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Fall Vaccination Information

On Thursday, June 24, the Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education approved a policy that will require that all students in the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities System, including Eastern, must be vaccinated to attend classes and engage in on-ground campus activities this fall. 

Students will need to provide their CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card to verify they have been vaccinated. The policy will allow for medical and non-medical exemptions:

Medical Exemption

Non-Medical Exemption

Students should submit a PDF or photo of their vaccination card as an attachment to

The COVID-19 vaccine is free of charge and readily available to the public; please visit the Connecticut Vaccine Portal to find a FREE vaccine provider near you. Information on the vaccine is also available at Vaccine Requirement FAQs.

Fully vaccinating all students will help Eastern move quickly and safely beyond COVID-19 and create a healthy campus community where students can study and live safely. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.