Health & Safety: Spring 2021 FAQs

  • What are the expectations for students following health and safety protocols?

    CBU is committed to the continued health and safety of members of the campus community. Thus, students are expected to abide by the university’s health and safety protocols. Engaging in behavior that is found to be detrimental to the health and safety of other members of the campus community will be addressed promptly and, if necessary, subject to Judicial Action. Sanctions may include, but are not limited to, loss of the privilege to reside on campus and loss of the privilege to attend California Baptist University.

  • How will face masks and physical distancing be handled?

    All persons entering campus will be required to wear face coverings. In addition, all members of the campus community are to maintain proper physical distancing. See CBU’s Specific Actions Plan for additional information.

  • What happens when a student has been diagnosed with or believes they have been exposed to COVID-19?

    It is exceedingly important that individuals who are sick with COVID-19, have symptoms consistent with COVID-19, or have been in close contact with someone who has COVID-19 stay home (begin isolation) and stay away from other people until it is safe to be around others.

    1. While in isolation, students should immediately contact The Office of Student Care at or 951.552.8100, or if after hours, contact CBU Safety Services at 951.343.4311.
    2. Isolated students who require medical attention will be referred to appropriate healthcare facilities.
    3. Residential students who need to be isolated will be advised to return home, when feasible. Those who are unable to return home and must remain on campus, will be assigned to specified university housing.
    4. Isolated students will be provided meals through scheduled contact-less delivery.
    5. Arrangements to continue academic work and access campus services and/or resources will be proactively made available with students who have been isolated.


    Students experiencing any of the following symptoms should immediately contact the Office of Student Care at or 951.552.8100. If after hours, contact CBU Safety Services at 951.343.4311.

    • Fever (100.4 F or higher)
    • Cough
    • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
    • Chills
    • Repeated shaking with chills
    • Diarrhea
    • Muscle pain
    • Headache
    • Sore throat
    • New loss of taste or smell
    • Vomiting


    For more information, please review Riverside County’s Home Isolation Instructions for People with Coronavirus-2019 (COVID-19).