New university policy for COVID-19 vaccine exemption deadline: January 1, 2022
Spring Booster Requirement Deadline: February 24, 2022 or five months after an individual received the final dose of the original series, whichever is later.
All CU Boulder staff and faculty need to complete the COVID-19 vaccine requirement.
To comply with CU Boulder’s updated COVID-19 guidance, members of the campus community are required to receive a vaccine booster shot by February 24 or five months after receiving the final dose of the original series, whichever is later.
Students, faculty and staff must upload proof of boosters or file for an exemption based on medical, ethical or moral grounds through the MyCUHealth portal. Individuals who previously submitted an exemption do not need to take further action at this time and will be considered in compliance with current university vaccine requirements.
There are two ways to complete the vaccine requirement:
All faculty and staff must complete the COVID-19 vaccine requirement or exemption in the MyCUHealth portal. The only exception will be faculty and staff vaccinated through CU Boulder Medical Services. Data from Medical Services will be uploaded to the portal on behalf of faculty and staff vaccinated through Medical Services.
Providing proof of vaccination
Go to the MyCUHealth portal, select “Faculty/Staff: Vaccine Compliance” and login with your Identikey username and password.
Click the COVID-19 "Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination."
Select the vaccine you received from the dropdown menu and enter your vaccine date(s).
Upload an image of your COVID-19 Vaccine Card. Click “Submit”
Please note: Once you have submitted all required documentation, you will receive an automated confirmation email. If you have incomplete documentation or if additional information is needed, you will not receive a confirmation email and the immunizations team will contact you directly. The verification process may take 7-10 days.
How to complete an exemption
Faculty, staff and students who cannot or who choose not to get a vaccine can complete an exemption.
Note: As with all required vaccines, in the event of an outbreak, exempted persons may be subject to exclusion from CU Boulder and quarantine. The specifics may vary depending on the circumstances of the outbreak.
There are two types of exemptions:
For additional information regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and the exemption process, review the following course.
Go to MyCUHealth employee portal, select "Faculty/Staff: Vaccine Compliance" and login with your Identikey username and password.
Select the medical or religious exemption you would like to complete:
Medical: Print and fill out the medical exemption form. Have your provider sign the document and submit a digital copy using the “Upload” link in the MyCUHealth portal.
Moral/Ethical: Complete and sign the religious exemption form within the portal.
For medical exemption: Once your form is completed and signed by a physician, login to the MyCUHealth portal. Click on the “Upload” button at the top and follow the instructions to upload your form.
Please note: Once you have submitted an exemption, they are manually verified. The verification process may take 7-10 days. If you have incomplete documentation or if additional information is needed, the immunizations team will contact you directly. You will receive a secure message once the exemption has been verified.