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Cuesta College begins Spring semester with 50% in-person learning

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Cuesta College
Posted at 9:41 AM, Jan 15, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-15 12:41:52-05

The Spring 2022 semester begins Jan. 18 at Cuesta College with approximately 50% of classes with an in-person component on the San Luis Obispo (SLO) and North County campuses.

Cuesta College is also offering online courses. A complete list of courses is available on their class finder.

Students can register online.

An Open Registration Lab is available on Jan. 18 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Room 3131 on the SLO Campus.

The workshop provides step-by-step support for enrollment and class registration. For more information, email or call (805) 546-3140.

Due to the increase of COVID-19 positive cases in SLO County, some courses initially scheduled to be in-person may be converted online through Jan. 28, at the instructor’s discretion.

Students affected by this change will receive communication from their instructor through Canvas or email.

Cuesta College is asking students to continue to monitor myCuesta for important student communications.

For those returning to campus, the vaccine requirement remains in effect. Either proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test with a valid photo ID is required for all students, employees, and visitors who access Cuesta College campuses and facilities.

Cleared4 is a digital access pass available to the campus community to show proof of the requirements with no indication whether the individual is cleared through vaccination or testing.

Free testing is available on both campuses for students and employees. Pre-registration information, locations, days, and times are available at

Student support services and success programs will continue to be available in person and online through the virtual lobby.

Services include academic counseling, registration support, food pantry, transfer planning, and tutoring.

 For the spring semester, Cuesta College students may be eligible to receive the following:

• Free meals once daily at the SLO Campus or a weekly $40 meal gift card at the North County Campus with a valid Spring 2022 Cuesta College Student ID Card

• Free bus rides through Regional Transit Authority (RTA) with a valid Spring 2022 Cuesta College Student ID Card

• $300 gas gift card for students who are enrolled in at least six units and purchase a Spring 2022 semester parking pass

• $350 voucher towards textbooks and supplies

• Emergency grants up to $2,400

The spring semester will operate with health and safety guidelines outlined in the Cuesta College COVID-19 Protocols.

For regular updates and information on Cuesta College’s ongoing pandemic response, visit For questions regarding classes and registration, call (805) 546-3952 or email