How to Comply
COVID-19 vaccination and a booster dose is mandatory for all students, faculty, and staff.
Vaccine-related Policies and Guidelines
COVID-19 vaccination will be mandatory for all students, faculty, and staff who will be on campus.
This policy has been established to help protect individuals in the Columbia community and our neighbors.
Everyone who returns to campus must sign the health compact, which can be found in the required online safety training.
Additional information to support compliance with the booster mandate.
To reflect the increased risk of COVID-19 transmission in the city, all affiliates are strongly encouraged to follow the University’s guidance, as outlined in three sections: Preventing COVID-19, What To Do If You Test Positive, and What To Do If You Are Exposed.
Because of a recent uptick in the number of COVID-19 cases in New York City, the COVID alert level has moved from low to moderate risk. Columbia's monitoring plan has been adjusted to be consistent with the city.
Columbia will require all students, beginning with the Fall 2022 term, to be up-to-date with their COVID-19 vaccinations. This means at minimum to have received the primary vaccination series and the first booster dose.