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Vaccination remains one of the best ways to protect yourself from infection and severe disease. UC San Diego offers COVID-19 vaccinations for all eligible campus members, as well as seasonal influenza vaccinations. Learn about which vaccinations are mandated by the University of California, when exceptions can be made and vaccination availability.

Vaccine Mandate Overview

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus.


Learn about new student vaccination requirements, how campus members can submit documentation of their vaccination, as well as vaccine mandate information based on campus affiliation.

Exceptions and Deferrals

Learn about exceptions and deferrals to The University of California COVID-19 vaccination policy. Campus members are eligible to request medical exemption, accommodations based on disability or religious belief, and deferrals are available for those who are pregnant.

Vaccination Availability

Ready to make your vaccination appointment? Learn about eligibility, where campus and community clinics are located, and how to schedule your visit.