta College. Students and employees on campus must provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or undergo weekly testing. Visitors must provide proof of vaccination or a negative test within 72 hours of the campus visit. When asked, students, employees, and visitors should be prepared to present a digital pass verified through Cleared4 Cuesta

Current health and safety protocols under the Safe Reopening Plan remain in place for anyone accessing Cuesta College campuses and facilities. Following CDC guidelines, proper face coverings are required in all indoor public areas and shared spaces for everyone, regardless of vaccination status. In alignment with CDC disinfecting protocols, classrooms and office spaces are regularly sanitized. Mobile air filtration units and ion-enhanced ventilation systems have been installed to improve air quality in buildings.


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