Students who are in partial compliance will be notified by the Vice President for Student Affairs that they will be suspended from their classes if they do not fully comply with the immunization requirements within the first 30 days of the semester (45 days for students transferring from another state or country). Students who are suspended and who subsequently fail to comply with the immunization requirements will be administratively withdrawn from their classes and prevented from registering for subsequent semesters.
Immunization records shall be maintained on each campus at the Health Services Office, which shall consider such information as confidential and subject to the College Records Policy and New York State Public Health laws. The Vice President for Student Affairs shall be responsible for the completion and timely submission to the Commissioner of Health of the annual survey of immunization levels of students attending Suffolk County Community College.
Should a suspected case of measles, mumps, or rubella occur on a campus, the Office of the Dean of Student Services will evaluate the case in conjunction with the County Health Department and the Health Services Office and consulting physician. While awaiting serological confirmation, immunization records will be reviewed and susceptible individuals identified. If the suspected case is confirmed, the Office of the Dean of Student Services will notify all susceptible students and staff to be immunized. Susceptible students who are unable to be immunized may be required to remain off campus until the Health Department deems it safe for such individuals to return.
Should a suspected case of COVID-19 occur on campus, the Office of the Dean of Student Services will evaluate the case in conjunction with the County Health Department and students with exemptions may be excluded from all in-person classes and activities, and that if the student is enrolled in courses that require a physical presence on campus that they may not be able to complete my academic coursework remotely.