Etna, California, U.S.A.

COVID-19 Policy

for S.P.O.T.S.

At this time, we do not require individuals to report whether they are vaccinated. Instead, we require all staff and students to sign a waiver of liability which indicates that each signee is aware that there may be vaccinated and unvaccinated persons present and that they release the Seminary of all liability in the event of contracting COVID-19 while studying or working at the Seminary. Visitors to SPOTS must also sign a guest waiver form.

Relevant Documents:

The Seminary reserves the right to refuse any visitors for any reason, including potential exposure to COVID-19. Please refrain from visiting the Seminary if you have been exposed to COVID-19 within the two weeks preceding your planned visit or if you are actively experiencing symptoms of illness that could be COVID-19.

The Seminary reserves the right to require the quarantine and/or testing of any staff member, faculty member, student, or visitor who has been directly exposed to COVID-19 or is showing severe symptoms of an illness which could be COVID-19. The Seminary is not responsible for arranging, providing, or funding accommodations or testing for anyone who has been instructed to quarantine or get tested. The Seminary will make all courses remotely accessible for any student who is instructed by the Seminary to quarantine.


Symptoms of COVID-19
  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
If you suspect you have COVID-19 please contact the Registrar immediately at: (530) 467-3544

If you have any questions please contact the Registrar: (530) 467-3544

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