Accessibility Resource Center

COVID-19 Medical Vaccine and Booster Exemptions

Chico State Students:

If you are an undergraduate or graduate student requesting a medical exemption to the COVID-19 vaccine or booster requirement, you must self-certify in the Student Center(opens in new window) of your Chico State portal that you qualify for a medical exemption by checking the appropriate box. 

  1. Please note that when you self-certify as qualifying for a medical exemption, you may be required to provide supporting documentation immediately upon request. You may also be required to follow additional COVID-19 safety precautions as directed.
  2. There are no additional steps to take at this time when requesting a medical exemption to the COVID-19 vaccine or booster. 

Students who wish to request a religious exemption to the COVID vaccine or booster must self-certify in the Student Center(opens in new window) of their Chico State portal that they qualify for a religious exemption.

Students must contact the WellCat Health Center(opens in new window) for exemption requests for any other campus vaccine requirement. 

Chico State Faculty and Staff:

If you are Chico State faculty or staff requesting a medical exemption to the COVID-19 vaccine or booster requirement, please complete the following steps as soon as possible:

  1. Email arc-vac-exemption@csuchico.edu(opens in new window) as soon as possible to request the Reasonable Accommodation packet. You will be sent documentation for you and your medical provider to complete.
  2. Faculty and staff must also self-certify for a medical exemption on the Employee COVID-19 Certification Page(opens in new window). Step-by-step instructions are available on the State Employee Vaccination Certification Process(opens in new window) page. 

Faculty and staff who wish to request a religious exemption to the COVID vaccine or booster, or have religious exemption questions, must contact Labor Relations(opens in new window). ARC does not process or facilitate religious exemption requests.