COVID-19 News & Resources

Saint Mary's College COVID-19 Information and Resources 

As we conclude this academic year, we commend our faculty, staff and students for coming together as a community to keep everyone healthy and safe despite the ever-changing Covid requirements.

We will continue to plan over the summer to enhance safety protocols, reconfigure campus spaces, and manage campus access.  We look forward to providing our students with an on-campus college experience this Fall 2021.

Please note that there is a new Covid-19 vaccine requirement when returning to campus this Fall 2021. Visit the Vaccine Requirement information page which now includes the frequently asked questions section and resources on how to find and schedule vaccinations. 

This website will continue to be updated with the most current information.



Bay Area Health Officers Support California Face Masking Guidance

The Association of Bay Area Health Officials, representing 12 Bay Area Health Officers and their Local Health Jurisdictions, strongly supports the California Department of Public Health’s strategy to continue with current masking guidance until June 15, when the State will align with the CDC’s updated masking guidance. Read the press release here.

Recent News from CDC about Facial Coverings

At this time, Saint Mary’s is still requiring facial coverings on campus. Students, faculty, staff, and visitors on campus should continue to wear a facial covering unless in their private campus residence or private office. Read more here. 

Covid-19 Vaccines Will Be Required for Fall 2021

Saint Mary’s College is looking forward to welcoming you back to campus for the fall 2021 academic term, with primarily in-person instruction and a complete residential experience. An essential component of providing that experience safely is the requirement that all Saint Mary’s students whose coursework involves in-person instruction be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and report it to the College prior to arriving on campus in the fall. Read more here.

  • COVID vaccines are required for students who are in in-person classes;

Vaccine Requirement FAQ's


The Scoop: 

Getting Connected and Staying Connected at SMC


Review the Library & Tutoring Resources 

Report a Positive COVID-19 Case

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Check this website frequently to stay informed.