COVID-19 Updates & Response
At all times, the CCSM faculty and staff are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our students and families and will be following city, county, and state public health guidelines, and will adapt to any changes required by these guidelines.
Per CDPH guidance, beginning on Monday, March 14th 2022, our students, their parents, and CCSM staff will no longer be *required* to wear masks while at school-related in-person classes. The CDPH strongly recommends the continued use of masks while indoors but it is not required.
Distance learning will continue to be an option for students who prefer to remain online.
*Due to the nature of COVID-19, this guidance is subject to change on a regular basis. We appreciate your understanding and flexibility, as conditions can change quickly.
In-Person Activities: General Safety Requirements
The health and safety of all members of the CCSM community is our top priority. CCSM adheres to the guidance, protocols, and recommendations of the CDC and state and local health officials. In order to protect our students, teachers, and staff, please practice preventative health measures at all times while on campus.
CCSM encourages the following for all in-person activities:
Before Coming to Campus
Perform a self-check for the following COVID-19 symptoms before coming to CCSM in person:
If you are experiencing any of the above symptoms, have experienced them recently, or have been exposed to someone who has COVID-19/has experienced these symptoms within the past 10 days, please DO NOT come to CCSM in person. Contact your instructor to request an online lesson instead.
What CCSM is Doing to Help
What You Can Do to Help
Please call the main office if you test positive for COVID-19 within 14 days of your visit, develop any symptoms, are subject to mandatory or suggested isolation or quarantine, or reside with a household member with COVID-19.
An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, senior citizens and those with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable. By visiting CCSM, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.
For the health and safety of our community, CCSM follows the guidance and protocols of federal, state and local public health agencies. Given the nature of COVID-19, this guidance is subject to change. For the most up-to-date information on COVID-19, its spread, and recommended precautions, please refer to the resources available through the CDC and the Los Angeles County Department of Health.
Student Resources for Distance Learning:
CCSM's "What You Need" for eLearning Technology
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
LA County Public Health Department