Health Alert | Coronavirus (COVID-19)

This page contains COVID-19 updates and information.

COVID-19 Vaccinations

In support of Rivier University’s commitment to offer a comprehensive college experience, featuring face-to-face instruction, full residence halls, intercollegiate athletics, and a complement of student events and activities, the University will require proof of full COVID-19 vaccination, or proof of medical or religious exemption, for all students, faculty, and staff who will attend classes, live on campus, work, or access campus during the 2021-22 academic year. Proof of vaccination is due by August 1; request for exemption is required by August 15. If submitting an exemption request, you will be contacted once your file has been reviewed.

Student Instructions

Students will utilize the Medicat health portal to upload proof of vaccination or a Request for Vaccine Exemption form. See Medicat Health Portal instructions for New Students and Returning Students.

Employee Instructions

Rivier employees will use the Vaccination Upload Form for Employees or download an exemption form from the University intranet.

Vaccination Clinic

Rivier University will be holding a clinic on campus on Friday, July 23 for students, faculty, and staff. The Johnson & Johnson (one-shot vaccine) and Pfizer (two-shot vaccine) will be available. If you are interested in receiving the vaccine at this clinic, additional details will be sent via email soon.

Helpful Links

  • CARES Act information can be found on this page.
  • Information from the Center for Disease Control (CDC)
    • What to do if you are sick: If you are sick with Coronavirus Disease 2019, or suspect being infected with it, follow the steps in this fact sheet to help prevent spreading it to people in your home and community.

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