Montclair State, Stevens Institute to require students to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19
Two more New Jersey colleges have announced that students will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 in order to attend classes on campus this fall.
Montclair State University in Montclair and Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken made the announcements on Thursday.
Montclair State will require the COVID vaccine for all students who attend undergraduate and graduate classes on campus, whether they are commuter students or students who live on campus. Students who qualify for medical or religious exemptions under New Jersey law will not have to be vaccinated. Students who are enrolled fully in the online degree pogrom will also be exempt
The university has announced that an on-campus vaccination clinic will be held Tuesday, April 27 and is open to all students and employees.
Stevens Institute announced that all students, staff and faculty will have the be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before returning to campus, with “limited exceptions.”
The colleges are the latest of New Jersey’s institutes that will require the COVID-19 vaccine. Rutgers University, Princeton University and Fairleigh Dickinson University will also require students to be inoculated.