Current Cornell COVID-19 Alert Level: Green

Campus case prevalence at or below predicted levels.

Testing and Vaccination Data

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Cornell COVID-19 Alert Levels

We must all be aware that the COVID-19 pandemic has not ended, and the emergence of variants and other evolving conditions may warrant changes in Cornell’s guidelines about specific restrictions. Such changes will be communicated to the campus if needed.


Campus case prevalence at or below predicted levels.


Campus transmission rising and prevalence above predicted levels.


Isolation facilities or local hospital capacity limited and prevalence above predicted levels.

Current Status – Green

Updated April 1, 2022


All faculty, staff, students and visitors must wear masks when in certain settings, including in classrooms and laboratories, at healthcare and testing facilities, and on public transportation.


Supplemental, opt-in surveillance testing and symptomatic testing are available.

Classrooms & Labs

Classrooms and labs are configured normally. All faculty, staff and students must wear masks in classrooms and laboratories.

Campus Facilities

Campus facilities are configured normally and operate at full capacity (e.g., dining halls, gyms, libraries).


Cornell-sponsored events, student activities and other gatherings of Cornell students, faculty and staff may take place (indoors or outdoors). Rooms can be filled to capacity but, whenever possible, designate enough space to allow for physical distancing that could be used by unvaccinated individuals, or by vaccinated individuals who may not feel comfortable sitting near others.
See event guidance.


Travel for Cornell-related business or research is allowed; travel outside of the U.S. must be registered. Faculty, staff and students should exercise caution when traveling; international travel for unvaccinated individuals is discouraged. Supplemental testing is strongly encouraged upon return from travel.


Visitors are allowed on campus, but must follow all public health guidance, including masking (see visitor guidance). Events must adhere to guidelines detailed on the events page.