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Reopening LMU: 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.

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Latest Updates

Reopening Plan

As we adhere to evolving public health guidelines, we are reimagining every aspect of the LMU experience to safeguard your health and safety. In collaboration and alignment with public health authorities, our plans and protocols seek to keep you safe as we teach, learn, study, work, and thrive together. We are sharing a lot with you, so we recommend consulting our FAQs and A-Z Index, which we designed to answer your questions. We also welcome more questions as we are continuously updating and improving this website.

Please note: Students, faculty, staff, contractors, and visitors, who have approved campus access, must take their temperature and submit their Lion Health Check daily before arriving to campus or leaving their on-campus residence. Learn more here.

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COVID Safety: Guidelines for a
Safer Campus

The following requirements will guide schools and departments in developing plans tailored to their operational needs while ensuring the wellbeing of our campus community.

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Physical Distancing

We have established protocols to keep at least six feet of space between individuals in all community spaces.

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Face Coverings

All community members are required to wear face coverings in all public and shared environments on campus.

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Disinfection & Cleanliness

Reducing the risk of exposure to COVID-19 by disinfection and cleanliness is a critical to reopening our campus.

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Testing & Monitoring

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.

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Office Communications

Units will develop a communication plan for providing essential information and training to community members and visitors who will occupy and visit their facilities. 

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Protecting the Most Vulnerable

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.


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The CARES Act Emergency Relief Grant Fund provides federal emergency financial aid assistance to students for expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to COVID-19 as stipulated by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act signed into law March 27, 2020. The CARES Act 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 CARES Act Emergency Relief Grant can be found on the Financial Aid website.

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