SUNY Chancellor Jim Malatras announced late last week that students heading to state universities or campuses this fall will be required to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
Unvaccinated students will be required to wear masks and undergo weekly testing.
Individual campuses will be allowed to adopt stricter guidelines if they so choose.
SUNY Brockport announced that any student participating in a sport or living in a dorm will need to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
SUNY Geneseo has not announced a final policy.
Meanwhile, 72% of students in the SUNY system have already been vaccinated.
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