Sterling College has a corporate social responsibility to keep Canada and our school communities safe. Our Vaccination Policy will promote a safe learning environment and help protect the health and well-being of our students. Students that have not been vaccinated by a Health Canada-approved vaccine are considered unvaccinated.
Vaccines Approved In Canada
Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty, tozinameran, BNT162b2), two doses
Moderna (mRNA-1273), two doses
AstraZeneca/COVISHIELD (ChAdOx1-S, Vaxzevria, AZD1222), two doses
Janssen/Johnson & Johnson (Ad26.COV2.S), one dose
Full Vaccination Status:
Green Sterling College Vaccine Passport
Students are considered fully vaccinated if they have received the following vaccination:
Two doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna or AstraZeneca
One dose of Johnson & Johnson
Protocol: Fully vaccinated students will receive a green Sterling College Vaccine Passport and will be able to participate in all on-campus classes and activities.
Partial Vaccination Status:
Yellow Sterling College Vaccine Passport
Students are considered partially vaccinated if they have received the following vaccination:
One dose of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna or AstraZeneca
Protocol: Partially vaccinated students will receive a yellow Sterling College Vaccine Passport. Students can immediately study on campus for up 42 days until they receive a second dose of a Health Canada-approved vaccine. Partially vaccinated students will be subject to rapid antigen testing once per week.
No Vaccination Status:
Red Sterling College Vaccine Passport
Students will be required to receive their first dose before September 13, or they will be required to study online and not be allowed to participate in on campus activities.
Once a student receives their first dose, they will receive a Partial Vaccination Status and a yellow Vaccine Passport. They will be required to follow the Partial Vaccine protocol.
After receiving the first dose, students will be given Partial Vaccination Status and receive a yellow Sterling College Vaccine Passport. Students can immediately study on campus for up 42 days until they receive a second dose of a Health Canada-approved vaccine. Partially vaccinated students will be subject to rapid antigen testing once per week.
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