Understanding Current COVID-19 Protocols for Events on Campus

Review University event space guidelines effective Spring 2022, then contact our team to plan your event.

At-a-glance COVID-19 Restrictions

For additional details, please refer to the most recent University Updates


  • No capacity restrictions on any events. 

  • Eating/drinking onsite (indoors or outdoors) is allowed at gatherings with minimal removal of masks. 

  • Visitors are permitted and are required to follow the visitor policy.  

  • Masking indoors at Columbia is optional after March 14. We strongly recommend wearing masks when in crowded settings, both indoors and outdoors. 

Continued Restrictions 

  • Red passes will be applied to all those who are not compliant with the Gateway Testing requirement

  • All non-CU attendees must have proof of vaccination and a booster as well as complete daily attestation prior to accessing a Columbia facility. Individual schools or departments are expected to ensure vaccine compliance when such visitors are invited, and prior to visiting a Columbia facility.