Columbia’s COVID-19 Resource Guide now provides data on non-compliance with and exemption from the University’s vaccine mandate.
Indoor dining at Hewitt, the Diana Center Cafe, and Liz’s Place will be unavailable for an initial two-week period starting Saturday, September 25.
Starting at 7 pm tonight, students are only allowed to access their assigned residence hall, social gatherings will be limited to 10 people, and visitors to residence halls will not be permitted.
As of September 13, 2021, Columbia will now require community members to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination to enter various indoor spaces that include but are not limited to entertainment, dining, and fitness spaces.
Bwog staff investigates the concerns and impact of a petition started by international students to demand additional remote and hybrid course options. Daily Editor Henry Astor contributed to this report.
Columbia Health Senior Vice President Melanie Bernitz summarized recent additions to Columbia’s raft of pandemic policies, including the continuation of the indoor mask mandate, in a single email to the student body.
Students who choose not to receive a COVID-19 vaccine and have not received an official medical or religious exemption face stringent restrictions to their campus access.
Administrators and public health experts projected confidence and optimism for Columbia’s return to campus this fall in the most recent University Life Forum.
As part of an ongoing podcast series called Black Lives in the Era of COVID-19, hosts Profs. Mabel Wilson and Samuel Roberts joined panelists Dr. Wafaa El-Sadr, Prof. Gregg Gonsalves, and Dr. Bisola Ojikutu, on Thursday evening to discuss the impacts of structural racism on COVID-19 outcomes and treatments for Black people.