September 16, 2021
Arizona Christian University embraces a Community Covenant based on the four pillars of our core values, which spell out the acronym FIRE (Faith, Influence, Relationship, Excellence). As members of the ACU Firestorm community, we covenant together to advance this same vision!
Our aim is that all faculty, staff and students will actively participate in our community and discover a place of safety, growth, and opportunity. As we share life together, we give ourselves to the process of being transformed into the likeness of Christ Jesus, making His life in us attractive to the world.
A significant aspect of the Christian college journey is being part of a grace-filled community. Out of respect for each other it is important that everyone on campus act responsibly according to the changing health and wellness guidance in our community. At the same time, ACU’s Core Commitments provide biblical support for “personal, economic and religious freedom” and “limited government” – and these biblical guidelines inform our community’s support for individual freedom as it relates to masks and vaccines. The guidelines below are intended to foster a healthy and safe environment for our campus community, and to do so by upholding our Core Commitments and considering the latest state and federal health guidelines. Each student, staff and faculty member is charged to act appropriately according to their assessment of personal health and wellbeing, and communicate effectively with the necessary people in our campus community.
ACU will continue to monitor state and federal guidelines and infection rates in our community, and will update our protocols as appropriate.
Below are guidelines for both employees and students.
- Employee COVID Response Guide
- Student COVID Response Guide
Thank you for taking personal responsibility in matters related to the health and safety of our campus community.
– Dr. Peter Dryer
Interim Dean of Students and Athletic Director
Philippians 2:3-4 Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of others.