Latest Updates, Resources, and Response to COVID-19

Praying hands on a Bible

Campus Updates

Campus Updates

Western Seminary has adjusted its operating hours for each campus as follows. As the situation changes, we will update this page as needed.

Portland

Our Portland Campus buildings will be closed to students and other visitors beginning Saturday, March 21, until further notice.

The Portland Library will be closed until further notice beginning Friday, March 20. Electronic resources remain accessible online and librarians will be available via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and Skype/Zoom throughout the week.

Sacramento

Beginning June 8, we have transitioned to a "soft reopening" of our Sacramento Campus. This decision was made in response to Placer County entering "Phase 2" of reopening.

Campus hours will be Monday through Friday,  9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. with the following conditions:

  • Doors will remain locked and "red." Please bring your Student ID/building access card when coming to campus.
  • No guests will be allowed on campus.
  • At least one staff member will be present.
  • Masks are strongly recommended for students and required for staff unless office door closed. You are welcome to knock!
  • Physical distancing procedures will be implemented.
  • Vulnerable and concerned populations are highly encouraged to stay at home.
  • Disposable masks, sanitizing wipes, hand sanitizer, tissues, and disinfectant spray are available on campus.
  • Specific procedure instructions can be found in visible locations on campus (library, snack bar etc.).
  • Only the Student Resource Center, Room 212, and the restrooms will be available for use.
  • ALL classes will remain over Zoom exclusively through the entirety of the summer semester.

San Jose

The San Jose Campus is currently closed until further notice. During this time, all San Jose Campus staff will be working remotely and can be reached via email. All on-campus classes are being transitioned to an online-only format. 

The San Jose Library is also closed until further notice. Electronic resources remain accessible online and librarians will be available via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and Skype/Zoom throughout the week.