Health & Safety (COVID-19) Resources & Campus Guidelines

Updated November 1, 2023

As we have regathered for the fall term, If you are an employee or student, we continue to follow the protocols established by the Santa Clara County Public Health department and the California Department of Industrial Relations.  November 1 through April 30 is the Designated Winter Respiratory Virus Period when local or institutional data suggest high risk to patients, students or employees.

Particle air purifiers with MERV-13 or better air filtration capabilities have been distributed around campus.

Please click on the links below to learn about the current mask requirements and guidelines for the PAU campuses.

Both students and employees are required to report either a positive COVID-19 test and/or an exposure to a confirmed case of COVID-19. Please report your exposure or positive test to

PAU's approach to health and safety measures include:

In the event we experience a significant resurgence of COVID-19 infections, we may choose to implement any or all of the following health and safety measures:

  • Require face coverings in all classes, labs and libraries.

  • Require face coverings on campus at all times.

While we hope that we are not put in a position to have to reinstate these more stringent measures, we are prepared to do what it takes to create a safer and healthier environment for our campus community over the coming months.

We will continue to provide updates through our COVID-19 website.