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Updated April 26, 2021

CSU to Implement COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement, Pending FDA Approval

On April 22, 2021, the California State University system announced that it will require faculty, staff and students who access campus facilities this fall to be immunized against COVID-19. The requirement will be conditional upon full approval of one or more vaccines by the FDA. For more information about the vaccine requirement, visit the FAQs.

California COVID Notify

The California State University encourages widespread participation in California COVID Notify, a voluntary statewide system that alerts you to COVID-19 exposure alerts through your cell phone. 

COVID vaccines

Get information on COVID-19 vaccine. Additional information can be found on the Alameda County and Contra Costa County public health websites. Cal State East Bay is not currently offering COVID-19 vaccinations. 

Alameda and Contra Costa Counties enter Orange Tier

With Alameda County’s move to the Orange Tier on March 30, and Contra Costa County's move to the Orange Tier on April 7, the university will continue to follow state and county guidance for repopulating campus facilities, such as the RAW Center. Additional information about reopenings will be shared as they are approved.

The Bay Area's regional stay-at-home order was lifted on Jan. 26, although the university will continue to limit the number of people on campus. Some buildings may have  limited access and hours. See the staff resources page for more information.

Reporting COVID-19 cases

  • Confirmed cases of COVID-19 involving a student should be reported to Student Health and Counseling Services at
  • Confirmed cases of COVID-19 involving a faculty or staff member should be reported to Risk Management using the COVID-19 Reporting Form.
  • From that point, SH&CS and Risk Management will follow the steps outlined in this COVID-19 Reporting Process. In order to protect the privacy of students, faculty and staff, please do not copy other campus community members or individuals on the message. 

Test-confirmed COVID-19 cases at Cal State East Bay*

Most recent case confirmed on a campus location since Aug. 17, 2020: April 20, 2021
Campus Students Faculty/Staff Total
Hayward 14 16 30
Concord 1 0 1
Oakland Center 0 0 0
Total 15 16 31

*Based on last contact on campus where 1) a public health agency has confirmed via a COVID-19 test that a member of the university community has the virus AND 2) the individual was recently on campus or other university-related instructional site.

Between March 2020 and August 16, 2020, Cal State East Bay was notified of sixteen (16) students, faculty or staff members reported a confirmed COVID-19 test. Beginning Aug. 17, 2020, test-confirmed cases at Cal State East Bay location are reported above; if the number is zero (0), there has not been a test-confirmed COVID-19 case from that group or location. CSUEB is in contact with local health officials and are following national guidelines related to COVID-19.