Air quality restrictions lifted Sept. 21

aerial of Linfield UniversityThanks to weather changes at the end of last week, the air quality in McMinnville and Portland has drastically improved. Linfield University will resume outdoor activities starting Monday, Sept. 21. This includes field trips, outdoor research and/or classes held in outdoor classrooms (tents), as well as outdoor athletic practices.

Temporary policies related to COVID-19 and the pandemic remain in effect, and all members of the Linfield community are encouraged to follow required face-covering policy, wash their hands and maintain social distancing of at least six feet whenever possible.

More information about policies surrounding COVID-19 can be found at