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Coronavirus Updates

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Linfield and COVID-19

Linfield University’s return-to-campus protocols and response to COVID-19 were developed in collaboration with and based on recommendations from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Oregon Health Authority, local public health officials in Yamhill and Multnomah counties and the State of Oregon’s Higher Educating Coordinating Commission.

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University-wide Health and Safety

Face coverings, building access and more.

Academic Policies

Linfield's temporary academic policies related to grading and probation.
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Portland Campus Policies

Updated summer 2021 policies for students at the Portland campus.
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Frequently Asked Questions

You've read the requirements. Now read answers to the most common questions about COVID-19 policy. 
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Entrace to the McMinnville campus in summer

June 14

Vaccine policy announced

Linfield will no longer require people to wear a mask outdoors when six feet of physical distancing can be maintained.

Health center staff wait to test students wearing PPE

June 14

Updated case counts

Linfield reports its latest count of COVID-19 cases among its faculty, staff and students.

COVID test close up

June 7

Testing numbers updated

With 10 new tests on adminstered in Portland, updated data is now available.


For questions about Linfield University and coronavirus, contact Please direct any medical questions to the Student Health, Wellness and Counseling Center at