Carnegie Mellon University

COVID-19 Vaccination Exemptions

Consistent with federal and state law, Carnegie Mellon will consider medical or religious exemptions to any vaccine requirement for faculty and staff. If vaccination is not advised for medical reasons or conflicts with your religious belief/strong moral or ethical conviction, you can request an exemption by submitting the applicable form below. 

Those who are granted an exemption must comply with all applicable COVID-19 mitigation requirements including:

  • Use of facial coverings
  • Daily Self-Assessment
  • Weekly Tartan Testing

Please see the Minimum Requirements for the Return to Campus for details regarding the university’s current COVID-19 mitigation requirements.

Additional information is available by reviewing Frequently Asked Questions regarding vaccine requirements for fall 2021.

COVID-19 Vaccination Exemption Forms

To submit an application for a vaccination exemption, please click on the appropriate application link below.  Instructions for completing and submitting are on each form.