Colleges nationwide are continuing to crackdown on unvaccinated students, with one school issuing weekly $200 fines to those who’ve yet to get the jab.
Students who don’t abide by Quinnipiac University’s vaccine mandate will receive weekly $100 fines for the first two weeks of non-compliance, and additional $200 weekly fines going forward.
Students who delay getting vaccinated beyond September 14 will lose their on-campus Wifi privileges, staff said in an email to students.
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Quinnipiac University in Connecticut is hitting unvaccinated students with weekly $200 fines
Virginia Tech has kicked out more than 100 students who failed to submit COVID-19 vaccination documentations, university officials said August 31.
Of the about 37,000 Virginia Tech students expected when classes began last week, 134 were booted for failing to submit their proof of vaccination or exemption documents, university spokesman Mark Owczarski told the Roanoke Times.
Earlier that month, University of Virginia kicked out 238 students for failure to comply with the school's vaccination requirements, though of those the school says only 48 were enrolled for fall classes.
A California State University-Long Beach student receives a vaccine dose in this file photo. The CSU system will not allow non-vaccinated students who aren't exempt on campus this fall
The California State University (CUS) system announced in late July that unvaccinated staff and students would not be permitted on campus beyond September 30.
Those who choose not to get vaccinated would likely have the option of studying remotely, officials said.
'The current surge in COVID cases due to the spread of the highly infectious Delta variant is an alarming new factor that we must consider as we look to maintain the health and well-being of students, employees and visitors to our campuses this fall,' said CSU chancellor Joseph I. Castro said in a statement. 'Receiving a COVID vaccine continues to be the best way to mitigate the spread of the virus.'Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Higher education institutes are not the only ones insisting on a vaccinated student body.
The Los Angeles Unified School District will mandate vaccines for students aged 12 and older
The Los Angeles Unified School District’s board of education voted Thursday to