Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates & Information for Olivet University

UPDATE FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2022-2023

Olivet University welcomes back students to a new academic year while adjusting campus protocols that are better aligned with the current public health conditions. COVID-19 vaccinations have been readily available as restrictions have been eased on public gatherings including face covering requirements and social distancing for vaccinated individuals. Olivet University will continue to monitor the developments during the pandemic and employ best practices in order to ensure safety for all Olivet University constituents.

INDOOR MASKING PROTOCOLS

With the beginning of Fall quarter, indoor masking will be encouraged but no longer required on campus. Masks and hand sanitizers will still be available to all Olivet University students and constituents on campus upon request to Student Affairs.

QUARANTINE PROTOCOLS

For those who have tested positive for COVID-19, Olivet University will follow CDC quarantine requirements for both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals. Individuals will be isolated or quarantined as per compliance to required procedures.

Last updated: August 2022

Best practices are encouraged to protect the health of everyone on campus.
For students seeking to receive COVID-19 tests, they may contact OU’s Student Affairs Department for more information. Students may also contact CVS, urgent care, or primary care providers for asssitance.

Olivet University is monitoring the health conditions across its campuses. If a positive COVID-19 case does arise, OU will follow CDC quarantine requirements for both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals. Individuals will be isolated or quarantined as per compliance to required procedures.

OU constituents who plan to travel on and off campus may find more information below:

INFORMATION FOR TRAVEL

US CITIZEN
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/international-travel-during-covid19.html

NON US CITIZEN
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/noncitizens-US-air-travel.html

INFORMATION ON HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF AND OTHERS
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/prevention.html

Last updated: April 1, 2020

In compliance to Riverside County Orders, Olivet University will be closed from March 15, 2020 through June 19, 2020, pending further order of the Public Health Officer.

The University will still be available via phone and email to address any questions. See below to view the original County Orders:

4/01/2020 Order to close all schools, community colleges, colleges and universities from March 16, 2020 through June 19, 2020.
https://www.riversideca.gov/press/information-regarding-covid-19-coronavirus

More Information regarding the Closing of Schools can be found here.
https://www.riversideca.gov/sites/default/files/press/pdf/April%201%20_Order.pdf

To ensure the safety and health of students, faculty and staff at Olivet University during the coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency, the school will continue monitoring the situation and follow the guidelines from county public health authorities.

To limit the spread of COVID-19 in accordance with the latest county policy, the following policies will be in effect.

If you live in or have recently been in an area with ongoing spread of COVID-19, have been in close contact with a person with or suspected to have COVID-19 and are experiencing the below symptoms, please seek medical attention immediately:

As a precaution to protect healthy bodies from COVID-19, it is important that everyone on campus follow the most current guidelines:

For more information on COVID19:

* Riverside University Health System, Public Health (https://www.rivcoph.org/coronavirus)
* California Department of Public Health (https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/Immunization/ncov2019.aspx)
* Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html)
* California Department of Education (https://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/he/hn/coronavirus.asp)
* U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) (https://www.ice.gov/covid19)
* New York State Department of Health (https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/home)
* New York Department of Education (http://www.nysed.gov)

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