The District has provided the information below to help in your return to working on
campus. If you have a question not addressed in this material, please send your question
to and we will attempt to get you an answer.

  Return to Work Guidelines  
  COVID-19 Prevention Program and Return to Work Guidelines  

Community Resources Guide for Employees

Voluntary COVID-19 Vaccination Disclosure Request

Return to Work After Quarantine Form

Frequently Asked Questions for Employees

2022 COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave

All employees who are returning to the work site
are still required to adhere to:

Trase Reporting Daily or Key Fob

Signed Return to Work (RTW) Acknowledgement

AND complete the COVID-19 prevention videos:

    Coronavirus Awareness (Required)

    Coronavirus: Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Workplace (Required)

    Coronavirus: Managng Stress and Anxiety (Recommended)

    Coronavirus: Preparing Your Household (Recommended)


Board Action Items


March 23, 2020 Resolution - State of Emergency

List of Essential Function Positions



October 6, 2022 -  Calif. Supplemental COVID Paid Sick Leave extended to Dec. 31, 2022

October 4, 2022 - SOCCCD COVID-19 Update: Changes to Requirements

August 26, 2022 - Mask Mandate cancelled

July 25, 2022 - Indoor Mask Mandate Extended Indefinitely

July 13, 2022 - Indoor Mask Mandate Extended Through July 25

June 14, 2022 - Reinstated Indoor Mask Requirement June 15-July 15

March 10, 2022 - End Indoor Mask Requirement April 11

March 1, 2022 - Supplemental Paid COVID Sick Leave; Request Form / Information Poster

February 16, 2022 - Confirmation Return to Work Feb 22
February 2, 2022
- How to requisition face masks
January 25, 2022 - Extension of return to work to Feb 21
January 3, 2022 - 2022 COVID Update from Chancellor Burke



December 3, 2021 (Message from HR) - Deadline Reminder for Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination

October 19, 2021 (Message from HR) - Important Message from The VCHR

September 30, 2021 (Message from HR) - Important Message RE: Board Action to Mandate Vaccine

September 27, 2021 (Message from HR) - Message from the Vice Chancellor of HR

September 7, 2021 (Message from HR) - Reminder | Employee Vaccination Incentive Program

August 31, 2021 (Message from HR) - Important Message From the VCHR | Employee Vaccination Incentive Program

August 11, 2021 (Message from HR) - SOCCCD COVID & Return to Work Guidelines

June 15, 2021- Chancellor Burke's Message - Governor's COVID Update

May 6, 2021 - SOCCCD Updated Mask Guidelines

April 26, 2021 - New Employee Requirements from AB 685

April 13, 2021 (Message from HR) - Important Message From the VCHR

February 26, 2021 - SOCCCD Updates from Chancellor Burke

January 27, 2021 (Message from HR) - SOCCCD Vaccination Information Update

January 21, 2021 (Message from HR) - SOCCCD Updated COVID-19 Prevention & Return to Work Guidelines



October 29, 2020 (Message from Chancellor's Executive Council)

September 23, 2020

July 22, 2020

June 17, 2020

May 27, 2020

May 15, 2020 (Memo from Vice Chancellor of Business Services)

May 1, 2020

April 20, 2020 (Message from Human Resources)

April 10, 2020

April 6, 2020

April 6, 2020 (Message from Human Resources)

March 30, 2020

March 24, 2020

March 18, 2020 (Message from Human Resources)

March 17, 2020 (County Public Health Order)

March 15, 2020

March 13, 2020 (Message from Human Resources)

March 12, 2020

March 11, 2020

March 4, 2020

February 27, 2020

February 12, 2020

Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs)

FA MOU - ADDENDUM - COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate 12.14.21
FA MOU - COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate 12.3.21
POA MOU - COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate 11.23.21
CSEA MOU - COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate 11.17.21
FA MOU - COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate 7.14.20
CSEA MOU - COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate 4.14.20
FA MOU - COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate 3.25.20


Important Updates


County Public Health Order - January 4, 2022

OC Health Officer's Orders and Recommendations




Saddleback College Updates


COVID-19 Messages


Irvine Valley College Updates


February 22, 2022 - Employee Support Memo

Important Update on Dining and Campus Access Protocols Jan 18. 2022
COVID-19 Messages


Guidelines on Mass Gatherings


Please read the CDC guidance regarding mass gatherings and holiday celebrations.



Please review the CDC's current guidelines regarding travel.

  • Employees should check with supervisors about approved or planned work-related travel.
  • Employees shall notify their supervisor if travelling out of state or internationally and then follow CDC and/or CDPH guidelines before returning to work.
  • With the ongoing rapid spread of this pandemic, we encourage employees to reassess currently planned personal travel on an ongoing basis, considering the risk level of COVID-19, which changes frequently.

OC Public Health Information / Number of Cases

To get current public health information and to see the number of cases in Orange County, please go to OC Heath Care Agency.

Please follow the links below for helpful information about the outbreak:

OC Health Care Agency
Questions and answers for our local community

California Department of Public Health
Questions and answers from a state-wide perspective.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Questions and answers from a national perspective.

Orange County Department of Education

Questions and answers regarding local school closures.

COUNTY: OC Health Care Agency
OC Health Care Agency is in charge of tracking COVID-19 in Orange County and issuing warnings for local communities and schools.

STATE: California Department of Public Health
California Department of Public Health is responsible for public health in California and enforces laws In the California Health and Safety Codes. It provides daily updates on the cases in California and what the state is doing to protect the public.

FEDERAL: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the leading national public health institute of the United States and has information on virus symptoms and what to do if you're sick, tips on preventing spread, and updates on cases in the United States.