Public health practices are embedded in all of our reopening plans.
Columbia will provide guidance and best practices 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
To resume University activities in a manner that limits the potential spread of SARS-CoV-2, Columbia is instituting critical public health measures.
In light of the continuing pandemic and the coming flu season the University has elected to make flu vaccines mandatory for students in the 2020-2021 academic year.
With only some six weeks before the fall term commences, Interim Provost Ira Katznelson and University COVID Director Donna Lynne summarize how the University is acting to make Columbia as safe as possible.