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COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement

Need help preparing for a smooth transition to in-person, on-campus instruction at El Camino College? We're here for you! The following detailed instructions about the COVID-19 vaccination mandate includes links and frequently asked questions to guide you through the process.

Did you upload your proof of COVID-19 vaccination yet?

Watch the quick step-by-step tutorial to help you through the process. Proof of vaccination is required to attend in-person classes at El Camino College.

More Info: COVID-19 Information | Vaccine Requirement | COVID-19 Testing

Attending El Camino College as a Student

El Camino College requires all students taking in-person classes, faculty, and employees, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and upload proof of vaccination.

For campuswide COVID-19 updates, visit the COVID-19 Information webpage.

COVID-19 Testing Not Required for Vaccinated Students and Employees

Testing will not be required for vaccinated employees and students. Testing continues to be required for exempt employees and students at MBBM 134. Learn more.

If you're an employee...

For vaccine requirement information for employees, visit Vaccine Requirement for Employees.

Deadlines to Enroll in Summer or Fall 2022 Classes

Please do not wait until the last minute to be vaccinated, submit an exemption, or submit your vaccination proof. Students are considered fully vaccinated 14 days following their second dose of a two-shot vaccination, or 14, days following a one-does vaccination. It will take a few days to process and approve your vaccination status. Summer registration begins Monday, May 16 and Fall registration begins Monday, May 23, 2022.

Upload Proof of Vaccination Monday, May 2, 2022
Submit an Exemption (see process below) Monday, May 2, 2022

Frequently Asked Questions for Students

Vaccines are required for in-person instruction. To ensure anyone who will be attending class in-person has been vaccinated, proof of vaccination must be uploaded into the World Back to Work health-screening portal .


We are encouraging all students to receive the vaccination, but if you are taking classes only online you are not required to be vaccinated.


When arriving on campus, you will need your vaccination information uploaded in the health screening portal to be able to receive a wristband to enter buildings on campus and attend in-person courses. If you have received a vaccination exemption, you will be rapid tested every 48 hours.


Fully vaccinated students can access all campus buildings. Exempted students or visitor Non-vaccinated students may not enter campus buildings and are not allowed to access services on campus.


At this time, booster shots are not required but are available on campus to students and employees at the Student Health Center.


At this time, masks are required while in campus buildings and not required outdoors with social distancing.


Students are asked to complete the following forms to seek an exemption.

For employee exemption information, visit Vaccine Requirement for Employees.


If your exemption is approved you will be asked to schedule a rapid test at MBBM 134 for testing every 48 hours or the second time in a week you visit campus. Testing is required before attending class or visiting a building on campus. Please arrive early to allow time for the rapid test result to be read.


Students who do not receive an approved medical or religious exemption will not be able to take classes that meet on campus.



For further questions about the health screening process or uploading your vaccination information, please email ECC@worldbacktowork.com.