Do Your Part
Consistent with New York State guidance, all Columbia affiliates must continue to wear masks at all times in indoor settings in Columbia facilities and observe current 6 foot distancing as vaccination status is unknown for all individuals. Vaccinated individuals may remove masks and not physically distance only in outdoor settings on Columbia’s campuses. However, individuals may choose to continue to wear masks and observe distancing outdoors on Columbia’s campuses, thus, no assumptions should be made regarding why an individual chooses to mask outdoors.
How Campus Life Will Be Different
Facilities and Operations has implemented several changes to improve health and safety on campus. Check back frequently for updates.
Classroom capacity will be limited to accommodate physical distancing. Classrooms will also be updated with technology that facilitates hybrid learning.
Enhanced cleaning and disinfecting that meets or exceeds CDC, New York State Department of Health, and OSHA standards
Elevator capacity will be limited. Follow the instructions on the sign nearby whatever elevator you plan to use.
On campus and in outdoor spaces, everyone must follow University health policy.
By taking the pledge, we've joined forces with the U.S. Department of Education and colleges and universities across the country to play our part in vaccinating as many Americans as possible.
This forum will feature three medical experts who can address vaccine safety and hesitancy, as well as other topics.
Details on uploading vaccine documentation and information for international students, as well as updates on masking and gathering policies on campus.