Connecticut College – with information and consultation provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization, the Connecticut public health commissioner, and the local Ledge Light Health District – closely monitors public health issues. Below is information that may be helpful for students, faculty, staff, parents and other visitors to the College. 


If you become ill with flu or flu-like symptoms


COVID-19 Guidance (as of August 2023)

I Have COVID Now What Do I Do?


Vibrio vulnificus:

Vibrio vulnificus -- What You Need to Know


Important Information on Mpox

Zika virus:

Students who are currently in areas affected by the Zika virus have been contacted by Student Health Services and the Study Away Office. We encourage all students to monitor the CDC website for updates on the virus and affected countries.


Prevention of communicable diseases 

Students who have chosen not to be immunized or are medically exempt from state-mandated vaccines will be required to leave campus for three weeks in the event of an outbreak for their health and safety. State-mandated vaccines are two varicella, two MMR, and meningitis.

Note to Non-Immunized Students

Non-immunized students (those without immunization for measles, mumps, rubella, meningitis, and/or varicella) will be required to leave campus for three weeks in the event of an outbreak.