Campus Reopening Guidance

We are welcoming you back to campus – slowly, yet safely. Please review the following information prior to arriving on campus. These guidelines may change based on future local, state, or federal guidance, or in response to community outbreaks.

Institution-level Safety Requirements Overview

  • Everyone coming to campus must complete the Qualtrics Survey for each day you are on campus.
  • Everyone must wear a face mask indoors whether vaccinated or not.
  • Unvaccinated employees and students must wear a face mask outdoors if social distancing is not possible.
  • There is no need to practice social distancing inside of our buildings except for shared break rooms or areas while eating.
  • We are mandating COVID-19 vaccinations for students and employees.

See the Institutional Requirements for Return to Campus

  • Individual Colleges/programs and Units/departments may have unique safety requirements. These will be communicated with you through your College/program and/or Unit/department leader.

Employee Information (must be logged into SharePoint)

COVID-19 Vaccine Policy 

See the WesternU COVID-19 Vaccination Program Policy effective July 19th, 2021. Documentation must be submitted to by September 15th, 2021.

Exemption Forms

Already Vaccinated?

Simply take a photo of your vaccine card and email it to In the subject line, write COVID Vaccine. Students, please include your College and class year. Employees, please include your department.

COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall
vaccine syringe

The Coronavirus Response Team held a COVID-19 Vaccine Webinar on May 7, 2021. View the webinar recording and supplemental materials.