U of Michigan, Michigan State require boosters in 2022

LANSING, Mich (AP) – The University of Michigan and Michigan State University are requiring all students, faculty and staff to receive a COVID-19 booster vaccination for the next semester in an effort to curb the spread of the virus.

Both schools included mention of the omicron variant as a driver in the rules. MSU said in its news release that the deadline to get a booster shot is the beginning of the spring semester on Jan. 10, while U of M’s news release says Feb. 4.

The two universities have the largest student enrollments in the state.