Students taking in-person or hybrid courses must be fully vaccinated. Additionally, students are strongly encouraged to receive vaccine boosters, once eligible for them. Upload proof to CUNYfirst no later than 10 days before classes begin. All students (except those with approved exemptions or exceptions) must be fully vaccinated in order to enter any CUNY facility. Medical and religious exemptions must be submitted at least 30 days before the start of classes. Students will be able to enroll for in-person/hybrid classes without providing proof of vaccination at the time of enrollment — but will need to be fully vaccinated and their documents approved before the beginning of classes. CUNY recently announced that the vaccine mandate will end on the last day of the Spring 2023 semester. For more information click here.
All full and part-time faculty and all non-teaching instructional staff (which includes, among others, NTAs, CLTs and those in the HEO series), and personnel in the Executive Compensation Plan must be fully vaccinated in order to remain employed by the University, unless a religious exception, medical exemption or a reasonable accommodation has been granted. At this time, CUNY is defining fully vaccinated as two shots of Moderna or Pfizer, or the single shot of Johnson & Johnson, without booster. This is subject to change. Employees needing to request exemptions for religious or medical reasons should contact their College Human Resources Office.
All individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19 or have any symptoms of Coronavirus should stay home, self-isolate, and immediately notify the College Coronavirus Designees using the applicable email: Please include your full name and contact number. In addition, employees notify their supervisor(s).
CUNY is following guidance from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding isolation and exposure. Anyone who is sick and suspect to have COVID-19, but do not yet have test results or those who test positive please follow CDC’s guidance on isolation detailed here.It is no longer required for students, staff or faculty to share their negative test to return to campus after isolation following a positive COVID-19 test.
At this time, face masks are not required. Anyone who would like to continue wearing face masks in any setting is welcome to do so at any time. Masks will continue to be available for use on campus. Faculty, staff and students who are still not vaccinated are urged to continue to wear a mask. Mask requirements associated with isolation and quarantine remains in effect. Those who choose to wear a mask should continue to follow CDC guidance on acceptable face coverings.Note, Employees who are required to wear protective PPE masks, due to the nature of their work, must continue to do so following all applicable OSHA standards.
CUNY will no longer require a proof of vaccine or recent negative test for visitors. CUNY’s campuses and buildings should return to their standard protocols for visitors.Please note that a visitor to a University campus is someone who is not a CUNY student, faculty or staff member. Students who are matriculated in either in person or hybrid courses are not considered visitors.Examples of visitors include, but are not limited to:
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