Loggers care about the community and each other. By following these required safety protocols, we are all doing our part to slow the spread of COVID-19 and keep our community safe.

University of Puget Sound is designated as a fully vaccinated campus according to the Washington State Department of Health recommendations for institutions of higher education. All campus members are required to provide proof of COVID-19 primary series and booster vaccination or an approved medical or religious exemption to participate in campus activities.

Updates & Announcements

Updated COVID-19 policies

On Sept. 8, 2022, Governor Inslee announced that all remaining COVID-19 emergency proclamations and the COVID-19 state of emergency for Washington state will end by Oct. 31. As a result, Puget Sound has updated a number of policies and procedures related to COVID-19. Highlights include:

  • Effective immediately, we will no longer require a negative antigen test to leave isolation after day six for individuals who are asymptomatic or have mild symptoms, in alignment with Washington State DOH and CDC isolation guidelines.
  • Effective Nov. 1, we will lift all remaining restrictions on visitors to campus.

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COVID-19 Booster Vaccine Clinic Oct. 13

Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department, in cooperation with Counseling, Health, and Wellness Services, will host a COVID-19 booster vaccine clinic on campus Thursday, Oct. 13, 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Bivalent booster doses of Pfizer and Moderna vaccines will be offered, as well as monovalent primary doses. This clinic is open to all campus members and to the public. Walk-ins welcome, or sign up for an appointment. Questions? Email contacttracing@pugetsound.edu.

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