Responding to Coronavirus
Discover how Booth is managing the global pandemic and maintaining our commitment to excellence for our students, alumni, staff, and community.
In the face of the global pandemic, the Booth community continues to come together and work incredibly hard to support the mission of the school with amazing enthusiasm, creativity, and flexibility. Following guidance from the university, the CDC, and local and regional authorities, we are working diligently to ensure that we maintain our distinctive academic environment, operate at the highest caliber, and foster vital connections for our students around the world, all while protecting the health of our community.
This website will provide our community access to the most up-to-date information needed to plan for the new quarter from both Booth and the University of Chicago, the latest thought leadership from Booth faculty around COVID-19, and information about health and safety.
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement for Students
Starting with Autumn Quarter 2021, the University of Chicago will require all students participating in in-person classes, research, or other university-sponsored programs or activities in the US to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. This applies to Booth students as well.
COVID-19 Vaccination: Current Distribution Schedule
The University of Chicago is supporting vaccine distribution, in close coordination with CDPH and UChicago Medicine. Chicago entered Phase 2 of COVID-19 vaccine distribution April 19.
Take Action: Required Training and Health Affirmation Before Coming to Campus
Before coming to any Booth campus in Chicago, London, or Hong Kong, all Chicago Booth students, faculty, and staff are required by the University of Chicago to complete COVID-19 training and affirm their commitment to specific precautions.
See the Requirements
See the UChicago Forward website for details on the university’s reopening plans.