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Like you, we find ourselves in unfamiliar waters. We are working hard every day to be agile and resilient in a rapidly changing world. College is hard; it always was, but we know that you know how to work, and we have confidence that, together, we will all grow from this unusual experience.

CSU Pueblo Timeline of Events

Spring 2020

  • On Sunday, March 6, CSU Pueblo President Timothy Mottet convened an emergency meeting of his Cabinet in order to discuss possible impact of the COVID-19 to campus operations.
  • On March 10, Governor Jared Polis declared a state of emergencyin Colorado, which expanded the state’s access to additional federal resources.
  • March 11, the World Health Organizationdeclared COVID-19 a pandemic, which means it is “infecting people and spreading easily from person-to-person. Cases have been detected in most countries worldwide and community spread is being detected in a growing number of countries.”
  • By March 13, United States President Donald Trump declared the COVID-19 pandemic anational emergency.
  • On the advice of our state and local public health officials, CSU Pueblo suspended face-to-face classes and moved all instruction to an online or distance format for the rest of the spring semester.
  • On March 18, our campus moved employees to remote work locations and closed campus to the public in order to “flatten the curve” and reduce possible spread of the virus in Pueblo and on our campus.
  • On March 18, upon the recommendation of the Centers for Disease Control and Preventionfor a cancellation of any gathering of 50 or more people for 8-weeks, CSU Pueblo leadership made the difficult decision to postpone our May 2, 2020 Commencement ceremony.
  • Beginning Monday, March 30, all classes will begin operating in a distance or online format.

Fall 2020

In August and September, total COVID-19 positive case count at CSU Pueblo was 20. CSU Pueblo reported 51 new cases in the month of October. As of November 11, we have already reported an additional 68 cases, 10 probable cases, and 11 household positives.

  • Nov. 6-Nov. 22: REMOTE Plan November 11-22 (No Public Access; remote staffing)
  • Nov. 23-Nov. 29: ALL Campus Closed for Professional Development (Essential personnel only / No access to campus facilities)
  • Nov. 30-Jan. 3: REMOTE Plan (No public access; approved essential personnel only)

Voices in Our Community

President Tim Mottet

Wolf Pack Wellness Center

Vaccination Requirement and Exemptions

Student wearing face mask

The university's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy includes the COVID-19 vaccination unless an exemption is filed.

President's Office


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