COVID-19 Information

Face Coverings

Face coverings are not required at the university but are welcomed.

Masking may be required in patient settings; follow the masking guidelines as determined by clinical sites.

Vaccination Requirements

As of April 1, 2024, Rutgers no longer requires students, faculty, staff, and university affiliates to be immunized against the COVID-19 virus.

Preventing Spread of Respiratory Viruses When You’re Sick

Taking steps to prevent the spread of respiratory viruses when you are sick is a core prevention strategy to lower risk from respiratory viruses. Follow the CDC's guidelines on preventing the spread of respiratory viruses when you are ill.


Reporting of positive COVID-19 test results to the university is not required.