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Whether it's required COVID Check testing, symptomatic testing or voluntary testing, there are free COVID-19 testing options on all campuses open to students, faculty and staff.
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COVID-19
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Get ready for a great fall 2021 and refresh your memory on health and safety guidance and all the resources available to you to stay healthy and safe on campus.
Report your vaccine status
You can report that you're fully vaccinated or request an exemption at any time during the semester.
Self-report a positive test or close contact
If you receive a positive COVID-19 test outside of IU's testing or are told you're a close contact, use this form to let us know.
Ask Aaron webinar recordings
Throughout the academic year, students, faculty and staff from every campus had their questions answered by Dr. Aaron Carroll, IU’s chief health officer.
COVID-19 vaccines
Everyone age 12 and older is now eligible to sign up for the COVID-19 vaccine in Indiana. Find out more about this critical step in preventing the spread.
COVID Check testing
What to do when you are selected to participate.
COVID-19 vaccine
Who is eligible and how to get the COVID-19 vaccine in Indiana.
Contact tracing
Answer the call to help stop the spread of COVID-19.
COVID-19 dashboard
Results from the COVID-19 testing IU has implemented.
Quarantine vs. isolation
Avoiding contact with others is critical when infection or exposure occurs.
Testing options
COVID-19 testing options for IU students, faculty and staff.
Frequently asked questions
Find answers to questions the IU community is asking about related to learning, teaching and research during the spring 2021 semester.

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COVID-19 vaccine requirement
Is a COVID-19 vaccine required at Indiana University?
Yes. Given our desire to return to a more typical fall, a COVID-19 vaccine or approved exemption is required beginning with the fall 2021 semester. Vaccination is required at all IU campuses, including IUPUI, all regional campuses, IUPUC and IU Fort Wayne. This requirement applies to all students, faculty and staff at all IU campuses.
COVID-19 vaccine requirement
I'm arriving from an international location and don't have access to the vaccine in my current country. Will I still be able to come to IU?
We understand that students, scholars, faculty and staff arriving from an international location may not have access to a COVID-19 vaccine in their current location and may not be able to be fully vaccinated before arriving on campus this August.
Individuals in this situation shouldlet us know that they cannot meet the August 15 deadlineand should plan to receive a COVID-19 vaccine as soon as possible upon their arrival in the U.S.
Until you are fully vaccinated, you will participate in regular COVID Check testing. You can continue to participate in orientation, classes and other activitiesas they work toward becoming fully vaccinated.
COVID-19 vaccine requirement
What criteria will be used for determining exemptions?
Approved exemptions will be extremely limited and fall into one of the below categories:
  1. Religious exemptions per Indiana state law.

  2. Ethical objection.
  3. Medical exemptions with documentation from your provider of an allergy to the COVID-19 vaccines or their components.

  4. Medical deferrals for the following circumstances with a note from your provider:
    1. Active pregnancy or active breastfeeding only if the provider is requesting an exemption. The exemption lasts only until you're no longer actively pregnant or actively breastfeeding. Pregnancy and breastfeeding are not contraindications for vaccination.
    2. Immunocompromised individuals only with provider request for an exemption and only for those who have recent (within the past 3-6 months) hematopoietic or solid organ transplant, or on active treatment with Rituximab within the past 3-6 months.
    3. Have received COVID-specific monoclonal antibodies in the past 90 days.

  5. Anonline program exemptionfor students who are in a100% online programwith no on-campus component. This must be an online program; not simply taking all online classes.
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