California's public universities to require COVID-19 vaccine

Two of the nation's largest university systems say they intend to require COVID-19 vaccinations for all students, faculty and staff.

Posted: Apr 22, 2021 2:36 PM
Updated: Apr 22, 2021 8:20 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two of the nation's largest university systems say they intend to require COVID-19 vaccinations for all students, faculty and staff on University of California and California State University campuses this fall once the Food and Drug Administration gives formal approval.

Thursday's joint announcement from the 10-campus UC system and the 23-campus CSU is the largest of its kind in U.S. higher education.

It would affect more than 1 million students and employees across 33 university campuses.

Several U.S. colleges and universities have said they plan to require the vaccination on campuses this fall.

Today California State University announced students, faculty, and staff at all 23 CSU campuses will be required to get...

Posted by California State University, Chico on Thursday, April 22, 2021

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