Get our free mobile app

As we now enter the phase of people glaring at you for walking into stores with no mask on, the students at Beloit College must show it....and by "it" I mean that they are vaccinated, before returning to class in the fall. WTVO

Students that can prove that they are vaccinated will not be required to wear a mask to classes, attend "testing" or have to remain in quarantine if they are in contact with someone that has COVID.

“Any individuals who cannot get the vaccine due to medical or religious reasons or strong philosophical objections will need to attend regular testing, quarantine if designated a close contact of a positive case, wear masks, and follow physical distancing guidelines.” - Beloit College 

What type of challenges will this bring to Beloit College? Will they be able to legally be able to "make" students get the vaccine? Glenn Cohen a Harvard law professor says, there’s no legal reason colleges wouldn’t be allowed to require COVID-19 vaccinations.

Other colleges (Northeastern and Cornell) have stated that students will be asked to show proof of their vaccination, but there is no real accepted vaccine credential. You could basically forge a card like a fake ID to get into the bar, right?

What about international students? Tons of students travel to receive their education, and this could cause quite the problem. There are places outside of the United States where the vaccine is not as easily obtained.

LOOK: Answers to 30 common COVID-19 vaccine questions

While much is still unknown about the coronavirus and the future, what is known is that the currently available vaccines have gone through all three trial phases and are safe and effective. It will be necessary for as many Americans as possible to be vaccinated in order to finally return to some level of pre-pandemic normalcy, and hopefully these 30 answers provided here will help readers get vaccinated as soon they are able.