Wesleyan University: Students must get COVID-19 vaccination to return to campus in fall
Wesleyan University will require students to be vaccinated
against COVID-19 prior to returning to campus for the fall semester.
The guidance was issued in a blog post
on the Wesleyan University website.
“With the recent expansion of eligibility for the COVID-19
vaccine in Connecticut and around the country, and given our relatively low
positivity rate throughout the 2020–21 academic year, we are looking toward the
future with cautious optimism. We expect that our fall semester will see us
return to residential life and the close-knit, stimulating campus environment
so meaningful to all of us.
To that end, Wesleyan will require all students to receive
the vaccine prior to returning to campus for the fall semester. Every student
(with the exception of those who have approved medical or religious exemptions)
will need to verify with the University that they are fully vaccinated prior to
According to the university, students can upload their
vaccination record to the Davison Health Center on campus.