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IU to require students, staff and faculty to receive COVID-19 vaccine starting in fall

<p>Junior Bryce Asher talks with nursing student Maddy Anderson before receiving the COVID-19 vaccine April 12 at Simon Skojdt Assembly Hall. IU announced Friday that the COVID-19 vaccine will be required for all students, staff and faculty beginning in the fall.</p>

Junior Bryce Asher talks with nursing student Maddy Anderson before receiving the COVID-19 vaccine April 12 at Simon Skojdt Assembly Hall. IU announced Friday that the COVID-19 vaccine will be required for all students, staff and faculty beginning in the fall.

The COVID-19 vaccine will be required for students, staff and faculty beginning this fall and all should be fully vaccinated before returning to campus in the fall, IU announced Friday.

The requirement will allow the university to lift most restrictions such as wearing masks and physical distancing in the fall, according to IU’s website

Students who choose not to get vaccinated will have their class registration canceled and will lose access to Canvas, CrimsonCard services, IU email and on campus activities, according to IU’s website. Faculty and staff who choose not to get vaccinated will no longer be employed by the university, according to IU’s website. 

IU will share full details about an exemption process by June 15, but approved exemptions will be limited, according to IU’s website.

Students, staff and faculty should plan to have their first dose of the vaccine by July 1, and must be fully vaccinated no later than August 15 or when returning to campus after August 1, according to IU’s website. 

A person is considered to be fully vaccinated 2 weeks after their second dose of a two-dose vaccine or 2 weeks after a dose of a single-dose vaccine, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s website. 

Students, faculty and staff can report their vaccination status to the university using a form on IU’s website.

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