Unhealthy Air Quality

Due to unhealthy air quality, all Samuel Merritt University campuses will be closed through Sunday, November 25. We plan to re-open all campuses on Monday, November 26.

Campus News Archives

In preparation for the reopening of our campuses on Nov. 26, here is information for students, faculty and staff about the closure.
Samuel Merritt University is monitoring the air quality around our three campuses, and indications are that it will not improve before the holiday break.
Professor Pamela Minarik has been fascinated by why people think and feel the way they do since she was in high school.
Author Dashka Slater says health care professionals are in a unique position to make connections with people and improve the well-being of all communities.
Several major research initiatives are underway at SMU’s Motion Analysis Research Center to advance the scholarship of human movement.
The center is designed as a hub for all of the University’s professional development resources.
She will succeed Sharon Diaz, who announced her retirement earlier this year after serving for 36 years as the University’s first president.
Samuel Merritt University is deepening its commitment to interprofessional education by spearheading academic and clinical initiatives that are reaching students throughout all five health sciences programs.
At SMU, student success is about more than grades. It’s about what students do with their education once they leave the classroom.
New learning spaces and other student facilities are opening on the Oakland campus just in time for the fall semester
Samuel Merritt University’s (SMU) community partnerships offer students an opportunity to help people with limited access to healthcare while also sharpening their clinical skills so they will become more confident caregivers.
An update on the shared campus project with Holy Names University
FACES for the Future Coalition, a nonprofit that connects underserved youth to healthcare, helped put Sonam on the path to Physical Therapy
SMU has named Dr. Eric Stamps as dean and Dr. Cherri Choate as associate dean at the CSPM
We were limited to what we could bring across the border: stethoscopes, blood pressure cuffs, pen lights, thermometers, ophthalmoscopes, limited medications, the knowledge SMU equipped us with, and each other.
Nataly Kuznetsov's experience with the fires inspired her to create the Disaster Responder Assets Network
SMU Active Minds is offering a Mental Health First Aid course July 14 on the Oakland campus
Medical school options, flexibility, and treatment approach all led Blake Wallace to choose podiatric medicine
Following the death of his daughter, Cody left his teaching career to become a nurse.
$1.5 million federal dollars have been granted to educate a more diverse nursing workforce
Students in the highly-paid VALOR internship program gain valuable clinical experience
Bay Area-raised PA student Maisa connects the experience of her family business being displaced for the second time with the need for competent health care
Hundreds of graduates received hoods, cheers and health science degrees today
Physical therapy student Melissa Wolf melds PT and competitive bodybuilding
After caring for his grandmother, Randy left the insurance field for a nursing education

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