Fall 2021 Academic and University Operations 

A Message of Thanks and Request for Assistance

Please watch the video below for an important message of from President McCulloh. 

Updated Mask Requirements

Per Washington State requirements, all people, regardless of vaccination status, are required to wear masks in indoor spaces in all settings outside of an individual’s home.

See below for guidelines on when and where to wear a mask on campus: 


Vaccination Status   

Mask Required  

Indoor spaces 

Vaccinated and


Outdoor spaces
(in a group)  



Outdoor spaces 
(in a group)  


Yes, if 6 ft. of distance*              

Outdoor spaces 



Outdoor spaces 


No, if 6 ft. of distance 
Yes, if 6 ft. of distance not possible 

* As of 9/13/2021, masks are required at outdoor gatherings of more than 500 people.

Please note: Those who are vaccinated may choose to wear masks for any reason. Assumptions about vaccine status should not be made based upon whether a mask is being worn, or not.

Lerarn more about the Governor's August 18, 2021 directives regarding indoor mask requirements and vaccinations for educators.

Fall 2021 Student Guides

Gonzaga has released its Fall 2021 fall operations student guides. Please download and review them to prepare for the Fall semester. 


COVID-19 Vaccination or Exemption is Required

Gonzaga announced that all campus-based undergraduate, graduate, and law students will be required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination prior to arriving to campus to participate in in-person, campus-based programs and activities, including eligibility to study abroad. Vaccination is also required for all faculty, staff and administrators.

Learn more about the vaccine requirements, including video messages from President McCulloh and Dr. Charlita Shelton, instructions for uploading your vaccination status, and FAQs.

Let's all Vax Up and Zag On! Together, we can all get back to doing the things we love to do.

Essential Information

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements

Gonzaga is requiring all campus-based students – as well as all faculty, staff and administrators – to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination prior to the start of Fall Semester 2021. Get more information and instructions for submitting your vaccination status.

Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to some of the most common questions about the University's COVID-19 response, including vaccine requirements for Fall 2021.

Vaccination Clinics

Gonzaga University is partnering with Providence Health Care to offer free, on-campus COVID-19 vaccination clinics throughout the summer for the Inland Northwest community.

Information for Campus Visitors

Visiting our campus looks a little different during Covid. Please follow these requirements and guidelines when you visit.


Information on Gonzaga's current testing options and guidance for student, faculty and staff.

Dashboard on mobile phone

COVID-19 Dashboard

Regularly updated information on cumulative COVID-19 confirmed positives and current active positives.

Important Updates

June 21, 2021

June 10, 2021

February - April 2021

  • Frequent updates to the information on our Testing and Vaccinations pages, as new information becomes available.

June 10, 2021

May 7, 2021

March 10, 2021

  • Published latest COVID-19 Newsletter from the Kent Porterfield, Vice Provost for Student Affairs. 

February 24, 2021

  • Published latest COVID-19 Newsletter from the Kent Porterfield, Vice Provost for Student Affairs. 

February 23, 2021

February 19, 2021

February 11, 2021

January 27, 2021

January 12, 2021

  • Added announcements from Kent Porterfield and Susan Lee with important information for Spring Semester return for graduate and law students

January 8, 2021

  • Added announcements from Kent Porterfield with important information for Spring Semester return for undergraduate students

December 30

December 16

  • Published latest COVID-19 Newsletter from the Kent Porterfield, Vice Provost for Student Affairs. 

December 15

December 7

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