Columbia releases updated COVID-19 guidance for the 2023 fall semester.
The information on this page is current as of 9/8/23.
August 30, 2023
With the start of the new academic year, the University has updated its COVID-19 guidance as indicated below. Please also note the separate recommendations for those in clinical and clinical research settings below.
Masking: Individuals may decide to mask based on their own circumstances and their preferences. Such decisions should be respected.
Positive COVID-19 tests: An affiliate with a positive test does not need to report their result to the University. Students with a positive test may consult their campus student health service (Columbia Health for Morningside/Manhattanville students or Student Health on Haven for CUIMC students) and faculty and staff may consult their provider for guidance. Affiliates can also refer to CDC guidance on isolation and masking for people who test positive for COVID-19.