All students, faculty, and staff are required to get a COVID-19 vaccine or file for an exemption on the basis of medical, religious, or personal reasons. To fulfill this requirement, please self-disclose your vaccination status using the web-based tool linked below.
All individuals, regardless of vaccination status, are required to wear masks while indoors on campus.
Vaccines are our best defense against COVID-19. If you haven’t already, please get vaccinated as soon as possible. For previously vaccinated individuals, booster shots are highly recommended.
When possible, always maintain at least 10 feet of social distancing to help slow the spread of the virus.
If you’ve had exposure to a COVID-19 confirmed case, are having COVID-19 like symptoms, or have received a positive COVID-19 test result, your are required to complete the COVID-19 self-report form.
All students, faculty, and staff are required to get a COVID-19 vaccine. Get your vaccine through the campus clinic or at any other location.
All COVID-19 vaccines are free. For vaccine questions, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment provides a toll-free hotline available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call 1-877-COVAXCO (1-877-268-2926).
Individuals who want to apply for a vaccine exemption must self-disclose their status and submit to routine COVID-19 testing during the fall semester. CU Denver's process allows exemptions to anyone who requests one for religious, medical, or personal reasons.
Reporting on COVID-19 symptoms, exposure and positive diagnoses is essential to the health and safety of our community. All CU Denver community members are required to fill out this COVID-19 self-report form if they:
If you become sick, please do not come to campus. Let your professor or supervisor know, and stay home until contacted with further instructions. View more information on self-reporting guidance.
On and off campus testing locations are available.
Binax over-the-counter (OTC) test kits are now available through the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s Rapid At-Home Testing Program.
If you submit for a vaccine exemption, you will automatically be routed into a mandatory COVID-19 weekly testing program through Primary Bio. The testing program offers both on- and off-campus locations to conduct saliva or nasal testing (the type of test is dependent on the testing location) free of charge.
If you are part of the routine testing program, you will receive an email from Primary Health each week with the link to schedule your test. Please see below for important information regarding the testing program:
Additional details, including exact testing locations and available appointment times, will be communicated to you directly through Primary Bio. Failure to complete weekly testing may result in disciplinary action. For further questions regarding testing or vaccine exemptions, please reach out to the CU Denver Vaccine Verification Team.
Vaccinated individuals may remove their masks indoors when able to maintain 10 feet of social distancing.
Due to the increased transmissibility of the Delta variant, all individuals regardless of vaccination status are required to wear masks while indoors on campus. Vaccinated individuals may remove their masks indoors when able to maintain 10 feet of social distancing. Vaccinated faculty and staff members with private offices with a door may work mask-free when alone. Unvaccinated individuals MUST wear a mask everywhere indoors on campus at all times, including in private offices.