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Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

This page provides information about RUSH University's response to COVID-19 and how we are protecting students, faculty and staff.

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RUSH University COVID-19 Policy

Effective October 17, 2023, in alignment with the RUSH System for Health, RUSH University no longer requires the COVID-19 vaccine for students. The COVID-19 vaccine continues to be strongly recommended.

Please review your college and specific program vaccine requirements as some may require proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

The COVID-19 vaccine continues to be strongly recommended. Information on how to Stay Up to Date with COVID-19 Vaccines can be found at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Please visit to find information on how to receive a COVID-19 vaccine in your community.

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How to Stay Healthy

Stop the spread of germs:

  • Avoid contact with anyone who is sick and stay home if you are feeling sick.
  • Consider wearing a mask to prevent the spread of illness.
  • Wash your hands with soap and water or alcohol-based sanitizer, often and before eating.
  • Cover your nose and mouth when coughing & sneezing.


Learn More

If you have any questions, email Student Health at