Event Public Health Requirements

Mon, 10/04/2021

Please note the following public health requirements:

All attendees who are current Cornell students or employees must show their Cornell ID for admission to the event. Cornell employees attending indoor events must complete the Daily Check prior to attendance.

All attendees who are not current Cornell employees or students (such as alumni, retirees, visitors, guests, parents, community members, third party event attendees, and others) must provide one of the following: 1) proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 with an FDA- or WHO-authorized vaccine; 2) results of a negative FDA- or DOH-authorized PCR, rapid PCR, or nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) COVID-19 test collected within 72 hours of the event start; or 3) an FDA-authorized antigen test performed on a specimen collected within six hours of the event start.

You will be required to show this documentation, along with a photo ID matching the proof (if necessary), before being allowed into the performance. A photo, photocopy, or screenshot, or an electronic device is acceptable. This documentation will not be collected for record-keeping.  

Proof of Vaccination

For proof of vaccination, you can use:

  • CDC Vaccination Card. A photo or photocopy of this card is also acceptable. Card must include name, vaccine brand, lot #, dose dates, and the site administrator.

  • Official immunization record from within or outside the U.S., including from your health care provider. Documentation must include at a minimum: name, vaccine brand, dose dates, along with the name of the certifying agency providing the immunization record. International documentation must be translated into English, including your name.

  • NYC COVID Safe App: Android | iOS You can upload to this app a photo of your CDC vaccination card or other official record, along with your photo ID.

  • NYS Excelsior Pass (or Excelsior Pass Plus): Android | iOS

Proof of Negative COVID-19 Test

Proof of a negative COVID-19 test (PCR, rapid PCR, NAAT, or antigen) must include:

  • The name of health care facility or testing program providing the result
  • Your name matching photo identification presented
  • Date and time the sample was taken
  • Testing methodology (PCR, rapid PCR, NAAT, or antigen)
  • Result of “negative” or “not detected”

Compliance with the university's mask mandate will be required for all audience members. 

Child Attendee Requirements

Attendees ages 12 and older must also present proof of vaccination or recent negative COVID-19 test result upon arrival at the event. Photo ID is not required if accompanied by a parent or guardian. Children younger than age 12 are not required to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result; however, all such individuals must wear a mask when attending indoor and outdoor events, even when physical distancing can be maintained.

Please adhere to Cornell University’s COVID-19 guidelines. Stay informed at covid.cornell.edu

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