PWG Fall 2022 COVID Guidelines

Below are the COVID Guidelines for the Payne Whitney Gymnasium (PWG) for Fall 2022. Members who do not comply with the information below, signage posted throughout the facility or staff instruction will be asked to leave the facility and may be subject to membership suspension and University sanctions. Guidelines are subject to change without notice.  


PWG Access & Vaccination Requirement - Updated August 31st

COVID Vaccinations & BoostersCurrently, PWG Membership is open to Yale students, faculty, staff, alumni and individuals within their households who are compliant with the university’s vaccination and, when relevant, visitors policies.  Unvaccinated Yale students, faculty and staff are not permitted to enter PWG. All PWG members who are eligible to receive their COVID Vaccination Booster must do so in order to maintain their membership. 

Yale Faculty and Staff - Memberships and access to PWG is open to fully vaccinated Yale faculty and staff.  Yale faculty and staff must provide proof of their vaccination (and if eligible their booster shot).  Faculty and Staff Members can upload their Vaccination Booster record here.

Yale Alumni and Household Members of Current PWG Members - We are happy to welcome back our Yale Alumni and Household Sub-Members beginning Tuesday, May 3rd. 

Yale Retirees - We are happy to welcome back our Retirees beginning Wednesday, June 1st.  

Community Memberships - We will continue the suspension of  community memberships. 

Member Access - To access PWG members are required to present their Yale ID at the Welcome Desk. There are no exceptions to this policy. 


Face Coverings & Masks - Updated August 19th 

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Social Distancing - Updated January 6th 

As all members are vaccinated, they may fully engage in all activities. Social distancing should be maitained whenever possible. 


Wiping Down Equipment  -Updated January 6th

Members should wipe all shared objects and key equipment touch points with disinfectant wipes before and after use.