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COVID-19 Information


What COVID-19 vaccinations are accepted?

For any students residing in the United States, proof of COVID-19 vaccination includes receiving one dose of J & J, receiving two doses of Pfizer, or receiving two doses of Moderna. 

For students residing outside of the United States, proof of COVID-19 vaccination includes receiving the required number of doses of any WHO Approved COVID-19 Vaccine

When am I considered fully vaccinated?

You are not considered fully vaccinated until two weeks after receiving their final vaccine dose. 

Are students required to get the COVID vaccine and booster?

We strongly encourage all students to obtain the COVID-19 vaccine and the subsequent  boosters, once you become eligible. 

You’re eligible for the COVID booster when: 

  • It’s been at least 5 months after completing your primary series (two doses) of Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccines.
  • It’s been at least 2 months after your Johnson & Johnson's Janssen vaccine.

If you were vaccinated outside of the United States, other COVID vaccine and booster recommendations apply to you. Visit the CDC website for more information. 

To check when you’re eligible to receive the booster, use this Booster Eligibility Calculator: 

Booster Eligibility Calculator 

Health Sciences/East Campus Students:

If you are a Health Sciences student or taking any classes at East campus, please contact your specific program as students enrolled in any program or course or who are participating in a clinical or internship held at a third-party location must continue to comply with all health and safety guidelines, including any COVID vaccination or testing protocols that are in place at the third-party location. In addition, certain employees, students, and volunteers at healthcare facilities, including Stony Brook Medicine and SUNY healthcare facilities and hospitals, may be subject to mandatory COVID-19 vaccination pursuant to relevant regulations and policies.