Advertisement

All VCU students required to get vaccine for fall semester, university says

Tidelands Health is partnering with the Carolina Country Music Fest to offer COVID-19...
Tidelands Health is partnering with the Carolina Country Music Fest to offer COVID-19 vaccination and testing to festivalgoers.(Source: Tidelands Health)
Updated: Jun. 7, 2021 at 12:06 PM EDT
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Virginia Commonwealth University announced all students are required to receive the COVID-19 vaccine for the fall semester. This excludes those with religious or health exemptions.

According to survey results, the majority of students, parents, faculty and staff support the requirement.

Students who are getting the vaccine must report it to the University Student Health Services no later than July 15. Students taking summer classes and who are in the Health Sciences must report their vaccinations sooner.

Those who wish to get a two-dose vaccine should report both doses.

All students and employees will be required to use Entry Pass to gain access to certain facilities.

Entry passes are available on the VCU Mobile app.

Vaccinated students do not have to wear masks, have daily health checks or surveillance tests.

For more information on requirements, click here.

Copyright 2021 WWBT. All rights reserved.

Submit a news tip.

Want NBC12’s top stories in your inbox each morning? Subscribe here.