The End of CUNY’s COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

  • By Newmark J-School Staff

Here are the key dates for phasing out CUNY’s vaccine mandate.

Thursday, May 18: CUNY’s COVID19 testing services will conclude.

On-campus COVID-19 testing services across CUNY will cease to operate. CUNY’s testing program, which covered the weekly random testing of the CUNY community and of individuals who had been granted a religious or medical exemption, will no longer be in effect.

Monday, May 22: J-School Campus Entry Returns to Pre-Pandemic Practice.

We will no longer use the Cleared4 pass to gain entrance to the J-School campus. On this date, and going forward, students, faculty, and staff will only need to present their valid CUNY College ID to enter the building.

Tuesday, May 23: CUNY’s COVID-19 vaccination mandate will end on the last day of the spring term.

CUNY will lift the COVID vaccine requirement as a condition of enrollment or employment, though we continue to encourage all students, faculty and staff to stay up to date with their vaccinations. Likewise, we encourage you to stay home if you are not feeling well.