Students

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

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. 

Student Booster Verification Requirement and Upload

Our COVID-19 vaccination policy remains that students must remain up to date with vaccination. In response to the Omicron variant and guidance from institutions such as the ACHA, we are requiring a verified booster dose of an FDA approved COVID-19 vaccination for all students who are six (6) months post the second dose of either Pfizer or Moderna and two (2) months post the second dose of Johnson and Johnson.

For students on the Emory Campus, please visit this link to upload your COVID-19 Booster Vaccination information.

For students at the School of Health Sciences, please upload your COVID-19 Booster Vaccination information into eValue. For students at the School of Nursing, please upload your COVID-19 Booster Vaccination information to Castlebranch. If you are an undergraduate nursing student, please also upload your information via this link.

Semester Entry Tests

For all unvaccinated students on the Emory campus, you will be required to submit a negative PCR test prior to returning to campus. This test must be completed no earlier than 72 hours prior to your arrival on campus, please use this link to upload your negative entry test. Please contact Dean Tracey Wright, with any questions that you may have.

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, including 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 prior to their appearance on campus. 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. 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 at least a month before the start of the entering semester. 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 unless they are vaccinated per the March 22, 2022 update. Check campus email or the latest updates for most current requirements. Additionally, face coverings are recommended 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