COVID-19 Vaccine Information

How to Comply

Being up to date on COVID-19 vaccination is mandatory for all students, faculty, and staff.  This includes receiving all boosters for which you are eligible.

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Get Vaccinated

Get vaccinated or boosted at a Columbia-operated location or use the New York Vaccine Finder. Find out which vaccines are accepted.

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Upload Documentation or Apply for Exemption

Be sure to upload your documentation or apply for a medical or religious exemption.

Vaccine-related Policies and Guidelines

Vaccine Mandate Compliance

COVID-19 vaccination is mandatory for all affiliates who will be on campus. Additional information to support compliance with the vaccine mandate, including booster doses.

Columbia Community Health Compact

Everyone who returns to campus must sign the health compact.

Vaccine-related Announcements

September 28, 2022

Updated Guidance and Policies for Faculty and Staff

Our public health experts have carefully monitored developments over the first few weeks of the semester to determine where adjustments might be needed or appropriate. Because the fall semester is now off to a successful start, and with COVID-19 conditions on campus and in New York City continuing to improve, we are announcing modifications to our campus protocols.

September 28, 2022

Updated Guidance and Policies for Students

Our public health experts have carefully monitored developments over the first few weeks of the semester to determine where adjustments might be needed or appropriate. Because the fall semester is now off to a successful start, and with COVID-19 conditions on campus and in New York City continuing to improve, we are announcing modifications to our campus protocols.

Vaccination Video