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COVID-19 Continuity of Operations Policy and Use of Face Masks

The University of Arizona is committed to:

  • The health and safety of students, faculty, staff, researchers and designated campus colleagues
  • The continuity of research operations with modifications to observe CDC guidelines to minimize disease transmission
  • Ensuring laboratory safety that minimizes risk to human and animal subjects
  • Based on current public health conditions and aligned with CDC guidance, masks are recommended, but not required, in most indoor spaces including classrooms.

Additional information:

  • University of Arizona Face Coverings Policy

  • The University will provide surgical masks in building front entrances, classrooms, and other large sites. Surgical and KN95 masks will also be provided upon request. 

  • These requirements apply to all faculty, staff, students, designated campus colleagues and visitors to the University of Arizona campus or University locations.

  • Please contact the Disability Resource Center if you have questions regarding a disability or medical-related condition.

  • Please review the current CDC guidance on the use of masks and watch this helpful video to improve the fit of your mask.