Daily Update for Faculty With Information on Building Access and Closures
LMU continues to monitor the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) and is working diligently to safeguard the safety and well-being of our community. Please visit LMU’s Coronavirus Website (Accessible; En Español) for the latest information.
Building Access and Closures
In support of the health and wellbeing of community members who must continue to work on campus and our continuing residents, we are limiting access to our Westchester and Playa Vista campuses. Academic and administrative buildings will remain accessible until Thursday, March 19 at 6 p.m. for individuals to gather belongings in support of remote work and online instruction. Until further notice, all academic and administrative buildings (those with hard key and One Card access) will be closed and locked. The only exception is University Hall, which will remain accessible from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. to facilitate mail and package pick-up from the distribution center and other essential functions. University Hall will only be accessible through the parking garage. If you require access after buildings close on Thursday, March 19 at 6 p.m., please submit a request to your Dean or Vice President. Public Safety will notify your Dean or Vice President if the exception can be accommodated.
Human Resources Updates
Human Resources has updated the Remote Work guidance, Payroll information and Benefits available to staff and faculty. Please take a moment to visit Working Through COVID-19 for the most updated information on work, pay and benefits.
Free E-Textbooks for Faculty and Students
Barnes and Noble Education has partnered with VitalSource to provide a number of e-textbooks for free to LMU faculty and students through the end of the spring semester. Please visit bookshelf.vitalsource.com to create an account using your lmu.edu or lls.edu email address. Visit the VitalSource FAQs
Distribution Center Updates
The Campus Business Center will close beginning Monday, March 23. Campus residents who need to pick up mail after this date should contact the Distribution Center directly at email@example.com to schedule mail retrieval or arrange for mail forwarding.
- All outgoing mail must be delivered to the Distribution Center for processing. Only mail that is pre-stamped or has a departmental budget code or label will be accepted.
- As a reminder, department representatives may stop by the Distribution Center during normal business hours to retrieve departmental mail and packages.
Athletics Season Ticket Refunds
LMU Athletics is offering a full refund to baseball season ticket holders for the 2020 season. In alignment with decisions by the NCAA and West Coast Conference, LMU has canceled the remainder of all spring competitions as a COVID-19 precaution. To receive a refund, fans should call the LMU ticket office at 424.226.2192 or email Kyle.Knickerbocker@lmu.edu prior to May 29, 2020.
Our campuses are operating with limited services.
- LMU Westchester Main Campus: Operations are reduced to essential services.
- LMU Playa Vista Campus: LMUPVC is closed except to faculty and staff with access. LMUPVC shuttles are temporarily closed. Services will resume when LMUPVC reopens at normal operations.
- LMU Loyola Law School Campus: LLS is closed to all but essential staff.
Department of Public Safety Available 24/7
If you have visited a country affected by COVID-19, are currently being tested, or have tested positive for COVID-19, please contact the Department of Public Safety immediately at 310.338.2893. This is to ensure LMU can take the necessary precautions to limit any exposure or provide guidance for those returning from international travel to ensure adherence to travel advisories.
Please continue to check the Coronavirus Website and FAQs to answer any questions you may have. If you cannot answer your question there or if there is other information you would like to see in our advisories, please complete this form.