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COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

  • CC will require all students, faculty, and staff who are accessing campus for the 2021-22 academic year to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. All members of the campus community will be required to provide proof of vaccination or exemption by Aug. 1.
  • Students who are attending Summer Session 2021 are encouraged to be vaccinated prior to coming to campus. Students can submit vaccination paperwork via SUMMIT. The Immunization/Health information website, provides links to the Student SUMMIT portals, as well as exemption forms and instructions.  
  • HR will send employees detailed instructions on how to upload their vaccination cards via Summit and on the vaccine exemption process.

Employee Return to Campus: Remote employees will be returning to on-campus work over the six-week transition period from June 15-August 1. Starting May 31, employees should begin discussions with their supervisors about returning to on-campus work. Beginning June 15, all employees should be working some number of days on campus. View the FAQs on returning to campus and talk with your supervisor if you have questions or concerns about this transition. You may also contact hrcovid@coloradocollege.edu

Visitors: CC is welcoming visitors to campus, please see the Summer 2021 Visitor Policy.

Quick reference guide

Vaccine information from the State of Colorado

Arrival Protocols for Summer 2021

All newly arriving students living on campus or locally off campus must:

  • Take a COVID-19 test upon arrival and participate in weekly COVID testing for as long as they are in Colorado Springs.
  • Fully vaccinated students may submit proof of vaccination via SUMMIT and do NOT need to observe a period of enhanced social distancing upon arrival.
  • Students who are not fully vaccinated at the time of arrival must follow enhanced social distancing protocols for seven days, and should schedule their first weekly test on day seven after arrival.
  • Students requesting an exemption from the vaccination requirement may submit required information via SUMMIT.
  • One visitor may accompany students for on-campus move-in. 

COVID-19 Testing

  • Experiencing symptoms and need to know how to get tested?
  • The college is conducting testing of students, faculty, and staff on campus each week. All students on campus and locally off-campus regardless of whether they are accessing campus, are required to participate in weekly testing until more data is available on how widespread the new, more contagious variants of the Coronavirus are in the county and on campus.
  • For more information, please see our testing FAQs.

Daily COVID-19 Self-Assessment

  • All on-campus students, faculty, and staff must complete the daily health check via the CC app or a printed Word document or PDF to access campus facilities.
  • Students experiencing symptoms should contact the Student Health Center, (719) 389-6384, to consult regarding need for testing or treatment. For afterhours, over-the-phone advice or consultation, please contact the Optum Urgent Care Center seven days per week at (719) 636-2999. Report any symptoms of COVID-19 to msantos@coloradocollege.edu.

Risk-Mitigation Protocols

Support

We understand that this situation is causing anxiety for many people. There are numerous resources on campus for support and assistance, including the Counseling CenterChaplain's OfficeEmployee Assistance Planthe Butler Centerthe Advising Hub, and the Wellness Resource Center.

Colorado College continues to closely monitor developments in the outbreak of respiratory illness caused by the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The president's cabinet and the college's multi-disciplinary COVID-19 Emergency Response Team, working teams, and Scientific Advisory Group are meeting regularly (remotely) to assess the situation and plan for impacts to our campus community.

If you have additional concerns about COVID-19 or our campus response, direct them to covid19@coloradocollege.edu; please leave your phone number if you prefer a personal call back. 

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Submitting Proof of Vaccination

CC will require all students, faculty, and staff who are accessing campus for the 2021-22 academic year to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. All members of the campus community will be required to provide proof of vaccination or exemption by Aug. 1.

Students: View the process for students to submit proof of vaccination.

Employees:
Submit COVID-19 Vaccination Documentation using this Vaccination Portal
Submit a COVID-19 Vaccination Exemption Claim using this Exemption Portal

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