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Student Vaccination Policy FAQs

The following FAQs are a resource for quick information. If you have a question not addressed here, it may be submitted to We will do our best to keep these FAQs current and updated regularly.

Q: I have received the first (of two) dose of the vaccine. Can I still attend in-person classes?

A: Please upload your documents indicating your partial vaccination status to the database link provided:

Once you have received your second dose of the vaccine, please email your updated vaccination documentation and your student ID to

You must be fully vaccinated prior to the start of classes.  The deadline to submit proof of vaccination status for the spring, 2022, semester is Friday, January 21. 

Q: I am having trouble with the upload. What should I do?

A: Make sure your file type is pdf, jpg, png, gif, bmp, bm, tiff, or tif. If you are uploading from an iphone, make sure your image is not an HEIC file type.

 Further, please make sure your attachment is no larger than 10 MB.

Q: I uploaded my documents, what happens next?

A: Your documents will be verified by a health and safety specialist. Please allow 1-2 days for processing. Proof of vaccination documentation and exemption requests are reviewed in the order received.

Q: Are students required to be vaccinated to meet with a counselor?

A: Yes. Scheduled in-person appointments with counselors require students to be vaccinated. Transactional appointments (such as cashiers office, bookstore pick up, admissions & records paperwork delivery, dropping off financial aid forms, etc.) of less than 15-minutes do not require proof of vaccine, but masking will be enforced.

Q: I am unvaccinated, how can I access services?

A: All student services will continue to be offered remotely/online. You can find email addresses, phone numbers, links for Zoom, etc. online for each campus. (Cuyamaca | Grossmont)

Q: I am unvaccinated, what are my class options?

A: There are a number of options for remote/virtual education. Connect with your counselor (Cuyamaca | Grossmont) if you need help finding a class on either campus that works for you. (Class Schedule:Cuyamaca | Grossmont)

For your health and safety, we urge you to get vaccinated. 


Medical exemption forms can be accessed through this link.

Religious exemption forms can be accessed through this link.

Upload documentation to Colleague/Self-Service here

Q: What is the process to provide proof of vaccination?

A: The details on acceptable documentation are outlined above. You can upload those documents here.If you need to download your vaccination record from the State of California database you can do so here

Q: Is COVID-19 testing available on campus?

A: Yes. 

  • Starting Tuesday, January 18 and throughout the spring semester:
    • Grossmont College
      • Monday 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
      • Tuesday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
      • Wednesday 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
    • Cuyamaca College
      • Monday 12 p.m. – 7 p.m.
      • Tuesday 7 a.m. – 11 a.m.
      • Wednesday 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Eligibility for On-Campus COVID-19 Testing

On-campus COVID-19 testing is open to students and employees of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District. At this time, the testing is not available to the public, family members of students or employees, or others. Students and employees can visit either campus for testing and can test more than once.

Walk-ups versus Appointments 

Walk-up testing is available as long as the student or employee has a profile in Biocept’s online system. But advance registration is highly encouraged. To sign up, visit Cuyamaca College or Grossmont College.

Off-campus Testing Locations

COVID-19 testing is also available around the region. To find a location, visit:

If there are questions not answered here, please submit them to

Further information also is available at our college websites

Grossmont College Vaccine FAQs websiteCuyamaca College Vaccine FAQs website

Last Updated: 01/12/2022
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