All students who will be in-person on UConn’s campuses are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The goal of this policy is to help safeguard health and wellness on our campuses and in our communities by reducing the risk that the virus will be transmitted and cause illness, particularly in high-density congregant settings such as residence halls, dining halls, and classrooms. To date, UConn's on-campus student vaccination rate far exceeds state and national figures.

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Step #1: Sign Up

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Step #2: Vax Up

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Step #3: Put Photo Up


Step #1: Sign Up

Vaccines are widely available, and we urge our students to be vaccinated if you have not already done so.

Student Health and Wellness (SHaW) is providing COVID-19 vaccines by appointment to our Storrs-based graduate and undergraduate students. To view the schedule and secure a dose, visit the SHaW patient portal. The vaccine is free, even without insurance and without ID — no one will be turned away.

International students may find details on vaccination and other requirements on the International Student & Scholar Services website.

Step #2: Vax Up

Fully vaccinated students are those who have received all recommended doses of an FDA-authorized or WHO-listed COVID-19 vaccine.  Fully vaccinated students will not need to participate in quarantine or surveillance testing.  Vaccinated students will be required to be tested if symptomatic for COVID-19.

Step #3: Put Your Photo Up

Students must have uploaded their vaccination status, whether complete or partial, to the Student Health Portal by July 31st. Vaccination status is protected health information and will not be publicly disclosed.

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Faculty and Staff

As of August 18, 2021, the University of Connecticut and all of its campuses, including UConn Health, required employees to receive a vaccination for COVID-19 or be granted a deferral or a medical or religious exemption — a policy with which an overwhelming number of UConn employees has complied. The policy requires employees to report their vaccination status through an online University system.

Beginning June 1, 2022, the University’s Mandatory Workforce COVID-19 Vaccination Policy will conclude weekly mandatory testing for existing employees, and unvaccinated new employees will not be required to apply for a religious or medical exemption and will not be subject to weekly testing.

All eligible individuals 18 and older can sign up for a vaccine booster or third dose administered by UConn Health on the second floor of the Brown Building on the Depot Campus.

Visit the Human Resources website for the latest COVID-19-related information, including FAQs, employee vaccination and testing information, telecommuting information, travel restrictions, and well-being resources.

Vaccine Champion University

COVID College Challenge

UConn is proud to be a Vaccine Champion University. Join us in a pledge to combat COVID-19 by getting the vaccine and encouraging others to do the same. #COVIDCollegeChallenge