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Vaccination/Booster Requirement

(Last updated Aug. 5, 2022)

Clark students, faculty, and staff must be vaccinated, or have received an exemption from vaccinations, to access the campus.

  1. If you are a student, you must upload proof of your vaccination status to this secure portal. You can also request an exemption on the portal for religious or medical reasons only.
  2. Faculty and staff who are seeking an exemption for religious or medical reasons can do so here.
  3. The CDC offers guidance on eligibility for receiving the booster.

Below, we have indicated when questions and answers were last updated.


Clark has determined that a vaccination/booster requirement is one of our best tools to provide a complete residential campus experience, including in-person classes, social activities, and athletic competitions. It is clear that the vaccines reduce the effects of COVID-19 and allow us to safely offer a robust and immersive learning environment.

Clark is requiring all students, faculty, and staff to be fully vaccinated. Anyone who plans to study or work on campus is expected to be vaccinated or to have received an exemption.

Yes. Clark does not share health information and treats it as confidential per our data classification policy.

Yes, if you are eligible. The CDC is recommending the use of updated COVID-19 boosters from Pfizer-BioNTech for people ages 12 years and older and from Moderna for people ages 18 years and older. According to CDC Director Rochelle Walensky, M.D. MPH, the new boosters are better formulated to protect against the most recently circulating COVID-19 variant.

Clark will accept international vaccines authorized for emergency use by the World Health Organization, as verified by CDC. The CDC requires all non-U.S. citizen, nonimmigrant passengers to be fully vaccinated by an approved vaccine in order to board a plane to the United States.  For more information on this requirement, please visit the CDC Requirements for Proof of Vaccination.