Columbia's guidance and best practices are developed by our own experts, consistent with latest scientific evidence as well as guidelines from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, New York State, and New York City.
REQUIRED PROTOCOL FOR RETURNING TO CAMPUS
These rules—and related policies and guidelines—apply starting this fall. You must follow all University Public Health Protocols, which include masking and distancing where appropriate.
In light of increases in COVID-19 cases and testing positivity in New York due to colder weather, indoor gatherings, holiday travel and get-togethers, and the omicron variant, here is a reminder, including recommended supplemental testing.
The Omicron variant of the virus that causes COVID-19 is raising concerns around the world. Columbia Mailman School of Health experts in virology, emerging infectious diseases, and epidemiology answer questions about its potential risks and what we can do to protect ourselves.
This session will include up-to-date information regarding COVID-19, the newly identified omicron variant, as well as guidance about campus gatherings, travel policy, and the new year.