Carnegie Mellon University

COVID-19 Updates

Information and resources for the CMU community

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Health & Wellness

Current Requirements


All students, faculty and staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including booster dose when eligible*) and to upload confirmation of booster vaccination status and date of vaccination to the CMU Vaccine Database in HealthConnect.

Report positive tests

Report your positive test result to Community Health and Well-Being (CHWB):

University Quarantine and Isolation Requirements

Type of Exposure

Minimum Days of Isolation or Quarantine

COVID-19 positive/probable (isolation) 5
Identified as a close contact and vaccinations not up to date 0
Identified as a close contact but vaccinations are up to date 0

What should I do if I've been identified as a close contact?

Wear a high quality facial covering for 10 days after your last exposure to the COVID-19 positive individual.  Take a COVID-19 test (either antigen or PCR) 5-7 days after the exposure. Asymptomatic students, faculty and staff may use Tartan Testing for close contact testing. If you become symptomatic, test immediately. Enrolled students who are symptomatic can participate in Tartan Testing and should contact University Health Services for guidance.