UWest Health Alert


UWest Health Alert

UPDATE March 12, 2020

There are still no identified cases of COVID-19 on our campus or in the immediate community. However, the university has made the decision to suspend on campus instruction effective March 16 and transition to remote instruction so that students can safely continue their learning.



  • March 16 and 17: all classes are cancelled as faculty transition to new platforms.
  • March 18: remote instruction begins.
  • April 12: tentative return to on campus classes, if it is safe to do so.

能借钱炒股吗Some courses are not suitable for remote instruction and will continue to meet on campus. In these cases, the practices associated with social distancing will be implemented. 

  • Facilities are available for students who do not have appropriate technology or study space off campus, including the Student Success Center, computer lab, and the library. 
  • A transition team is in place to assist faculty to make the move to remote instruction. Contact IT for training or other assistance. 
  • Students and faculty will receive additional information regarding their classes via email.



  • The campus, including the Library and all offices will be open for business as usual.
  • Residence and Dining Halls will remain open.
  • The Cafe will be closed effective Monday, March 16 until further notice.
  • Campus and student events scheduled on or after March 16 are suspended until further notice.
  • All travel using university resources is suspended; no new requests will be approved until further notice.
  • The community should check this site and their email regularly for updates. We stand ready to support our students and faculty during this challenging time.


能借钱炒股吗The university continues to monitor the situation as it evolves and will make adjustments as needed.  We understand that these changes may cause hardship. We take this step because we are convinced that it is the best way to protect our community, as well as the socially responsible thing to do to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in the greater community. Please be assured that we are doing everything possible to allow the university to continue supporting teaching and learning for our UWest community.  The education, health, and welfare of our UWest community – Students, Faculty, and Staff – is our number one priority.





UPDATE March 11, 2020

能借钱炒股吗The state of California and the Los Angeles County Health Department have declared a state of emergency in regards to the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), with several cases now confirmed throughout Los Angeles and Orange Counties.

This is a developing situation and the university continues to monitor the spread of COVID-19 and its implications. Currently there are no known cases (confirmed or suspected) of this virus on our campus. 

能借钱炒股吗UWest is developing appropriate responses for various scenarios that may arise related to COVID-19, as well as implementing new procedures to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 on our campus. 


  • The university continues to track this situation closely and is following the for institutions of higher education.
  • The university’s Safety Committee has met to put plans in place to respond to the situation. 
  • The university is reviewing whether there is a need to move our classes online or provide remote instruction for a period of time.
  • Students, faculty, and staff who are ill are being asked to stay home and seek medical care, especially if they have a cough or high fever. Individuals may communicate via email with supervisors, coworkers, and professors to let them know they are sick.

能借钱炒股吗NOTE: Students who live on campus will receive additional information specific to the residence and dining halls.

  • Faculty are asked to make needed accommodations and support students who may be impacted by COVID-19 so that they can complete their coursework. 
  • Supervisors are encouraged to make their best efforts to support employees who may be impacted by COVID-19 so that they can meet work requirements. 
  • Students, staff, and faculty will not be penalized for staying home if they are sick. Employees and students who are ill should confirm COVID-19 with their regular physician and get clearance from their doctor before returning to campus. The university will make appropriate accommodations for students and employees who are impacted due to childcare or other family obligations related to COVID-19.     
  • The academic team is working with faculty to ensure appropriate accommodations can be made for individuals affected by COVID-19 and to maintain instructional continuity in the event that the situation requires a larger disruption of classes. 
  • Campus Cleanliness: to reduce the likelihood of any transmission, the university has initiated a plan to disinfect high traffic areas around campus more often, including library computers, classroom desks, and other shared equipment. In addition, hand sanitizer is being made available throughout campus.  
  • The CDC has with additional information about COVID-19. Faculty and staff may post this information in their offices, classrooms, and throughout campus.  


The following is aligned with the January 31, 2020 declaration by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services regarding a public health emergency for the nation. For more information on travel restrictions, see and 能借钱炒股吗 websites for up-to-date advisories. 

Faculty, staff, students, or visitors arriving from any particular area affected by the 2019 COVID-19 should self-isolate by not returning to campus until 14 days after their arrival in the US. This is an expectation of the university and a requirement of the United States for those arriving in the US on or after March 2, 2020.

Please note that we are acutely aware of the difficulty that this action places upon the individual and the office/department/area in which you work. The university will work with supervisors to help arrange work/school accommodations while you are away from campus.


COVID-19 is quickly spreading to a number of countries. Students, faculty, and staff making travel plans should visit the and websites for up-to-date advisories. 

We recommend that students and campus employees avoid non-essential travel to countries in Asia and Europe (including China, Japan, Iran, Italy, and South Korea) where the CDC has identified that sustained transmission of COVID-19 has transpired, or where the virus has spread. Check the for the latest guidance and recommendations for each country to which you will travel.

Although it is unknown if the Level 3 Travel Health Advisories for the affected countries will remain in place over the summer, the university strongly advises students, faculty, or staff planning to participate in programs of study, work, or research in those countries to make alternate plans.

能借钱炒股吗Employees should inform supervisors prior to their scheduled travel dates if they are traveling to an affected area so that we are aware of employees who are going to those areas and could possibly be exposed to the disease.

UWest is looking at contingency plans for students who might be required to stay on campus this summer, including housing. 


Don’t panic. There are steps you can take to protect your health and that of your friends and family.

  • Wash your hands often with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds, especially after you cough or sneeze, or clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains 60 to 95% alcohol, covering all surfaces of your hands and rubbing them together until they feel dry. Soap and water should be used preferentially if hands are visibly dirty. Avoid touching eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze, then throw the tissue away. 
  • Avoid contact with sick people.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces with disinfectant products. See EPA recommended .  
  • Maintain your immune system by getting plenty of rest, sleep, and a nutritious balanced diet.
  • Symptoms to watch for: a fever and respiratory symptoms, including coughing. If you experience these symptoms, stay home from work or school, limit contact with others immediately, and seek medical attention. 


  • Check your UWest email account daily to stay current on changes as information is changing daily.
  • Check our website cyneria.com regularly for updates to this alert.
  • Make sure that you have registered your cell phone number for the university’s Zen Alert System. If you are not sure that you have registered or if you have changed your cell phone number, email the Emergency Alert team at eas@cyneria.com.
  • Misinformation and rumors are widespread. Check your sources before you share information. It is best to get your information from qualified resources such as the CDC. 


能借钱炒股吗Here at UWest we value character, community, and compassion, with a focus on a culture of inclusion. We ask our entire community to face this challenge with our values firmly in mind. It is important to avoid making assumptions based on rumors and misinformation. We have already seen the spread of prejudice toward certain communities as a result of the spread of COVID-19 regionally and across the country. We do not want to foster that sort of environment here at UWest.

UWest does not condone any form of discrimination or racism. Speak up if you hear, see, or read misinformation, or witness or experience harassment or discrimination. Students: contact VanessaK@cyneria.com or EddieE@cyneria.com能借钱炒股吗. Employees: contact JaniceL@cyneria.com 

We appreciate your cooperation in keeping our UWest community healthy and safe.