CUNY ends COVID-19 vaccine mandate for students, staff

According to CUNY officials, the decision was made because of the progress the city and country has seen in fighting COVID-19.

News 12 Staff

Apr 12, 2023, 9:30 AM

Updated 407 days ago

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The City University of New York announced it is ending the emergency COVID-19 vaccination mandate for students, faculty and staff.
The end of the mandate will go into effect at 22 CUNY colleges and for all central office employees on the last day of the spring semester - May 23 for most.
For Kingsborough, LaGuardia and Guttman community colleges, the mandate will end on June 16, the last day of their current term. This will allow students to enroll in summer session classes regardless of their vaccination status.
CUNY will also be ending its testing program and closing its testing sites on campuses by the end of June.
According to CUNY officials, the decision was made because of the progress the city and country has seen in fighting COVID-19.


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