Vaccine Religious Exemption Request

Students with sincerely held religious beliefs, practices, or observances, which are contrary to the practice of vaccinations, may petition for a religious exemption to the District’s COVID-19 vaccination requirement.

To ensure your request is approved before November 15th, please turn in your religious exemption form no later than 3:00 pm Wednesday, November 10th, 2021.

If you are taking classes from multiple State Center Community College District campuses, you only need to submit your request to one college. Colleges include Fresno City College, Reedley College, Clovis Community College, and Madera Community College.

Submission Process

There are two ways to obtain and complete the religious exemption form process for Reedley College. The preferred method is via My Portal. However, if you do not have access to technology, you may submit a paper copy of the form.

Please select one of the options below.

Online Access

  1. Access the form through MyPortal under Reedley Resource Links
  2. Follow the instructions and prompts to complete and submit the form. You must use your college email address to verify submission of your form.
  3. You will be notified of your approval status via your college email account. Please allow a minimum of 10 days for review and processing.

In-Person Access

  1. If you do not have access to the internet to complete the form online, you may pick up a hard copy of the form in the Vice-President of Student Services Office
  2. Fill out the form and submit to the Vice-President of Student Services Office
  3. You will be notified of your approval status via your college email account. Please allow a minimum of 10 days for review and processing.

**The Reedley College Vice-President of Student Services office is located in the Administration Building, Room 17B. The office is open Monday – Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, closed holidays and weekends.

Status of Exemption Request

Please allow a minimum of 10 days for review and processing. You will be notified of your approval status via your student email account. For questions regarding your religious exemption, please contact the Vice-President of Students Office at (559) 494-3591.

Unvaccinated individuals with an approved exemption will be subject to testing, as well as other preventative measures (including but not limited to masking, daily health checks, social distancing, etc.) to protect the health and well-being of others.

We here at Reedley College appreciate your patience as we work through the details of the new vaccine mandate.