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

2021-22 Guidance


In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this page provides policies, guidelines, and resources for Annenberg School faculty, students, and staff as they return to campus for the 2021-22 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. 

A hint of the Annenberg Building as seen from Locust Walk. Trees and brick path in the foreground.

Welcome Back to Campus Guide

Straight from Annenberg HR, it has everything the Annenberg community needs to know as we return from our home offices to the Penn campus.

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 Vaccination Requirements

Starting with the 2021-22 academic year, the University is requiring COVID-19 and flu vaccines for all faculty, staff, postdocs, and full-time students, as well as all Penn students living in Philadelphia. There is also a system of testing in place for all individuals on campus.

Photo credit: CDC/Unsplash

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

General 2021-22 Information

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