City, County, State and Federal Guidance

The university’s plans to return were developed in conjunction with public health guidelines and best practices recommendations from the leading public health authorities. For more information on their current recommendations, please visit their resource centers.

County-Wide Order

Los Angeles County issued a revised Reopening Safer at Work and in the Community for Control of COVID-19 Order on Aug. 12, 2020. Gatherings of people who are not part of a single household or living unit are prohibited within the County of Los Angeles Public Health Jurisdiction, except for the limited purposes expressly permitted by the order.

City-Wide Order

The City of Los Angeles issued a revised Safer L.A. Order on Aug. 7, 2020 that included restrictions on events and gatherings. Specifically, all public and private gatherings of any number of people occurring outside a residence are prohibited, except for the exempted activities described in the order.

City of Los Angeles

The city’s central resource for COVID-19-related information

COVID-19: Keeping Los Angeles Safe

Los Angeles County

The county’s resource center and roadmap to recovery

Confronting COVID-19: L.A. County Responds

State of California

The state’s hub for COVID-19-related information and resources


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

National guidelines and COVID-19-related resources

Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) | CDC