Colgate continues to require all students and employees to have completed a primary COVID-19 vaccine series and one booster when they are eligible. 

It is strongly recommended that all campus community members keep up-to-date with booster doses as recommended by the CDC, including the bivalent booster

Submit Proof of Vaccination and Booster

All new students and new employees must submit proof of vaccination and booster.


  • Proof of vaccination includes a legible copy of your vaccine card showing all doses or a screenshot of a state app that records vaccination information.
  • Proof of vaccination should be uploaded to the myColgateHealth Patient Portal.

Submit Vaccination Verification


  • Ensure your name and date of birth are visible in any image being used for document verification.
  • If using the Excelsior Pass Plus use the download option (not a screenshot) to save a PDF for uploading.

Submit Vaccination Verification


Only new students and employees need to apply for medical or religious exemptions, if applicable. You do not need to submit new forms for 2022-23 if a past exemption has been approved.


  • Employees must submit a physician’s note stating that they are unable to receive the vaccine 
  • Complete the religious exemption form
  • Documents must be submitted either in person or by email to Human Resources at You will receive a confirmation letter of the decision from Human Resources once your exemption request has been reviewed.

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