Dec. 28, 2021
TO: USC Students, Faculty and University Staff
RE: Spring 2022 COVID-19 Health and Safety Protocols
FR: Sarah Van Orman, MD, MMM, FACHA, Chief Health Officer, USC Student Health
We hope you are enjoying a restorative Winter Break. As we prepare for the new year and the 2022 Spring semester, we are sharing some specific details regarding health and safety campus protocols around COVID-19.
The University is requiring booster doses for all students, faculty, and staff. The recent emergence of the Omicron variant further emphasizes the importance of vaccination, boosters, and prevention efforts needed to protect against COVID-19. See previous important messages regarding test positivity in the surge operations message of Dec 23, 2021 and the Spring semester update of Dec. 24, 2021.