LMU Together: A Path Forward
Welcome, Lions! Your health and well-being are our paramount priorities as we deliver our distinctive Catholic, Jesuit, and Marymount educational experience in the pandemic era. We invite you to explore this website for the latest updates on how our community is coming together to reopen our university virtually, remotely, and when safe, in person. We are #LMUTogether.
- HR Updates on Vaccinations, Return to Work and Furloughs
- Campus Now Open to All Registered Students
- Fall 2021 Study Abroad Update
- Commencement Update
- COVID Dashboard
- See Previous Updates
Plans and Protocols
As we adhere to evolving public health guidelines, we have reimagined every aspect of the LMU experience to safeguard your health and safety. In collaboration and alignment with public health authorities, our plans and protocols will keep you safe as we teach, learn, study, work, and thrive together. Review Campus Safety Protocols here.
Please note: Students, faculty, staff, contractors, and visitors, who have approved campus access, must submit their Lion Health Check daily before arriving on campus or leaving their on-campus residence.
Need-to-Know A-Z Index
COVID Safety: Guidelines for a
The following requirements will guide schools and departments in developing plans tailored to their operational needs while ensuring the wellbeing of our campus community.
We have established protocols to keep at least six feet of space between individuals in all community spaces.
All community members are required to wear face coverings in all public and shared environments on campus.
Reducing the risk of exposure to COVID-19 by disinfection and cleanliness is a critical to reopening our campus.
To facilitate self monitoring, the university has developed Lion Health Check, a symptom tracker that community members and visitors must complete daily before coming to campus.
Units will develop a communication plan for providing essential information and training to community members and visitors who will occupy and visit their facilities.
Our priority is the health of students, faculty and staff, especially the most vulnerable. We are committed to fostering a community wellness, awareness and flexibility.
HEERF Grant & CARES Act
The Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds II (HEERF 2.0) provides federal emergency financial aid assistance to students for expenses related to COVID-19 as stipulated by the U.S. Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act signed into law December 27, 2020. HEERF 2.0 Emergency Relief Grant funding is one-time funding divided between undergraduate, graduate, and professional students based on the percentage of enrollment.
Information about eligibility and how to receive the Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds II (HEERF 2.0) can be found on the Financial Aid website.
The CARES Act
CARES Act Emergency Relief Grant Fund is no longer available. Any remaining CARES funding has been reallocated into HEERF 2.0 funds. Please refer back to Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds II (HEERF 2.0) FAQs. You can find the archived CARES information here.
Ready for Spring
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