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Beginning the week of September 13, testing will occur of Mondays and Tuesdays from 8:30am-4pm on the Utica campus. Rome campus testing occurs on Tuesdays from 9-11am. Students need to review the email that was sent to them to understand when they should plan to report for testing. This is not a walk-in service.  

You can seek out private testing. You may search for testing sites at the following website link: https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/find-test-site-near-you. The deadline for private testing submissions is Tuesdays at noon. 

If you have been vaccinated and your last test was more than two weeks ago, you may be exempted from the testing requirement if  you submit your results to the SUNY portal.

No, you would only need to test if you are regularly coming to campus for classes or labs. 

  • You may search for testing sites at the following website link: https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/find-test-site-near-you.  
  • Once you receive your results, be sure to upload them here: COVIDdocs 
  • Click the link and you will be able to drag and drop the file or you can browse your computer for the document. 
  • After your document has been added, please click the Upload in the bottom left corner of the web page. If your upload is successful, a green Uploaded will appear to the right of the file name. This is your receipt confirmation that the college has your documentation.

Yes, you need to submit your results no later than noon on Tuesdays beginning September 14, 2021.   You will submit your documents to  weekly to the College at COVIDdocs.

  • Click the link and you will be able to drag and drop the file or you can browse your computer for the document. 
  • After your document has been added, please click the Upload in the bottom left corner of the web page. If your upload is successful, a green Uploaded will appear to the right of the file name. This is your receipt confirmation that the college has your documentation and are able to arrive on campus for the start of classes.
 

Positive results will be communicated to you within 48-72 hours. Negative results will not be communicated by MVCC staff.  However, all students can view individual results by logging into your account at https://app.clarifi-covid-19.com/

Judicial sanctions will apply this year.

The testing schedule has been outlined in emails to all students who are scheduled for an on-ground class or lab at either campus. Please refer to your student email for more information.

  • You are exempt if you have been fully vaccinated.
  • You are exempt from testing if you have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 90 days. You must submit that documentation as noted above.
  • You are exempt if you are currently in quarantine or isolation.  
  • You are exempt if you test privately for work or other reasons weekly and you are submitting that documentation on a weekly basis to the portal as noted above.
  • You are not exempt if you just don’t want to do this.  
  • You are exempt if you have had a religious or medical exemption approved by the College. These are formal processes/requests.

If you are a student with an on-ground class or lab and you are not vaccinated you must be tested regardless of travel history.

This is specifically addressed in the email sent to all students with on-ground classes/labs. Please review your email.

Anyone who participates in our pool testing and tests positive will be notified directly usually within 48-72 hours. If positive, the College has established protocols with the Oneida County Health Department regarding quarantine, and this will be communicated.

A student may request a religious exemption by filling out the online exemption form. An exemption must be approved by the College.

In order to be verified by your Campus, you will need to log into this application and perform the manual verification by uploading an image of your vaccination record.  You will only be able to upload an image of your vaccination record after you attempt to automatically verify your vaccination status by submitting your First Name, Last Name, Date of Birth, Zip Code and Phone Number.

International students who obtained a COVID-19 Vaccination may provide documentation signed by a healthcare provider duly licensed to practice medicine in the United States or a foreign country, and such documentation must include the dates of vaccination and name of the COVID-19 Vaccination given. Approved World Health Organization (WHO) vaccines include Pfizer/BioNTechAstrazeneca-SK BioSerum Institute of IndiaJanssen and Moderna.