SUNY schools across New York have started the process of unenrolling students who refused to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The vaccine mandate that went into effect this month saw a deadline of Monday, September 27.
Apparently there weren’t too many students who failed to comply.
“Of the thousands and thousands of students who come to our campus every week, we are in the process of deregistering just under 170 students who did not comply with the SUNY mandated vaccination requirement,” a rep from Onondaga Community College told NewsChannel9. “Nearly all of our students did a remarkable job of following the vaccine guidelines and they are to be commended. Since the beginning of COVID-19 our entire campus community has been committed to creating and maintaining a safe environment for all thanks to mask wearing in all buildings, social distancing, and regular testing.”
At this point, SUNY is allowing campuses to have a 10 day grace period between Monday’s deadline – and when unvaccinated students are unenrolled.
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