Fall 2022 Semester
Frequently Asked Questions
When do classes start?
Cornell Tech follows the university academic calendar. Classes will start on Monday, August 22, 2022.
Which COVID-19 vaccines meet the university immunization requirement for students?
- AstraZeneca-Oxford (e.g., Covishield, Vaxzevria)
- Convidecia (CanSinoBIO)
- Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 vaccine
- Pfizer-BioNTech (e.g., COMIRNATY, Tozinameran) can also be noted as BNT1626
- Sinopharm (Vero Cell)
- Sinovac (CoronaVac, Vero Cell)
As soon as you are vaccinated, you should upload your information in the Cornell Tech student Vaccine Submission Form.
Do I need to quarantine if I am travelling and unvaccinated?
See the CDC’s guidance for international travel during COVID-19. Please monitor this website for up-to-date information on Cornell Tech’s vaccine, travel, testing, and quarantine policies.
What if I can’t get vaccinated before arrival?
Students who are unable to get their COVID vaccination because they lack access to accepted immunizations must contact Cornell Health’s Requirements Office before June 15 (July 31 for transfer students) to consult with staff and make a plan for meeting their health requirements as soon as they get to campus.
Please refer to your New Student Health Requirements instructions for details.