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Responsible Together Course

This course is now available in CANVAS for all students enrolled in a Fall 2021 course at VCU. All students are required to complete the Responsible Together Course by Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021, or by the time you arrive on campus for move-in, on-campus classes or to access any activities on campus.

COVID Vaccine Requirement

COVID-19 Vaccination is required for all students who live, learn, work or will be on campus for any reason (excluding those with religious or health exemptions).

Reporting your Vaccine or Requesting an Exemption

Students attending fall classes must report their vaccination (if the vaccine requires two doses, both doses should be reported) to University Student Health Services no later than July 15.

Health Sciences students and those taking summer classes should receive and report their vaccinations sooner, if possible.

For more information about full vaccination, documentation requirements, religious and health exemptions, and vaccine manufacturers, see the vaccine FAQ.

Vaccinated Students Expectations

Vaccinated students are exempt from masking, daily health checks, surveillance testing and quarantine requirements. Entry Pass requirements will continue to apply; however, your Entry Pass will default to a green check.

Students Approved for an Exemption from Vaccine Requirement

Students who receive vaccination exemptions must follow safety guidelines for their health and for the health of our community, including but not limited to: wearing a mask, routine surveillance testing, completing daily health checks, and continuing to follow public safety measures including quarantine procedures. Entry Pass requirements will apply and entry will be allowed if the proper public health measures are followed.

Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine

If you have not yet received your COVID-19 vaccination, you can make an appointment on-campus through University Student Health Services or at a provider near you (search vaccine availability at
NOTE: COVID-19 vaccines are free for all people in the United States. If the pharmacy or healthcare provider you visit asks for proof of health insurance, you are welcome to refuse to share that information, and you will not be turned away from getting the vaccine.