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Prepared SCU
Guide for Students

Prepared SCU: Stay Safe, Stay Healthy

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Health & Safety

Critical protocols that we all must follow to keep safe and healthy.

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The learning environment, academic resources, and our mini-course on virtual learning.

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Campus Life

 A wide offering of virtual events, leagues, and recreational activities to enrich your experience.

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 Tuition & Financial Aid

The latest updates and information on SCU's tuition and financial aid policies.

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Student Services

Resources and support for our students, including health services, counseling and psychological services, and career fairs.

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Housing & Dining 

The SCU residential experience and grab-n-go dining options.

Virtual Welcome Kit

Everything you need to share your Bronco pride: GIFs, Zoom backgrounds, Instagram story filters, and more!

What to Know Before Coming to Campus

In order to create a safer campus environment for students, faculty, and staff, we continue to implement the following health protocols. Please note that SCU reserves the right to maintain more restrictive provisions than Santa Clara County.

  1. Mandatory Daily Symptom Check. Students (living on or off campus) coming to campus are required to complete our Daily Symptom Tracker. Students must download the SCU Mobile App to access the Daily Symptom Tracker via their mobile device. 
  2. Testing. Students living on campus or coming to campus for classes or any other purpose are required to get tested weekly for COVID-19. Testing is provided on campus at no cost to students. Testing is available Monday through Wednesday from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., at two testing centers on campus: Benson Memorial Center (Williman Room) and Lucas Hall Room 126.
  3. Behavior. Students are expected to commit to the Bronco COVID-19 Pact and thereby:
    • Pledge to follow state, county, and University guidelines
    • Participate in SCU’s COVID-19 contact tracing program
    • Wear face coverings at all times on campus—indoors and outdoors 
    • Practice social distancing (6-feet minimum) at all times—indoors and outdoors
    • Refrain from visiting other residence halls, hosting guests, or using common spaces while living on-campus
  4. Reporting. Any student who is tested by an off-campus facility and receives a positive result —with or without symptoms, no matter where they live— is asked to report their positive case to 408-554-5100. If a student is tested through the campus system, the result will automatically be reported to the University. The information collected is confidential and will be used to inform campus departments handling SCU’s COVID-19 response and to ensure students have the support and resources they may need.
  5. Consequences for Violations. Failing to comply with our collective commitment to safety efforts during the pandemic is a serious violation of the Student Conduct Code, and its full range of disciplinary actions applies to all students living on or off campus.

Community of Care

Broncos, we all play a vital role in preventing outbreaks that can endanger the health of our community. Failure to prevent or limit these outbreaks will push plans for a phased and safe reopening of campus further out of view. Thank you for doing your part to keep our community safe, as well as your families and loved ones back home.

We all must commit to doing our part to keep our community safe and healthy, including:

Wash hands regularly

Follow social distancing guidelines

Wear face coverings inside and outside

Sanitize and wipe down surfaces

COVID-19 Information and FAQs

Answers to your frequently asked questions, information on financial assistance, and the latest campus messages and stories.

COVID-19 Information and FAQs