ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The University of Michigan is requiring all students, faculty, and staff at its three Michigan campuses to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by the start of the fall semester.
In a letter Friday, July 30, university President Mark Schissel said that the action was being taken due to the spread of the more infectious delta variant.READ MORE: Michigan Reports 7,733 New COVID-19 Cases, 35 Deaths
All faculty, staff, and students, including those learning remotely, will have to submit proof of vaccination by Aug. 30. The university will provide information by early August about seeking religious and medical exemptions.READ MORE: Fall Hayrides Begin Oct. 1 At Heritage Park In Farmington Hills
The letter said as of July 30, 81% of students and 65% of employees on the Ann Arbor campus have reported receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.MORE NEWS: Ballot Drive: Join Michigan With National Popular Vote Pact
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