Campus Health, Safety & Prevention

Ithaca College's framework for campus health and safety for all during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
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COVID-19 Vaccine
Information about eligibility and scheduling an appointment for the COVID-19 vaccine. Supply is currently very limited, so please be patient.
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New York State Entry Guidelines

Requirements for students traveling to New York from contiguous states, non-contiguous states, U.S. Territories, and other countries.

Community Agreement

Our actions have a significant impact on the Tompkins County area. While the health and safety guidelines described here delineate what will occur on campus, our expectation is that individuals associated with Ithaca College also demonstrate behaviors that are consistent with public health guidelines while off campus.

All members of our campus community will be required to sign the Ithaca College Community Agreement which acknowledges this commitment to abide by health and safety guidelines. Noncompliance by just one person can have tremendous negative consequences for all. Through our individual and group behaviors, we will be able to achieve our common goal of successfully completing the fall semester and opening once again in the spring semester for on-campus instruction.

Cooperative Planning

Ithaca College is relying upon guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), New York State Department of Health, and Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) in developing its operational plans. In addition, we are working closely with Cornell University and Tompkins Cortland Community College, as well as county government officials, to assure that our plans consider the health and safety of our broader community. 

Tompkins County Health Guidelines
Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) is working closely with community partners to prevent and respond to COVID-19
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NY State Health Updates
Get the latest information from the NY State Health Department for out-of-state travel, quarantines, and contact tracing.
NY Department of Health
CDC Health Guidelines
View official updates and resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) related to COVID-19
Centers for Disease Control