Status of University Events

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All events are canceled and all in-person meetings are strongly discouraged.

The CSU Pandemic Planning Team has canceled all in-person or face-to-face university events through fall semester. Virtual events are encouraged and permitted.

Promote virtual events by submitting event information to the University Events calendar and providing details for online engagement. 

 

What’s the difference between an event and a meeting? 

We have typically defined the difference as events are “special events” that commemorate, celebrate, raise awareness, etc. they are a ceremony, gala, party, special gathering.

A meeting conducts business or is educational, decisions are made, collaboration occurs, sales are made, is often a regular occurrence, etc. This would include “meetings” of a professional group (a group that requires a paid membership, such as a professional membership organization) as an event and not a meeting. For example, a group of researchers affiliated with a specialty discipline who meet annually or a few times a year would be an event and not a meeting.