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Coming to campus requires you to be vaccinated.

Student COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

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MVC students, visitors and employees must show their CLEARED4 pass before entering buildings. Have your green or blue pass ready on your phone or printed out for that day. CLEARED4 support is also available.

You're required to be vaccinated to come to campus!

The safety of our students, employees and community is our top priority. That's why we're requiring anyone who accesses on-campus services and classes to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

  • Partial vaccination is required by registration date to register for face to face or hybrid classes
  • Full vaccination is required by start of term to attend face to face or hybrid classes
  • Booster vaccination now required: Students must submit proof of having received a booster vaccination by February 1 for spring 2022 in-person class enrollment, or, if ineligible, submit proof within 30 days of becoming eligible and complete weekly negative COVID-19 tests in the meantime.

Vaccine Status How to Submit Vaccines and Testing COVID-19 Updates

 

Why are vaccines being mandated?

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Due to the health implications associated with COVID-19, the Riverside Community College District (RCCD) Board of Trustees approved a new resolution (No. 02 – 21/22) on August 10, 2021 requiring COVID-19 vaccinations for students, faculty, staff and visitors who will be accessing District facilities or the campuses of Moreno Valley College, Norco College and Riverside City College.

 

Get Vaccinated

Are you cleared 4 class?

Moreno Valley College uses the CLEARED4 web app to track vaccination status and check your health daily.

Vaccination status is defined as fully, partially or un-vaccinated. Full vaccination status is required to come to campus. Unvaccinated students may access to online classes and services ONLY.

To register for in-person (face-to-face or hybrid) classes, provide proof of partial vaccination and be fully vaccinated by start of term (two weeks after final dose) to attend class. Submit proof through CLEARED4.

Restrictions and tasks for fully vaccinated students

Fully vaccinated means you've received the single-shot Johnson & Johnson or both shots of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccines, plus you have received a booster vaccine, and enough time has passed for you to have built immunity.

Your tasks: Provide proof of your vaccination status through CLEARED4 to register for classes on time. Your vaccination status will be retained through the term and all you need to do is complete a daily symptom check when you come to campus. Since booster vaccines are required for spring 2022 in-person classes, you must submit proof of having a booster vaccine by February 1 (if already eligible) or within 30 days of becoming eligible.

Restrictions: You may access campus provided you complete your daily symptom checker, carry your vaccination status pass and wear a mask while on campus. If you have not yet received a booster vaccine, you must complete weekly COVID-19 tests with negative results.

Restrictions and tasks for partially vaccinated students

Partially vaccinated means you have received the first dose of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine; OR have received two doses but have not had two-weeks to build immunity; OR you have received the Johnson and Johnson vaccine and have not had two weeks to build immunity; OR you have received both doses and have not received a booster vaccine.

Your tasks: To register for spring 2022 classes, you must receive your second dose Pfizer or Moderna by January 31 and provide proof before the first day of classes. If you are eligible for a booster vaccine by February 1, you must submit proof of having received one. If you are ineligible for a booster but have recently completed your second dose, you must complete a weekly negative COVID-19 test until you become eligible for a booster. When you become eligible, you have 30 days to complete that requirement and submit proof.

Restrictions: You must provide proof of full vaccination to access campus. You will be automatically granted a blue pass (fully vaccinated) once 2 weeks have passed since your final vaccination dose/booster. Carry your vaccination pass and wear a mask.

Restrictions and tasks for unvaccinated students

Unvaccinated means you have not received any COVID-19 vaccinations. Medical and disability accommodations can be sought through Disability Support Services, which may mean enrollment into equivalent online classes. No religious exemptions are being offered, but students who do not wish to be vaccinated may still enroll in online classes and access online student services. If you need a medical exemption, fill out the Student Medical Accommodation Request for COVID-19 Vaccine Exemption.

Your tasks: Get vaccinated at a nearby vaccination clinic or pharmacy and submit your vaccination status through CLEARED4. Else, you may enroll in online classes. You may update your status to fully or partially vaccinated at any time.

Restrictions: You are not permitted to come to campus until vaccinated unless you have a medical/disability accommodation and negative COVID-19 test on file. However, you are encouraged and welcome to enroll in online classes and may access online student services. Unvaccinated students are unable to register for any face-to-face or hybrid classes.

 

 

Student Vaccination Task Timeline

Once you've determined your vaccination status, ensure you know the deadlines for submitting your vaccination status. If you do not complete these tasks on time, you will be dropped from all face to face classes.

View vaccination timeline and important dates pdf

I'm a fully vaccinated student

Daily: Do your daily symptom check, wear a face mask, carry your blue pass and attend classes as normal.

Booster Vaccination: Receive your booster vaccination and submit proof in CLEARED4 by February 1 to stay enrolled in spring 2022 in-person classes. If you are ineligible, submit proof within 30 days of becoming eligible for a booster vaccination and provide a weekly negative COVID-19 test in the meantime.

I'm a partially vaccinated student

By start of term: You must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks after final dose or after first booster shot) to attend in-person classes. Update your vaccination status in CLEARED4 after you receive your vaccinations. Two weeks after your final dose/booster, your pass will be automatically upgraded and you will be free to visit campus.

Spring 2022

Last date for first dose vaccination: Moderna by January 3; Pfizer by January 10, or Johnson & Johnson first by January 31.

Last date for second dose vaccination OR first booster: Receive your final vaccination dose (second Pfizer/Moderna or first Johnson & Johnson) or booster vaccination and submit proof by February 1 to be able to attend in-person classes.

Last date to submit booster vaccination proof: If eligible for a booster shot, submit proof by February 1. If ineligible before February 1, submit proof of booster vaccination within 30 days of becoming eligible. Individuals eligible but who have not received a booster shot will be required to undergo weekly COVID-19 testing with evidence of negative results before accessing District offices and college facilities.

I'm an unvaccinated student

Your Options: Submit your vaccination status, OR enroll in online classes. Unvaccinated students without medical exemptions cannot attend classes on campus, but have full access to ALL online classes and online student services.

Medical Accommodation: If you have a documented medical condition that prevents you from being vaccinated, complete the Student Medical Accommodation Request for COVID-19 Vaccine Exemption. Students with medical exemptions must get weekly negative COVID-19 tests.

Religious Accommodation: The details of how to apply for a religious accommodation to the vaccine mandate are still being determined, but when the form and process are established, currently students will be notified via email.

 

 

Submit Vaccination Status and Campus Check-in

Cell phones displaying blue and green CLEARED4 passes

Students who wish to attend on-campus classes or access on-campus services must provide proof of full vaccination (two weeks since final dose) by the start of each term through the CLEARED4 web app. Details on how to access CLEARED4 is sent to your student email.

About Vaccination Passes

Vaccination passes, provided by CLEARED4, are color coded virtual cards with QR codes. Your pass can be displayed on your phone or printed out.

Fully vaccinated students receive a blue pass to show at campus check-in areas. Blue passes grant unrestricted access to on-site instruction and services.

Partially vaccinated students receive a green pass, contingent upon a negative COVID-19 test result that must be renewed weekly. Green passes also grant students access to on-campus instruction and services. Once you submit your vaccination information to CLEARED4 after getting your final dose, your green pass will become a blue pass after 14 days.

How to Submit Proof of Vaccination

One of these options MUST be completed by the start of each term to avoid being dropped from all in-person classes.

To submit your proof of vaccination via CLEARED4, you may:

  • Option 1: Upload a photo or scanned copy of a completed vaccination card for either Johnson & Johnson, Moderna or Pfizer vaccinations.
  • Option 2: Connect your health data through a link from CLEARED4 to your Electronic Health Record (EHR) provided by your insurance or health care provider, or to the location where you got your COVID-19 vaccination (such as Walgreens, RiteAid, CVS Pharmacy, Walmart, etc.).

How to check in to campus

  1. Complete your symptom self-assessment daily. If you have any COVID-19 symptoms, make sure you stay home. If you are clear, you may proceed to class or access services if you have your blue or green pass available.
  2. Show your pass when entering classrooms and buildings. Bring your green or blue pass with you (on your phone or printed out for the day) and show your pass as you enter classrooms and buildings.
  3. Get help at a CLEARED4 Support Station. Available at campus entrances, you can get help with CLEARED4 or ask staff members to print out your pass for you at a support station.

Avoid being dropped from your classes!

We take campus safety seriously. The vaccine mandate means students must complete these tasks on time in order to access on-campus services and in-person classes without interruption. Tuition for administratively dropped classes will be refunded where possible. Online classes will not be affected.

  • If you fail to submit proof of receiving your second vaccine dose on time (two weeks before term start) through CLEARED4, you will be dropped from all classes that include in-person interactions.
  • If you are excempt and fail to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test on time, you may be asked to leave your class in order to secure a negative test. Repeat offenses may affect your grade or result in you being dropped.
  • If you are partially vaccinated and need a second dose of the Pfizer or Modern vaccine, you must complete that task at least two weeks before term start. Then, update your vaccination status in CLEARED4 before start of term.

 

 

Get help with CLEARED4

Need help with accessing the Cleared4 system? Email us, call our CLEARED4 hotline, or visit a check-in station on campus.

Email: Cleared4@rccd.edu
Phone (951) 222-8017
Online: Visit the CLEARED4 information page

 

 

More Information

Messages to Students COVID-19 FAQ For Employees

 

 

FAQ: About Required Vaccinations

How do I get an exemption/accommodation?

While we believe that the online classes offered will serve most unvaccinated students, we recognize that there are some students with documented medical conditions and/or disabilities who may need to request accommodation from the vaccine mandate.

For medical reasons: Complete the Student Medical Accommodation Request for COVID-19 Vaccine Exemption form, after which the Disability Support Services office will contact you with your options. Note that you must provide medical documentation as proof and get tested weekly. Completion of the exemption form is NOT a guarantee of approval.

For religious reasons: Exemptions from this mandate for religious reasons are currently not being granted. If and/or when this changes, students will be notified by email.

What happens if I don't show proof of vaccination?

Unvaccinated students may not enroll in face-to-face or hybrid courses. They may enroll in any online courses.

Partially vaccinated students may enroll in hybrid and face-to-face courses, provided their initial vaccination date met the term deadline (at least 1 month before term start) and allows for enough time to receive a second dose (at least 2 weeks before term start) and reach full vaccination status by start of term.

If you do not receive your final vaccination dose and reach full vaccination status by start of term, you will be dropped form any face-to-face and hybrid classes.

Online classes are unaffected by vaccination requirements.

Automatic drops may affect your financial aid status. If you know you will not be seeking approval to come to campus, enroll in online classes now.

Will I have to be tested weekly until my second vaccine dose?

Partially vaccinated or exempt students may utilize on-campus testing options each week. Unvaccinated or partially vaccinated students are not approved to attend face to face or hybrid classes. Make sure you are meeting the deadlines for your term vaccination dates in order to avoid being dropped from in-person classes.

The CLEARED4 system will keep you informed if you need testing and provides green passes to students who have tested negative for COVID-19.

What exactly is required for the vaccine mandate?

Students must be fully vaccinated or exempt with a negative test to attend face to face or hybrid classes. Vacciantion requirements will be satisfied by the Pfizer (two doses), Moderna (two doses), Johnson & Johnson (one dose) vaccines, and boosters as they become available.

How long will I have to show my blue or green pass?

Staff and instructors will check vaccination passes any time students enter buildings or classrooms.

 

 

FAQ: About Class Schedule Changes

Do I need to change my classes or will the college change my schedule?

Enrollment in online classes is not automatic. If you are dropped, you must enroll in online courses yourself. If you do not want to be vaccinated, may enroll in online-only classes. If you are partially vaccianted and you do not submit proof of full vaccination (if you do not have a valid/approved medical accommodation) before the start of term, you will be dropped from all classes requiring in-person meetings. Unvaccinated students may also only access online student support services.

Deans of Instruction and faculty are adding additional online classes to the class schedules, but not all face-to-face classes will be available online. Be sure to waitlist on classes that you need.

Will all classes be available online?

No, not all classes that are scheduled to be in-person or have an in-person meeting will be available in an online format. While the Deans of Instruction are continually adding new online courses, not all classes can be converted to an online format.

How and when will I know that my schedule was changed?

Students in need of assistance changing classes should contact their engagement center, Counseling Services or meet with your educational advisor. Help is offered in-person and online.

How long do I have to change my classes?

Each class has its own deadlines to add or drop. Please check the class information available on EduNav. Semesters typically allow enrollment up to 2 weeks into term, though many classes will require an add code from the instructor at that point.

How will dropping my classes affect me?

Dropping classes can affect students' academic standing and impact financial aid eligibility. If you are unsure about dropping a class, speak with a counselor or the financial aid office.

 

 

FAQ: About Student Resources and Access

If I'm not vaccinated, can I check out books from the library or use the computer lab?

The Library offers curbside pickup. No, unvaccinated students are not able to use a computer lab on campus.

If I need a laptop because I need to take online classes how do request a loaner?

The Library offers laptop loans to students. You may request a semester-long laptop or device loan to ensure you can complete your online class work. Be aware that failure to return laptops on time results may result in fines.

Will the Learning Center still be available to me?

Yes, the MVC Learning Center continues to offer online and in-person services. You will have academic support, tutoring, writing and reading, math and supplemental instruction help even if you are enrolled in only online classes. If you are taking in-person classes, the Learning Center will be open for service starting the second week of the semester.

How do I get textbooks if I can't come to campus?

The bookstore will ship your orders to your preferred address. Place your textbook order online and have them shipped to your home.

Do I have to pay for parking if I have face-to-face classes on campus?

All cars must display a permit during spring, summer and fall terms, regardless of the cost of parking. Fall 2021 parking is free but requires a permit to be displayed. Winter 2022 parking is free and will not require a permit. Spring 2022 parking cost is to be determined, but will require a permit. Order one through MyPortal.

Can I still ride RTA busses for free even if not vaccinated?

As long as you have paid your transportation and student services fees, you may continue to receive associated benefits like free rides on RTA buses using your mobile Go-Pass. Be sure to follow their requirements for distancing and mask wearing.