i. All students must be vaccinated for COVID-19.

Medical and religious exemptions remain in place. Those who are not fully vaccinated must participate in weekly COVID-19 testing.

ii. All students who are currently eligible for a COVID-19 booster must receive one.

All other students must receive a COVID-19 booster upon becoming eligible.

Faculty & Staff

I. All faculty are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

II. SUNY Brockport is also now requiring all Management/Confidential employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

We strongly encourage all other staff to become vaccinated, as well. Those who are not vaccinated are required to participate in weekly testing. Please contact with any questions.

III. Faculty & Staff that have received the COVID-19 booster:

are encouraged to share documentation with Human Resources by emailing

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Testing Requirements

Weekly Surveillance Testing

Mandatory weekly testing is required for any person who has a physical presence on campus and who has not been fully vaccinated or who has not shown proof of vaccination.

Students and employees will be provided with free rapid antigen tests to self-test and self-report results. Employees who do not access to a computer and/or smart phone should contact or further instructions.

We will continue to provide free rapid antigen testing to members of our campus community who are exhibiting COVID symptoms. Students who are experiencing symptoms should contact Hazen Health Center (585-395-2414) to obtain a test. Employees who are experiencing symptoms should contact Human Resources at or (585) 395-2126 to obtain a test.

Students with a physical presence on campus who test positive for COVID should upload their test result their myHazen portal. Employees should report positive test results to

Quarantine & Isolation

The CDC has recently issued new recommendations regarding quarantine and isolation for those infected with COVID-19. Please follow the associated guidelines which apply to those living on the SUNY Brockport campus, and within Monroe County.

Face Coverings

Those who are fully vaccinated and boosted are not required to wear masks on campus except under certain circumstances as outlined here. If you are not fully vaccinated with a booster (if eligible) you will need to continue to wear your mask indoors as per SUNY guidance. This includes individuals who have medical or religious exemptions.

Cleaning and Disinfection

High-touch surfaces will be cleaned and disinfected at least once per day. High traffic areas will be cleaned and disinfected more frequently. Individuals are encouraged to disinfect shared workstations between users. Disposable wipe stations will be provided in all instructional spaces. Hand sanitizer stations are available throughout the campus in high use areas.

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Residential Life

All students must be vaccinated for COVID-19 in order to access on-campus student housing unless they have an approved religious or medical exemption. Residential students are once again permitted to have guests in their residence halls and student townhomes. All guests must be vaccinated for COVID-19.

Residential Life Policies


All events must be registered in the Weekly Events Management system. Department meetings and trainings are not considered events.

Indoor events consisting of more than 5,000 people must receive VP approval and follow appropriate New York Forward guidelines. For these large-scale events, hosts will be required to submit a safety plan outlining all the safety measures in place to ensure the State’s guidelines are being met.

What to Do If Experiencing COVID Symptoms

If a student/employee(s) are experiencing any of the COVID-19 symptoms listed below (that are unusual to them or have not been previously diagnosed), or they are unvaccinated and have been exposed to a positive case of COVID, please STAY HOME. Do not come to campus.

Employees: Contact HR immediately at (585) 395-2126 between core business hours of 8 am – 4 pm, Monday - Friday. If outside of business hours, employees should stay home/go home until they can contact HR for further instructions.

Students: Contact the Hazen Center for Integrated Care at 585-395-2414 or

Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
Muscle or body aches or headache
Sore throat
New loss of taste or smell
Congestion or runny nose
Nausea or vomiting

Employee Accommodations

SUNY Brockport is dedicated to providing effective, reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities. As employees are expected to return to campus, Human Resources will work with qualified individuals with disabilities to arrange changes in the work environment or procedures which enable an individual with disabilities to experience equal employment opportunities.


Please contact Tammy Gouger, Director of Human Resources should you need to request an accommodation.

Physical Distancing of Office Set-Ups

Social distancing remains a requirement for unvaccinated individuals on campus. Unvaccinated staff should request physical barriers or increased social distance between workspaces. Should there be any Facilities’ needs, please use the following form:

Facilities Supplies/Services Request

Visitor Policy

SUNY Brockport will permit visitors/guests on campus. All visitors are expected to follow all campus masking and distancing guidelines, which may change based on circumstances. Campus hosts are responsible for informing visitors/guests of campus COVID-19 guidelines.

See the Residential Life Visitor Policy for information about guests in the residence halls.

Air Filtration Systems

SUNY Brockport is following all current guidelines regarding mechanical and ventilation systems to help reduce the potential spread of COVID-19. SUNY Brockport will continue to run air systems for longer durations, increase outdoor air ventilation, continue upgrading filtration, and make other adjustments as part of the larger mitigation effort.

The campus will assure filters are changed regularly, are properly installed and not damaged. There may be areas on the campus that may be warmer or colder than usual as a result of these changes. Individuals are asked to accept these minor inconveniences and dress appropriately, so that the whole community can benefit from these ventilation changes.

Thank you for Protecting the Nest!