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Recent Announcements

July 20, 2021
A Message to Students on COVID-19 Vaccinations

Students are reminded to upload their vaccine records by Sunday, August 1, 2021. Failure to comply with the vaccine mandate will prevent you from continuing your academic work at Rutgers. Students not compliant with the vaccine mandate will have their NetID access blocked, preventing them from accessing any Rutgers application that requires a login. Students with on-campus housing assignments will not receive keys to their residence halls or apartments.

July 15, 2021
An Important Message: Upload Your Vaccination Record

Students are reminded of the importance of uploading their vaccination information as the deadline of August 1 is rapidly approaching. Uploading the information is easy and only takes a minute or two, and it enters students into a drawing to possibly win $500 gift certificates.

Upload Your Vaccination Cards – Win a $500 Gift Certificate

Rutgers strongly encourages all faculty and staff to be vaccinated and asks them to upload their vaccination cards to the vaccine portal. Knowing the number of vaccinated employees will help the university in returning to full campus operations and easing restrictions in accordance with public health guidelines.

June 21, 2021
COVID Vaccine for Covered Individuals Policy Update

Immunization against COVID-19 was added to the list of required immunizations for all Covered Individuals. This includes Health Care Personnel and Public Safety Personnel as defined in the policy.

June 16, 2021
Guide to Returning to Rutgers–Update 6/16/2021

Read the latest version of the guide designed to help our community members prepare to repopulate campus work spaces. Important updates address HVAC, parking, and testing.

May 3, 2021
COVID-19 Vaccination Now Available at Rutgers

Rutgers offers COVID-19 vaccinations at three campus locations: Camden, Newark, and Piscataway. Rutgers community members with a NetID may register for an appointment on the Rutgers COVID-19 vaccine portal. Others may call Rutgers’ Vaccine Scheduling Assistance Program at 848-445-3033, Monday–Friday from 9 a.m.–5 p.m. to make an appointment.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement Information

At least two weeks prior to arrival on campus, but no later than August 1, 2021, students must upload complete vaccination documentation to the Rutgers Student Immunization portal (NetID and password required). Students requesting an exemption, for medical or religious reasons only, from the requirement that they submit proof of vaccination will find those forms on the portal.

Guide to Returning to Rutgers

Returning to Rutgers Safely

Read the Guide to Returning to Rutgers, the plan for units across the university to resume performing their functions in-person. Faculty and staff can review the Return to Rutgers Tech Checklist in preparation of a return to on-site work.

Complete the mandatory My Campus Pass, a daily self-screening application for employees and students, before entering a Rutgers building or being on campus. Log in to

Use the Rutgers Visitors Log to register visitors, vendors, contractors, and guests each day using this required platform. Access the app.




Health & Safety

COVID-19 On-Campus Testing Strategy Read about the university’s testing strategy. Visit the Testing Program Dashboard to see results of the testing performed.

Mental Health and Wellness Rutgers offers student support and guidance services at CAPS or UBHC. Rutgers staff, faculty, and their families can seek services through Rutgers4U.

The My Wellness app for Rutgers employees is available within the Rutgers app and within the myRutgers portal.



Dean Robert Johnson receives COVID-19 vaccine

Vaccination Documentation

Students: Upload your vaccination records by August 1 on the Rutgers Student Immunization portal. NetID and password required.

Faculty/staff: Upload your documentation to the COVID-19 Vaccination portal.

Rutgers offers COVID-19 vaccinations at three campus locations.

Get answers to COVID-19 vaccine questions.

Be Prepared

For resources that can answer your questions about the current semester and beyond, please visit your respective campus website:

Additional Announcements

Return to Rutgers | Public Safety Updates (June 29, 2021)

Advancing Together Towards the “New Norm” in Research Operations at Rutgers University (June 18, 2021)

Information Regarding Return to Campus for Rutgers–New Brunswick (June 17, 2021)

Our Return to Campus this Summer and Fall (May 27, 2021)

Update on COVID-19 Telecommuting Policy Relaxation (May 20, 2021)

Additional announcements can be found on the Communications page.

Emergency support

Donate to support Rutgers students during this crisis and help fund COVID-19 research and clinical care:

This website is your official source of information about the university’s response to COVID-19. This is an evolving situation and we will provide updates as information becomes available.  Check this site frequently.