Clients & Veterinarians
Hospitals Open
  • Clients: Curbside and in-person veterinary appointments. Hospital personnel and clients to wear masks within the hospital facilities.
  • Pharmacy: Curbside and in hospital pick-up available
  • Veterinarians: Referral portal CUHA rVet Connect
Faculty & Staff

Cornell University and the College of Veterinary Medicine are closely monitoring the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

What's New?

Student Information

Last update: December 14, 2021

Instruction/Spring Semester

  • D.V.M.: TBD
  • M.P.H.: TBD
  • M.P.S.: TBD
  • Ph.D.:  TBD


  • Student information is regularly updated at the Cornell student public health requirements site
  • Follow university safety guidelines and
    • Monitor for symptoms and stay home if sick
    • Visibly wear your student ID at all times when on the CVM campus
    • Follow mask and distancing guidelines applicable for your situation
    • Use outdoor or large, well-ventilated indoor spaces for essential meetings on campus
    • Continue hand washing and disinfection
  • Masks: Not fully vaccinated
  • Masks: Fully vaccinated (2 weeks after receiving final dose of an FDA-authorized vaccine as documented in the Daily Check)


  • Winter Break testing hours: Available at Cornell testing webpage
  • Regular hours of CVM testing site
    • 7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday. Wear a mask when you come to the testing site
    • Testing at non-CVM sites at Cornell testing webpage
  • Not fully vaccinated
    • Who have received medical or religious exemption are required to participate in regular surveillance testing 2 x week
  • Fully vaccinated (2 weeks after receiving final dose of an FDA-authorized vaccine as documented in the Daily Check)
    • Undergraduate students, and fully vaccinated professional students in CVM, Law, Johnson, AAP and ILR, are required to participate in surveillance testing once per week.
  • Resources



  • Access to CVM buildings requires a Cornell ID on weekdays (before 7:00 a.m. and after 5:00 p.m.) and weekends
  • Observe all signage in facilities regarding usage of spaces, direction of traffic flow, and wear and when to wear a mask


Travel continues to be a higher-risk activity for COVID-19 infection.

Quarantine Guidance