COVID-19 Updates




Grossmont College, the nation's leading transfer school to San Diego State University, has fully reopened for on-campus classes and services. While vaccinations are no longer required, anyone who is in a classroom or in a student-support area such as a library or counseling office must be masked.




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At Grossmont College, we have a schedule that can fit your schedule with classes that are both online and in-person. In addition, through the Grossmont-Cuyamaca College Promise, the first two years of instruction are tuition-free for first-time, full-time students.


Student Vaccine Policy


At the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District, your health and safety are our top priorities. That is why we are requiring all students enrolled in on-campus classes or seeking in-person services to wear a mask.


Vaccine FAQs

The following FAQs are a resource for quick information. If you have a question not addressed here, it may be submitted to We will do our best to keep these FAQs current and updated regularly.


Q:  Are vaccines required?

A: Students are no longer required to be vaccinated beginning with the fall, 2022, semester. However, Grossmont College strongly urges everyone to be fully vaccinated for their own protection and the protection of others.



Q.  Are students required to be vaccinated to meet with a counselor?

A:  No. However, anyone who is not vaccinated must wear a mask at all times while indoors. Everyone, vaccinated or not, must wear a mask while in a classroom or student-support area.


Q:  What is the requirement for dual enrollment students who are taking Grossmont College classes at the high school? What about work experience courses?

A:  If you are enrolled in college courses on your high school campus, please follow your high school’s policies and protocols. If you are taking a work-experience class and no other on-campus classes, please follow the policies and protocols of your work environment.



If there are questions not answered here, please submit them to



Health & Safety Measures


Mask Requirements


Students who are unvaccinated must wear a mask while on campus. For those who are vaccinated, masks are now only required in instructional and student support areas. Elsewhere, masks are optional for vaccinated students. 


If a student is unable to wear a face covering due to a disability predicated on an accessibility need, please contact the Accessibility Resource Center 619-644-7112.There is no religious exemption for wearing a mask on campus. 


Persistent and substantial violations will be processed through the formal Student Code of Conduct Student Code of Conduct student conduct process. 


For additional information on protocol, please visit any of the following webpages: GCCCD Campus Repopulation Planning FrameworkFace Covering Video and Social Distance and Face Covering Training


Exposure protocol for students

Regardless of vaccine status, complete the following instructions if you believe you were exposed to someone with COVID-19:


1.  You do not need to quarantine if you are asymptomatic.

2.  Take a COVID-19 test within 3-5 days of the last exposure.

3.  Close contacts should wear a well-fitting mask around others for a total of 10 days, especially in indoor settings.

4.  If you develop symptoms or your COVID-19 test result is positive, isolate yourself and contact the Grossmont College Health and Wellness Center at 619-644-7192 or or the Cuyamaca College Health and Wellness Center at 619-660-4200 or


Grossmont College students can use a checklist on this pageand Cuyamaca College students can use this checklist of potential signs or symptoms of COVID-19.


Questions regarding exposure should be directed to Student Health & Wellness at 619-644-7192 or



 Proof of Vaccination /  Exemption Forms


Proof of Vaccination

How to submit proof of vaccination 


Please submit one of the following: (Acceptable file types no larger than 10 MB: pdf, jpg, png, gif, bmp, bm, tif, tiff)


- A scan/photo of the front of your COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card. (must include the dates of vaccination and the manufacturer brand – Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson)


- A photo of your Digital COVID-19 Vaccine Record(QR Code) from the California Immunization Registry; (must include the dates of vaccination and the manufacturer brand – Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson)


- A medical statement from your doctor


Upload documentation to Colleague/Self-Service here




Covid Testing



Covid Testing


Antigen tests (at-home tests), which are recommended by Cal/OSHA to determine if someone is infected with COVID-19, can be requested from the following locations:

  • Campus Health Center
  • District Human Resources (Trailer 80B)
  • Office of the President
  • Campus and Parking Safety
If you have any further questions, please email:



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