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COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements for New Hires

Mason recently updated its vaccination policy regarding COVID-19 vaccination requirements for new hires. Employees who start at Mason after August 15, 2021, are required to either:

  1. Have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination by their start date, be fully vaccinated within 45 days of their start date, AND submit documented proof


  1. Have an approved medical or religious exemption by their start date. Documentation will be required.

This policy requirement will be directly referenced within new hire Conditions of Employment material as well as job postings submitted through eWork.

Answers to questions about immunization requirements, the process for submitting documentation, and updated guidance and information can be found through our Safe Return to Campus website.

If you have questions, please email