Reporting and Data

January 13, 2021: PLNU is open at a limited capacity during the traditional undergraduate remote Spring Mini-Term. There are currently 116 undergraduate students in residence, this includes PLNU student-athletes.

Total On-Campus Student Positivity Rate is defined as the percentage of residential students who test positive for the virus out of the overall residential population.

Individuals who test positive for COVID-19 are placed in isolation for 10 days from onset of symptoms or from the date of COVID-19 test and/or for three days after last symptoms. Individuals who have had prolonged exposure to someone with COVID, or who are themselves suspected of having COVID but have not received a test result, are asked to quarantine in line with CDC guidelines.

Tests are conducted by both the PLNU Wellness Medical Team and/or the County of San Diego. All students, faculty, and staff who plan to live, learn, or work on campus are required to take an initial COVID-19 test. Surveillance testing will continue indefinitely and individuals may request a test if they are showing COVID-19 symptoms. All tests are administered using the PCR (polymerase chain reaction) and/or antigen point of care test. 

PLNU’s Spring Semester for traditional undergraduates will begin on March 1, 2021. Additional details regarding Spring 2021 testing and surveillance for the Point Loma campus will be provided.


Updated Jan. 13, 2021 at 11:14 a.m.

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& Employees


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Active Cases


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Cases On-Campus


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Employee Cases (2021)


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Student Cases (2021)


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Positivity Rate