Update Following Emergency Orders From CA and LA Safe at Home Directive


California, Los Angeles County, and the City of Los Angeles issued Stay at Home and Safer at Home emergency orders earlier this evening. Please note that specific exceptions apply to educational institutions; accordingly, we have consulted with public authorities and share the updates and clarifications below that safeguard the health of our community and comply with new requirements.

What is Not Changing

  • All virtual and remote instruction will begin as planned on Monday, March 23.
  • Faculty and staff are to remain home, except for those who support essential services and who were already assigned to report to campus. Further guidance will be provided next week.
  • Students may continue moving out during their approved time slots, unless otherwise exempted by Student Housing. Please note: (1) In an effort to ensure the wellbeing of students moving out and those who will remain on campus, we designed an orderly check-out process that observes social distancing; (2) LMU Parking and Transportation will temporarily allow students to park in close proximity to their campus residences to facilitate move-out.
  • All community members on campus are advised to follow social distancing protocols by staying at least six feet away from others.

What Is Changing

  • Campus access is limited to (1) residents; (2) students and families who are moving out; (3) employees who provide essential services.
  • The LMU Drive entrance will be limited to active OneCard holders and those assisting students with move-out. The Loyola Boulevard entrance is closed until further notice.
  • Burns Recreation Center is closed until further notice. Access for locker cleanout is no longer available.
  • All campus residents must comply with L.A.’s Safer at Home guidelines

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