Masked walkers on Locust Walk with the Annenberg Building in the background

2020-21 Guidance


In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this page provides policies, guidelines, and resources for Annenberg School faculty, students, and staff for the 2020-21 academic year.

Please note that new developments are emerging quickly, and above all, we urge you to follow the recommendations and guidelines from local, state, and federal authorities. In addition, we will update this page as new information becomes available. 

Photo of the Locust Walk-side facade of the 3620 Walnut St. Annenberg School Building, with an arch of trees shading it

Staff Building Access Survey

Annenberg School staff who plan to visit the Annenberg building in June need to complete this survey in advance. Starting July 1, it will no longer be required.

Nurse putting a band-aid on a young patient's arm, presumably after a vaccine. The patient wears a face mask. Photo credit: CDC/Unsplash

2021-22 Student Vaccination Requirement

Starting with the 2021-22 academic year, the University is requiring COVID-19 and flu vaccines for all incoming full-time students, as well as all Penn students living in Philadelphia.

Photo credit: CDC/Unsplash

Walnut Street Exterior of the Annenberg School with a fall tree beside it

General 2020-21 Information

Learn about building safety protocols, access to facilities, what to do if you feel ill, and more.