COVID-19 Safety Guidelines, Operations & Resources

Updated: May 20, 2022

classroom desks arranged for social distancing

HELP is following all guidelines set by the CDC; Federal, State, and Local Government; and University of Hawai’i officials.  Official University of Hawai’i at Mānoa preparations and guidance can be found on the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa: Moving Forward website and UH COVID-19 Guidelines (interim) websites.

University of Hawaii Summer 2022 COVID-19 Requirements 

Face masks are required indoors in all classes on campus.
Students are highly encouraged to be FULLY VACCINATED for COVID-19 before attending in-person classes.
Students who are ill should stay home and complete distance learning assignments.
Students who test positive for COVID-19 must inform the HELP office and complete isolation requirements before being allowed to return in-person.
COVID-19 requirements may change suddenly so please check the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa: Moving Forward website for updated guidelines.

Safety Guidelines

General safety guidelines

COVID-19 health guidelines
  • Stay at home when sick.
    • All students and staff must stay home if they present any symptoms related to COVID-19.
    • Students who are absent due to COVID-19 related issues will be excused. Students can complete alternative distance learning assignments until they are cleared to return to campus.
  • Wear a face mask. All students and staff are required to wear face masks. Students & staff should provide their own face coverings. Face masks are required indoors on campus.
  • Wash your hands.
    • All students and staff are reminded to wash their hands properly for at least 20 seconds with soap and water frequently.
    • Hand sanitizer is available in all classrooms and shared facilities.

All current HELP students and staff will receive specific information and training on the health & safety requirements before beginning any in-person classes.

Classrooms & Facilities

HELP is following guidelines set by the University of Hawaii at Manoa Space Planning, Preparation, and Utilization committee.  The Moving Forward website lists space guidelines for all campus facilities.


UH COVID-19 Campus Updates

State of Hawaii Resources

City and County of Honolulu Resources

HELP COVID-19 Course Information

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