December 3, 2021
Update on Telecommuting Policy Relaxation
As part of the university’s continued commitment to the health and safety of our community during the COVID-19 pandemic, Rutgers has extended until June 30, 2022, the relaxation of Section II (A) of Policy 60.3.22 Alternative Work Arrangements and Telecommuting for Regularly Appointed Staff with regard to who is eligible to telecommute. All other policy provisions are no longer relaxed effective December 31, 2021.
President Joe Biden signed an executive order that requires vaccination against COVID-19 for certain employees of federal contractors like Rutgers. To ensure compliance with this executive order, all Rutgers employees must now receive their final dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by January 4, 2022. Learn more details on the COVID-19 Vaccine page and read the FAQ.
October 25, 2021
President Biden’s Executive Order Requiring Coronavirus Vaccine
On September 9, 2021, President Joe Biden signed Executive Order 14042, which requires vaccination against COVID-19 for certain employees of federal contractors, like Rutgers. In order to comply with this executive order, as well as the subsequent guidance issued by the Federal Worker Safety Task Force, all Rutgers employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Returning to Rutgers Safely
- Read the Guide to Returning to Rutgers, the toolkit for the return to campus.
- Faculty and staff can review the Return to Rutgers Tech Checklist.
- Navigating Our Classrooms and Student Spaces is a quick reference guide for faculty and students.
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 my.rutgers.edu.
Use the Rutgers Visitors Log to register visitors, vendors, contractors, and guests each day using this required platform. Access the app.
Health & Safety
Students: Upload your vaccination records on the Rutgers Student Immunization portal. NetID and password required.
Faculty/staff: Upload your documentation to the COVID-19 Vaccination portal by January 4, 2022.
Rutgers offers COVID-19 vaccinations at three campus locations.
For resources that can answer your questions about the current semester and beyond, please visit your respective campus website:
- Rutgers University–New Brunswick
- Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences
- Rutgers University–Newark
- Rutgers University–Camden
Navigating Our Classrooms and Student Spaces (August 30, 2021)
A Message to Students on COVID-19 Vaccinations (July 20, 2021)
Return to Rutgers | Public Safety Updates (June 29, 2021)
Additional announcements can be found on the Communications page.
Submit violations of university safety guidelines by completing the COVID Observation Reporting form. Please note that submissions are not monitored in real-time and are intended for non-emergency concerns only.
Donate to support Rutgers students during this crisis and help fund COVID-19 research and clinical care: support.rutgers.edu/covid19support
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.