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COVID-19 Student Self-Certification Instructions

See below for instructions about how to verify your vaccination status through COVID-19 Student Self-Certification. Find frequently asked questions about the vaccination requirement.

Instructions for COVID-19 Student Self-Certification

  • Step 1: Log into the MyCalStateLA portal.
  • Step 2: Under the Academics section in the portal, click on GET.

Screenshot of MyCalStateLA portal showing red box and arrow pointing to COVID-19 Student Self-Certification button

  • Step 3: Once in the GET system, select Main Menu, select Self Service, and then select COVID-19 Self-Certification. You can follow this path in the top dropdown menu or on the Self Service page.

Screenshot of dropdown menu that shows path from Self Service to COVID-19 Self-Certification

Screenshot of navigating to the COVID-19 Self-Certification system from the Self Service page

  • Step 4: Read the information and instructions on the page and select the appropriate options.

Screenshot of COVID-19 Vaccination Self-Certification page showing the instructions and options to select from

  • For more information about terminology, click the hyperlinked words and a pop-up box will appear with details.

Screenshot of example of how to click on a hyperlink (approved vaccine) to get an explanation and definition in the self-certification system

  • Step 5: Click the Attach button to attach your proof of vaccination or supporting documentation for an exemption request. A request for a medical exemption must be accompanied by documentation from a certified or licensed healthcare professional. A request for a religious exemption must be accompanied by a personal statement or a statement from a religious leader that describes the applicable religious or other comparable belief that is the basis for the exemption request. All exemption supporting documentation should include your name, CIN (campus identification number), and the type of exemption you are requesting.

Screenshot of Attach button where you can upload your proof of vaccination or exemption request

  • A pop-up will prompt you to select your file and then upload.

Screenshot of file attachment pop-up

  • Now you will see the name of the attached file and the options to view or delete.

Screenshot of what it looks like when you have uploaded your proof of vaccination before submitting

  • Step 6: Click Submit at the bottom of the page and you will be taken to a confirmation page with a thank you message.

Screenshot of confirmation message thanking students for submitting their vaccination information or exemption request


For more information, please contact the Dean of Students via email at [email protected].