EWU opts for vaccine expectation over mandate

Entire campus to reopen July 1

CHENEY – After a year of virtual/hybrid operations due to coronavirus mandates, Eastern Washington University is opting for a vaccine “expectation rather than a mandate.”

University Interim President David May sent an email May 6 regarding vaccination expectations.

“In the spirit of transparency, we know that the decision to get vaccinated is not one that we can make for you,” May wrote. “There are good reasons, religious, medical, and philosophical, why someone may choose not to be vaccinated.”

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