The UW School of Public Health is committed to protecting the health and safety of our students, faculty, academic personnel, staff and the broader community as we make plans to return to campus. We know that plans may change, depending on the spread of COVID-19, so we are dedicating this area of our website to provide the most current information possible. This page will provide links to resources and information that is specific to our School, departments, programs and centers and we will also share links to University-wide resources and information.
UW SPRING QUARTER 2022
Update on spring quarter classes and mask policies
Spring quarter classes, experiences and services will be held largely in person, and masks will become optional inside most University facilities starting on March 28, excluding clinical and health-care facilities and UW shuttles.
- Video: New face mask guidance for spring quarter March 30
- Update on spring quarter classes and changes to UW mask policies (Message to UW students) March 8
- Update on spring quarter classes, operations and mask policies (Message to instructors and personnel) March 8
- UW policies on masks at outdoor events, vaccine verification at venues February 22
- COVID-19 facts and resources - UW updates
UW SPH WINTER QUARTER 2022
- Update for Winter Quarter - Message from the Dean Jan 24
- The UW is returning to largely in-person classes Jan. 31 (Message to students)
- Returning to largely in-person classes and experiences Jan. 31 (instructors and staff)
- Where to pick up free, high-quality masks starting Jan. 31
Click below to learn about the latest campus guidance (updated 12/3/21).
SPH COVID-19 Webinar
SPH Webinar Jan 5, 2022 (YouTube) – Discussion on Winter quarter and the Omicron variant
SPH Webinar Feb 18, 2022 (YouTube) – The ARCH Center, Opportunities for Institutional Transformation
University-wide Resources and Information
COVID-19 vaccine requirement for UW employees
The University will require faculty and other academic personnel, staff, student employees, and trainees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by autumn quarter in order to work on UW campuses or within UW facilities.
UW COVID-19 Resources
Huskies, we’re eager to see you on campus this autumn for a safe return to in-person instruction and activities. The University will require students to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and expects everyone else in the UW community who can get vaccinated to do so.
- COVID-19 Facts and Resources
- COVID-19 Face Covering Policy
- COVID-19 vaccinations
- COVID-19 Health and Safety
All Washington residents age 16 and up are eligible to be vaccinated at no cost.
Appointments available at UW Medicine and many other providers.
Learn about COVID-19 vaccinations
- Back-to-the-Workplace Guidance
- Creating a successful hybrid work environment
COVID-19 employee symptom attestation (available in Workday)
- Working during COVID-19 - UW Human Resources
Novel Coronavirus Information - UW SPH