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Deadline for students to provided proof of initiation of vaccination or filed an exemption

September 10, 2021


Updated timelines and information

WSU is aligning student and employee COVID‑19 vaccination protocols following Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 20‑14.1 and full FDA approval of the Pfizer vaccine. Please carefully read the following for updated timelines and information.


  • All WSU students must be compliant (provided proof of initiation of vaccination or filed an exemption) with the vaccine requirement by Friday, September 10, 2021.
    • The process for compliance is available on the Cougar Health Services website.
    • As of Monday, August 23, 2021, students can no longer file personal exemptions.
    • Any students not in compliance by September 10 will face academic holds.
  • Any WSU student with a personal exemption currently on file must provide proof of full vaccination, or request a religious or medical exemption by Monday, October 18, 2021.
  • The updated process to request a medical or religious exemption will be released next week.
  • Student employees will have to provide proof of vaccination to both Cougar Health Services and Workday. WSU is working on a streamlined process for student employee exemptions and will provide more information next week.
  • To find a vaccine provider near you, please visit Students can schedule their vaccine on the Pullman campus, through Cougar Health Services. WSU Spokane is also hosting vaccine clinics on campus for students, faculty, staff and community members.

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