Columbia's guidance and best practices are developed by our own experts, consistent with latest scientific evidence as well as guidelines from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, New York State, and New York City.
REQUIRED PROTOCOL FOR RETURNING TO CAMPUS
These rules—and related policies and guidelines—apply starting this fall. You must follow all University Public Health Protocols, which include masking and distancing where appropriate.
Timeline to Comply
*Vaccines authorized by the WHO are also acceptable for international affiliates. See the WHO’s Emergency Use List for details. **Vaccine submission dates for a few schools that start classes in August will be before the campus-wide August 2 deadline.
These five steps are required for you to freely access University campuses and facilities starting this fall.
The deadline for submitting vaccine documentation is Monday, August 2. If you upload your information or complete an application for an exemption by midnight Wednesday, July 28, you will be eligible to win one of five $500 prizes.
This forum for faculty, researchers, and staff will be focused on new information about COVID variants and vaccination compliance, as well as other topics.