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SUNY Ulster Campus Plan - 2023-24 Academic Year 

AMENDED 8/2/2023:


SUNY Ulster continues to follow all required public health protocols to reduce, mitigate and control the spread of COVID-19. 

This plan adheres to all of SUNY's required health and safety protocols to ensure the safety of all students, staff, and faculty.  These measures are subject to change, and updated plans will be circulated in the event that additional guidance is issued or updated. 

2023-24 General Guidelines 

The Vice President for Administrative Services, Jamie Capuano serves as SUNY Ulster’s Campus Safety Monitor. Vice President Capuano serves as the central reporter for all COVID-19 compliance reports. 

Information requests and questions regarding COVID-19 compliance shall be directed to Vice President Capuano at and Health Services at

Proof of Vaccination

Health and Safety Protocols

Vaccine and Booster Policy

  •  All students are strongly encouraged to stay up to date on their initial course of vaccinations and boosters consistent with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations. While vaccines are not required at this time as a condition of enrollment, SUNY Ulster along with SUNY reserves the authority to change this policy at any time because of changes in local conditions or due to requirements imposed by Federal, State, or local authorities.
  • Students enrolled in any program or course or who are participating in a clinical or internship held at a third-party location must continue to comply with all health and safety guidelines, including any vaccination or testing protocols that are in place at the third-party location. 
  • Students are encouraged to upload their COVID vaccine status in the SUNY verification system. 

Face Coverings and Social Distancing

  • SUNY Ulster will continue to monitor local conditions and determine if or when mask mandates are required. Such assessment will include an evaluation of CDC guidance and any metrics that exist at that time. SUNY Ulster reserves the right to maintain a mask requirement in any venue or with any specific population on campus at our sole discretion.
  •  All students, faculty, and staff need to follow the masking requirements for activities or instruction delivered at a third-party location. 


  • SUNY Ulster continues to strongly recommend that affiliates stay home if they feel unwell and isolate according to CDC guidelines if they test positive for COVID-19. 

Surveillance COVID Testing

  • Testing is recommended for people with symptoms of COVID-19 as soon as possible after symptoms begin. Rapid test kits are available in the Health Office, the Office of Campus Safety & Security, and Human Resources. 

Data Management

If a student, faculty, or staff member obtains a positive COVID-19 test result from an outside testing agency, or they are placed under mandatory quarantine, they are required to notify SUNY Ulster Health Services at  

Personal Protective Equipment

Face masks are available at Health Services on the Stone Ridge campus and at the Public Safety desk at the Kingston Center.


The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) established the Coronavirus Relief Fund (Fund) and appropriated $150 billion to the Fund. All records can be found on the SUNY Ulster's CARES report..





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