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Recent Announcements

November 8, 2021
New Deadline to Comply With Federal Order Requiring Coronavirus Vaccines

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.

August 30, 2021
Navigating Our Classrooms and Student Spaces

Rutgers offers a quick reference guide for faculty and students on classrooms, residence halls, libraries, and other campus spaces including a high-level view of information pertaining to transportation, face coverings, spaces, vaccination, and testing.



Guide to Returning to Rutgers

Returning to Rutgers Safely

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


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.

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:

Watch the COVID-19 Health Briefing with RBHS Chancellor Brian Strom and tune-in to On the Pandemic Podcast hosted by RBHS’s Mary O’Dowd.


Additional Announcements

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

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

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

Additional announcements can be found on the Communications page.

Report concerns

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.

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.