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.
Attendance caps on indoor gatherings will be lifted, except with indoor sporting events, and the indoor mask requirement and daily symptom. attestation remain in place.
This session will include up-to-date information regarding COVID-19 and the fall 2021 term, including a discussion of COVID-19 booster shots and flu shots.
It remains critically important that all public health guidelines continue to be followed. Outdoor seating around campus will continue to be available as will 'grab and go' options for all students on meal plans.