Fall 2021 FAQ

Will COVID-19 vaccination be required?

L.A. County Department of Public Health has yet to provide guidelines around vaccination. Continuing developments will be monitored and the community will be updated as soon as possible. APU will utilize measures that prioritize the health and safety of our students, employees, and local communities.

What will the classroom experience look like? Will social distancing, wearing a cloth face covering, and remote learning still be a component of the experience?

Public health officials credit adherence to physical distancing and mask wearing as key components to curbing community transmission along with vaccination. Continued social distancing protocols are anticipated and will be contingent upon available protections against continued community spread, including among other things reaching signs of immunity, social distancing, sanitization, and face coverings. Increased detail will be provided as we approach the Fall semester and specific guidelines are outlined.

Will large gatherings/meetings be permitted?

It is expected that gathering sizes will still be capped as continued social distancing protocols are anticipated. We expect that gathering protocols will incorporate available protections against continued widespread transmission of viruses. Increased detail will be provided as we approach the Fall semester and specific guidelines are outlined.

Will I still be able to work from home?

Continued social distancing protocols are anticipated and will incorporate available protections against continued widespread transmission of viruses. This will determine whether a staged return of employees is necessitated with continued work from home. Increased detail will be provided as we approach the Fall semester and specific guidelines are outlined.

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