COVID-19 Vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement

All students are required to be fully vaccinated or receive an exemption before arriving on campus for the fall semester.

To meet the University’s requirement, a vaccine must be approved by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) or the World Health Organization (WHO). 

To find a convenient vaccination site near you, click here. In some states, information may be limited while more vaccination providers and pharmacies are being added. Additionally, students can check their local pharmacy’s website to see if vaccination appointments are available. Find out which pharmacies are participating in the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program. If you have trouble accessing a US-approved vaccine in your home state or country, or have any questions regarding religious or medical exemptions, please call University Health Services (UHS) at 574-631-7497 or email at least four weeks prior to arrival.

Students who do not submit vaccination documentation or receive an exemption will be unable to move into their residence halls and complete the ND Roll Call process to attend classes in the fall. Students are asked to submit vaccination documentation or request an exemption by Thursday, July 15, 2021. 

For students who plan to be vaccinated after Thursday, July 15, in order to move into your residence hall on Friday, Aug. 20, you should plan to receive your first dose of a two-dose vaccine no later than Friday, July 23, or a one-dose vaccine no later than Thursday, Aug. 19.

Documenting Your COVID-19 Vaccine

Visit the “Online Student Health” tab on the left-hand side of the UHS homepage to enter your Patient Portal. After logging in, go to the “My Forms” section and complete the form using these instructions:

  1. Click on COVID Vaccination - Student Form. If you do not have the form, email They will republish your form within 24 hours. 
  2. Make sure your card has your name, manufacturer, date of vaccine, and lot number.
  3. Complete the form for dose one and dose two if applicable – remember, DO NOT submit information about vaccines you will receive at future dates.
  4. Attach a JPEG or PDF of your vaccination card to the form and submit.


The University offers students the opportunity to apply for medical or religious exemptions. Exemptions are determined on a case-by-case basis, and in each case must be supported by specific documentation. To request an exemption, students should email UHS at Please make sure to include your NDID#.