Student COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirements

Students who plan to return to campus in the spring 2022 semester will be required to be vaccinated to register for in-person and hybrid courses and get a booster when they become eligible for one.

Booster eligibility:

  • Those 18 and older are eligible for a booster shot at five (5) months after the completion of two dose regimen of Pfizer, five (5) months after the completion of two dose regimen of Moderna or two (2) months after the Johnson and Johnson (J&J) shot.
  • (Those 12-17 year olds who initially received the Pfizer two dose regimen are eligible for a Pfizer booster 5 months after completing the regimen.)

Students must be fully vaccinated and boosted when eligible by CUNY's Spring 2022 deadlines to:

  • Take a class on campus (hybrid or in-person).
  • Do in-person clinical work or fieldwork, such as nursing clinicals or student teaching.
  • Participate in college sports.
  • Use services and resources on campus, even if they're only taking online classes.

Exceptions to this requirement include:

Faculty & Staff Vaccination Information

All full- and part-time faculty and non-teaching instructional staff, and ECPs are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (two dose Pfizer or Moderna regimen, or 1 dose J&J) and their proof of vaccination uploaded in to CUNYfirst by May 27, unless a religious or medical exemption has been approved.

Instructions for faculty and staff to submit documents can be found online. Questions can be directed to Human Resources.