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Your Fall To-Do List

Everyone's responsible for a few simple tasks to help the semester go smoothly. Not fully vaccinated? You have some additional expectations.

Your Fall To-Do List
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What You Need to Know

While some restrictions have been removed, campus still looks a little different as we continue working to protect our community.

What You Need to Know
What to do if...?

What to Do If ...

You may find yourself in entirely new situations (like quarantine). Use these lists to determine what you should and shouldn’t do.

What to Do If ...
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Testing

WVU requires unvaccinated people to be tested before the semester begins and will continue doing random sample testing each week, as well as providing voluntary testing on campus.

Testing Report Positive Result COVID Dashboards

Our path forward

We need our community to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

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Current Vaccination Rates

  • 92.41%
    Faculty/Staff
  • 82.15%
    Students

Our best defense against COVID-19 is for everyone to get vaccinated. We are encouraged by the steadily increasing vaccination rates among our students, faculty and staff with our current approach. We continue to monitor conditions and strongly encourage students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated and wear masks where required.

Vaccination rates are updated Wednesdays by 2 p.m.

Want these rates to increase? Tell us that you're vaccinated. If you're not vaccinated, get vaccinated.

Last updated on December 1, 2021. NOTE: Percentages may fluctuate based on student enrollment, new and returning faculty/staff related to hiring and contracts.

Take Action

Vaccines are our best defense against COVID-19 and its variants.

Tell Us You're Vaccinated

Already vaccinated? Use the Vaccine Verification System in StarRez to add yourself to the University’s count. You’ll be asked for:

  • Your WVU ID (look up WVU ID)
  • Vaccine (e.g., Johnson & Johnson, Moderna, Pfizer)
  • Vaccination date(s) and location(s)
How to Enter Your Vaccine Info (PDF) Video: How to Verify Your Vaccine Log Into StarRez

Get Vaccinated

Vaccines continue to be readily available locally, including on campus and at the Monongalia County Health Department.

Nationwide availability can be found at vaccines.gov.

Find COVID-19 Vaccines

Have Concerns?

We understand you may be hesitant to take a vaccine. If you have concerns, please speak to a health care provider to learn more.

You may contact WVU Medicine Student Health at 304-285-7200 or reach out to your primary care physician.

Reasons to Get Vaccinated

Do Your Part

We’re all in this together. Our safe return to campus relies on everyone taking responsibility.

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Get Vaccinated

The University strongly recommends all students and employees be vaccinated for COVID-19.

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Maintain Good Personal Hygiene

The safety of our community depends on our commitment to simple day-to-day hygiene measures, like frequent hand-washing.

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Wear a Mask

Everyone is required to wear a mask on public transportation and in any classroom, lab or WVU System facility or building being used as a classroom.

More About Masks
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Self-Monitor for Symptoms

Know the symptoms of coronavirus — and stay home if you’re experiencing any of them.

More About Self-Monitoring

Community and Media Contacts

Are you a faculty or staff member or a student? Please submit a question or email the help team.

Are you a member of the media? Visit the WVUToday Media Center for more resources.