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Return to Campus: Employees

Cal State LA continues to support the University community’s return to campus with health and safety as our top priority. This page will continue to be updated as more information becomes available.

Keeping Cal State LA Safe and Healthy

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Employee Vaccination Verification

Students, faculty, and staff are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and receive a booster. Employees may verify their vaccination status by logging into the MyCalStateLA portal, clicking HRM, and clicking on the COVID-19 Employee Self-Certification button. You will then confirm your vaccination status and upload supporting documentation. Find FAQ about the vaccination requirement on Health Watch.

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COVID-19 Safety Training for Employees

We recommend the COVID-19 safety training for employees who are working on campus.

Health Self-Screening

All Cal State LA employees shall conduct a self-screening for COVID-19 symptoms before arriving on campus.


Learn about the California State University’s COVID-19 vaccination requirement for students, faculty, and staff.

Hazard Incident Report

Report an unsafe condition or violation of any health and safety related campus policies.

Frequently Asked Questions


Do I need to wear a face mask while working on campus? What kind do I need to wear?

Masks are required indoors. Masks are strongly recommended outdoors in crowded settings. Faculty and staff must wear surgical masks or higher-level PPE such as N95 respirators or KN95 and KF94 masks while indoors on campus. Surgical masks and higher-level PPE offer greater protection than cloth masks.

Effective October 1, the University is easing mask protocols on campus to reflect the changing nature of the COVID-19 pandemic. Under the new protocols, masks will be required in classrooms, labs, and the Student Health Center. Masks will no longer be required in other indoor spaces, such as the University Library, offices, hallways, eateries, and other non-classroom spaces on campus. Students, faculty, staff, and visitors are always welcome to wear a mask. Learn more about face masks.

Surgical masks are located in dispensers throughout campus. N95 respirators are available upon request. You can request an N95 respirator on the Risk Management and EHS website using the N95 Respirator Request Form (Online).


Are COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters required?

Yes. The CSU requires COVID-19 vaccinations. This means that Cal State LA faculty, staff and students must certify that they are vaccinated and boosted or request a medical or religious exemption. The requirement is mandatory. Find more information in our COVID-19 Vaccination FAQ.