The following changes are being made to the COVID-19 vaccine mandate requirements effective immediately.
All students can now take in-person classes (and access in-person services) if they meet ONE of the following:
You only need to submit documentation once.
We will also continue to offer quality online classes and services.
For a full set of FAQs, please see the State Center Community College District FAQs.
In-person students who have symptoms and/or test positive:
Reach out to your instructor for support needed if you are not able to complete your studies. Faculty will be as flexible as possible with you.
If using a mobile device with a camera:
If using a computer without a camera:
If you have misplaced your vaccine card, the State of California offers a digital COVID-19 vaccine portal with a digital copy of your vaccine record: https://myvaccinerecord.cdph.ca.gov/
Students with an approved medical or religious exemption must complete a COVID-19 test two times a week. Please check your student email for your assigned days of the week.
All students can test at any SCCCD college (Madera Community College, Fresno City College, Reedley College, and Clovis Community College).
Madera Community College Information:
Hours: Mon-Thur, 9 am-6 pm (closed from 12:30 – 1 p.m.)
No symptoms and taking classes in person
Location: R3-B (See map)
Symptoms and/or taking online classes
Location: Parking Lot C (Shield t3 drive thru map)
Call 559-675-4199 to not notify the technicians of your arrival or leave a voicemail. Park in one of the designated Shield T3 testing stalls and wait for a technician to assist. Please remain in your vehicle while testing.
Please note: You must not have anything to eat or drink the hour prior to testing.
Testing should not take longer than 10-15 minutes.
It takes approximately 48 hours to confirm your submission. To view the status of your submission, click on “Medical Clearances” on the left side of the COVID Vaccine Mandate Site.
If you have misplaced your vaccine card, the State of California can provide a digital copy of your vaccine record at the Digital COVID-19 Vaccine Record website.
Make an appointment at myturn.ca.gov or call (833) 422-4255 and schedule your appointment for a clinic in the community. There are appointment and walk-in options.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have made clear that the vaccines are safe and effective. The Pfizer vaccine is now fully FDA approved and others have met the FDA’s rigorous, scientific standards for emergency use authorization.
Learn more about the Delta variant and why it is important to get vaccinated.
No. However, to maximize protection from COVID-19 and reduce the possibility of spreading it to others, all individuals are strongly encouraged to get vaccinated.
Please continue to check your student email for updates.
Thank you for your patience as we roll out this important new requirement. The values of Madera Community College include providing a safe learning environment, and we are working hard to roll out this new requirement as effectively as possible.