Health and Safety Policies and Protocols

The most up-to-date information about campus health and safety policies and protocols including masking, vaccinations and boosters, training and more can be found here.

Vaccination and Booster Policy

Vaccinations against COVID-19 are no longer required. The CSU COVID-19 Vaccination Policy has been updated to strongly recommend COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters for faculty, staff and students who are accessing university facilities or programs. COVID-19 vaccination and boosters are readily available through retail pharmacies, ambulatory care clinics, and through


The latest LACDPH masking guidelines can be accessed through

We will continue to require masking at the Klotz Student Health Center for our staff, patients, and visitors. Additionally, for employees and students who test positive and are subsequently cleared to return to campus after their isolation period, masking may be required as directed by our contact tracers. 

For individuals who prefer to wear masks, we welcome this and support your decision to do so.


Three types of acceptable masks.

Employees may request a medical-grade or KN95 mask from their Department COVID Coordinator. 

COVID-19 Coordinator Listings

COVID-19 Coordinators can place orders for masks (e.g., well-fitting medical style, KN95) at no charge to your department, and they can answer questions about the university’s COVID-19 policies and procedures. Organized by building, you can find contact information for your COVID-19 coordinator by visiting COVID-19 Coordinator Listings.

Other COVID-19 related supplies 

Supplies such as N95 respirator masks, hand sanitizer, gloves and cleaning products should be ordered through your department.

Online Training: Safety in the Workplace During COVID-19

Per California OSHA requirements, all employees are required to complete the Safety in the Workplace During COVID-19 training for employees (select Northridge) before performing any work on campus.


We encourage students and employees to check the many free testing options now widely available across the greater Los Angeles region. Click here for a list of options within L.A. County. Free test kits are available at many Los Angeles County COVID-19 testing locations.

Students may contact the Klotz Student Health Center at 818-677-3666 or for free COVID-19 test kits.

CSUN will continue to provide rapid tests to employees who are identified as a close contact by the university. Test kits for employees identified as close contacts can be requested here -

Employees can also get tests thought their medical provider and these are resources on the HR page - COVID-19 Resources for Faculty, Staff & MPP Employees | California State University, Northridge (

For all other instances, employees are encouraged to access the many free testing options available in Los Angeles County.


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