On May 4, 2021, OSU announced its intent to require COVID-19 vaccinations for students and employees who learn, work or engage with others in-person during classes or university activities. Students can now comply with this policy by confirming their vaccination status through the patient portal. Information on seeking exemptions to this requirement will be available by July 9, 2021. Students must comply with this requirement by Sept. 15, 2021.  

For frequently asked questions regarding the COVID-19 vaccine, click here.

If you have questions or concerns regarding COVID-19 or vaccinations, please call the COVID-19 hotline from 9 a.m. to noon and 1-5 p.m. at 541-737-7211.

STUDENTS WILL NEED to complete ONE of the following steps to meet this requirement:

  • Confirm that you have been vaccinated by uploading your card to the patient portal. Or... 
  • Confirm by completing a form (coming soon) if you have lost your card and upload it to the patient portal. Or... 
  • Claim exemption from the vaccination requirement by completing the appropriate form declining to comply (coming soon) and upload it to the patient portal. 


OSU Staff/Faculty: 

After discussions with the Faculty Senate, unions and others, OSU will finalize its policy and implementation details by the Fall.  Stay tuned.


To Comply with the vaccination policy, begin here: 

Student (including student employees)
OSU Staff/Faculty Information Coming Soon










OSU Students


Confirming Vaccination

Once you have your vaccine card, please follow these instructions:

  1. Click here to download the instructions for uploading your vaccine card to the Patient Portal.
  2. Click here to access the Patient Portal and enter your information.


Claiming Exemption from Vaccination