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Adelphi students wearing masks on campus.

Guidance continues to evolve based on the course of the pandemic and recommendations from public health officials and the CDC. Visit our COVID-19 Vaccination Information web page for our current requirements.

Helpful Questions and Answers for Students

If you have an approved medical or religious exemption and are unvaccinated, you will be required to abide by all health and safety protocols for unvaccinated individuals in order to be allowed to participate in in-person learning and activities:

  • You must wear a mask indoors at all times and outdoors where social distancing cannot be maintained, except while eating or drinking.
  • You must continue to practice physical distancing and frequent handwashing.
  • You must immediately notify Student Health Services if you test positive for COVID-19 or have a known or suspected exposure to someone with COVID-19. You will be required to quarantine off campus at your own expense if required by the University.
  • You are required to participate in the University’s ongoing surveillance testing program.

If you do not have an approved exemption and do not want to get vaccinated, you will not be allowed on campus or in Adelphi learning centers for the academic year 2021–2022. Please reach out to the Office of Academic Services and Retention at oasr@adelphi.edu to discuss what options might be possible for you, depending on your course of study.

Yes. We will continue to require all community members to submit a daily health screening and agree to follow established Adelphi health and safety protocols. The screening questionnaire continues to be available on the AU2GO app, online via eCampus and using paper forms available at the Office of Public Safety or South Avenue booth.

Adelphi University will provide a COVID-19 vaccine to you free of charge. Call Adelphi Health Services at 516.877.6002 to schedule an appointment for a free COVID-19 vaccine on campus and to arrange for a temporary waiver of the vaccination requirement while you complete your vaccination. Once vaccination is complete, you can upload your proof. Until you are fully vaccinated, you are required to follow established health and safety protocols that apply to unvaccinated individuals at Adelphi:

  • You must wear a mask indoors at all times and outdoors where social distancing cannot be maintained, except while eating or drinking.
  • You must continue to practice physical distancing and frequent handwashing.
  • You must immediately notify Student Health Services if you test positive for COVID-19 or have a known or suspected exposure to someone with COVID-19. You will be required to quarantine off campus at your own expense if required by the University.
  • You are required to participate in the University’s ongoing surveillance testing program.

Adelphi University will provide a COVID-19 vaccine to you free of charge only after you meet the CDC’s posted Recommendations For Unvaccinated People Traveling Internationally During COVID-19. Before you return to Adelphi or begin your vaccine series, you must self-quarantine off campus at your own expense for seven days after arrival in the United States and present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result after your quarantine period within 72 hours of your move-in.

Once you have completed your self-quarantine period and have a negative COVID-19 test result, Adelphi University will provide a COVID-19 vaccine to you free of charge. Call Adelphi Health Services at 516.877.6002 to schedule an appointment for a free COVID-19 vaccine on campus and to arrange for a temporary waiver of the vaccination requirement while you complete your vaccination. Once vaccination is complete, you can upload your proof. Until you are fully vaccinated, you are required to follow established health and safety protocols that apply to unvaccinated individuals at Adelphi:

  • You must wear a mask indoors at all times and outdoors where social distancing cannot be maintained, except while eating or drinking.
  • You must continue to practice physical distancing and frequent handwashing.
  • You must immediately notify Student Health Services if you test positive for COVID-19 or have a known or suspected exposure to someone with COVID-19. You will be required to quarantine off campus at your own expense if required by the University.
  • You are required to participate in the University’s ongoing surveillance testing program.

Only hall residents and their family members as well as other current Adelphi community members (students, faculty and staff) are permitted in residence halls. Identification is required.

All residents of Adelphi’s living community, including Nassau Community College students, are required to be fully vaccinated. Visitors to the residence halls are restricted to hall residents and their family members as well as other current Adelphi community members (students, faculty and staff). Identification is required.

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