All students are responsible for complying with the rules, standards, and procedures as outlined in the Return to Campus planning.

Fall semester classes begin on August 16.

Returning Students

The most current information for returning to campus will be added to these pages as it is available. Students should continue monitoring their email as well for the most recent COVID-19 information. 

See the June 16 Updated Information Regarding the Vaccination Policy for Students 2021-2022 here.

COVID-19 Return to Campus Update: 2021-2022 Vaccination Policy for Students

The following details the College’s COVID-19 Vaccination policy moving forward for students.

An FDA approved coronavirus vaccine, whether still in Emergency Use Authorization status or not, will be required for all students under the following circumstances

  • Students living in College-owned residential facilities
  • Students that are members of an NCAA athletics team
  • Students involved with any affinity group or club sport
  • Student members of the equestrian team
  • Students involved in any active student organization, to include fraternity and sorority life, and any student organization recognized by the Student Government Association
  • Students that are representing the college in any visual or performing arts program
  • All School of Health Science students
  • All School of Nursing students

Students that are on the Emory campus will need to report their vaccination status no later than July 1st. Students that are on the Emory campus will need to use this form to submit that information.

Students at the School of Health Sciences should upload their vaccination status in E-Value by August 1st. If you do not have access to this link, please consult with Dr. J.P Barfield.

Students at the School of Nursing should upload their vaccination status in Castlebranch. If you do not have access to this link, please consult with Dr. Laurie Anne Ferguson.

Students may request a religious or medical exemption by July 1st. Please note that all medical exemption requests require documentation from a healthcare professional (MD, DO, NP or PA) Further, please note that any religious exemption must be notarized. You may submit religious and medical exemption requests here. Should you be granted an exemption, you will be required to wear a facial covering at all times in enclosed spaces until the CDC indicates otherwise.

Face Coverings

All individuals, as outlined in section 2.1 of the Return to Campus, are required to wear a face covering over their nose and mouth at all times while indoors on College property and in public. Additionally, face coverings must be worn while inside a College-owned vehicle, whether alone or with others, and while inside a College-hired vehicle and with others. Individuals are strongly encouraged to wear a face covering at all times while off-campus and in public.

College Health Center

The College Health Center walk-in visits have been suspended. All in-person visits are by appointment only, 276-944-6219. 

For more information, visit the College Health Center