COVID-19 Vaccination Exemption for Employees

Manhattan College requires that all employees must demonstrate proof of full COVID-19 vaccination, which includes a full series of vaccines and a booster shot by June 15, 2022 . An employee must be in compliance with this requirement in order to be on campus. Please see the Vaccine Requirement for 2022-23 Academic Year for more information. New employees must become compliant with the vaccine requirement or hold an approved exemption before the start of employment.  

Medical & Religious Exemptions

Employees seeking or renewing a medical or religious-based exemption to the COVID-19 vaccination requirement must complete all of the below exemption application forms, specific to your request, and upload them to the Employee Exemption Portal. Learn more about the timeline and renewal process for exemptions.

Medical Exemptions 

Apply for this type of exemption if the vaccine may be detrimental to your health or is otherwise medically not advised as a course of treatment or procedure. 

Please complete the following forms if you are applying for a medical exemption from a primary series (meaning you have not received two doses out of a two-dose series or one dose out of a one-dose series):

Medical Exemption From COVID-19 Vaccination Forms:

Please complete the following forms if you have already received your primary series of a COVID-19 vaccine and are seeking a medical exemption from the booster dose: 

Medical Exemption From COVID-19 Booster Dose Forms:

Religious Exemptions

Apply for this type of exemption if you have a sincerely held religious belief, practice or observance that prohibits you from receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. Please note: applications for a religious exemption from a booster dose are not available. 

Please complete the following forms if you are applying for a religious exemption from a primary series (meaning you have not received two doses out of a two-dose series or one dose out of a one-dose series):

Religious Exemption from COVID-19 Vaccination Forms:

Timeline & Renewal of Exemptions

Please allow up to 10 business days for the College to review your application for an exemption, after it is fully submitted. Medical or religious exemptions must be renewed prior to the start of each academic year. Medical exemptions from the booster dose must be renewed prior to the start of each academic semester