The CSU and UC systems are awaiting formal approval of the COVID-19 vaccines by the FDA to officially require immunization to return to campus next semester.
Vaccination appointments for the first round of Long Beach State students will become available pending the arrival of more vaccine shipments.
Everyone needs to do their part in working toward herd immunity.
While the rest of the state has had difficulty with vaccine rollout, the city of Long Beach and Long Beach State have been pioneers in vaccine distribution.
Students, faculty and staff at CSULB who have pre-registered for vaccination should expect an email to make an appointment
Kimberly Fodran, Long Beach State’s medical director, encourages the Beach community to receive the vaccine as soon as possible, whether it be through the campus or one’s city of residence.
The Moderna vaccine will be offered at the Beach for faculty, staff and students with shipments arriving by the end of the month.