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All new and returning students for the Fall 2021 semester will be required to comply with all CDC travel, testing, and quarantine guidance found here. Additionally, all new and returning students living on campus will be required to participate in on-campus arrival testing within one business day of arrival, regardless of vaccination status.

Upon arrival, students will receive instructions by email on where and when arrival testing will be conducted and they will be entered into the campus surveillance testing program the week following their arrival test. This policy is subject to change based on evolving data and public health guidance.

In order for new masters students to attend in-person orientation on 8/23/21, students must comply with the following:

Fully vaccinated students must have either participated in on-campus arrival testing or surveillance testing during the week of 8/16/21, or must submit a negative non-rapid PCR test taken within 72 hours of orientation to covid19@tech.cornell.edu . Masks or face coverings must be worn during any indoor activities and are strongly recommended during outdoor group activities where social distancing is not possible.

Unvaccinated students who have submitted proof of being in the process of getting vaccinated must have either participated in on-campus arrival testing or surveillance testing during the week of 8/16/21, or must submit a negative non-rapid PCR test taken within 72 hours of orientation to covid19@tech.cornell.edu . Masks or face coverings must be worn and social distancing must be practiced at all times while indoors or during any outdoor group activities where social distancing is not possible.