Fall 2021: Vaccine Requirements
Consistent with scientific evidence on the importance of vaccine adoption to control spread of the virus, to the extent permissible by law, Carnegie Mellon University will require all enrolled students to be vaccinated for COVID-19, effective this fall semester. This policy will apply to all undergraduate and graduate students in U.S.-based programs.
Most current numbers of cases at CMU, as well as Allegheny County data.
Prevent the Spread of COVID-19
Wear a Facial Covering
Wash Your Hands
CMU Community Members Required to Complete Tartan Testing Weekly if Not Fully Vaccinated
Tartan Testing is for all Pittsburgh-based Students, Faculty and Staff
The Tartan COVID-19 Asymptomatic Testing Program is CMU's program for the diagnosis of COVID-19 in asymptomatic individuals and is an important element of the university's ongoing strategy to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in our community.
Benefits of Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine
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Everyone 12 years of age and older is now eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccine. Widespread vaccination is a critical tool to help stop the pandemic.
According to the CDC, getting a COVID-19 vaccine:
Helps keep you from getting COVID-19 and is a safer way to help build protection
Allows you to start doing more (once you are fully vaccinated)
Serves as an important tool to help stop the pandemic
Learn more from the CDC about the Benefits of Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine.
Tartan Testing Shuttle
As part of Tartan Testing, CMU provides free shuttle service to the Pittsburgh campus testing location from various off-campus locations. Facial coverings for all individuals (both those fully vaccinated and not vaccinated) are still required when traveling on public transportation, including CMU shuttles.
Visit the Dining Services website for information about CMU's various dining locations and their hours of operation.
Testing Managers Put Tartans First
George Innocenzo is operations director for Carnegie Mellon University’s asymptomatic COVID-19 testing program for more than 15,000 Pittsburgh-based students, faculty and staff.
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