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You must be fully vaccinated to travel to the US. This is a Border and Customs requirement set by the US government.
Exemptions to the requirement are available.
Students remaining outside the US are not required to be vaccinated.
If you have tested positive for COVID in the past, the vaccine is still required.
You must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with an FDA / WHO approved vaccine to travel by air to the U.S.
Fully vaccinated = 14 days after your final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine (1st dose of a single-dose series or 2nd dose of a two-dose series)
COVID-19 Vaccines approved by FDA / WHO:
Johnson and Johnson
CDC allows for a combination of vaccine brands (e.g., Pfizer, Moderna) with 17 days between doses.
See here for acceptable forms of proof of vaccination.
Exceptions to the vaccination requirement include:
International travelers also need a recent negative COVID-19 test in addition to proof of vaccination.
Read more details here: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/proof-of-vaccination.html#covid-vaccines
Instructions: Begin isolating yourself immediately. Email all of your instructors to discuss your class options. Contact the INTO OSU COVID Ambassador ([email protected]) for support. Complete the form at the link below:
*If your teacher tests positive for COVID-19, they will email your ONID account and let you know how to continue the class remotely. Follow the quarantine and testing instructions above.