Emory & Henry plans to return to in-person learning for Fall 2021

Posted by Allison Galloway
Emory & Henry College has announced plans to return to in-person learning beginning in the Fall 2021 semester.

The College’s goal is to welcome all students back to campus and return to a normal academic calendar, increased face-to-face instruction and recreational campus activities.

“Our main priority will remain the health and safety of the Emory & Henry community,” says President Dr. John W. Wells. “The College’s COVID-19 task force has been monitoring the situation and is optimistic that we can return to a sense of normalcy soon.”

The decision to restore the on-campus experience was made based on the declining COVID-19 cases nationwide and regionally as well as the predicted vaccine rollout. The College will continue to follow the most up-to-date guidelines from the state, health department, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as it pertains to social distancing, wearing masks and gathering.

A 10-week Summer Semester offered in two, five week terms will be offered remotely and in-person starting May 17.

Emory & Henry Athletics will learn more from the NCAA in mid-summer regarding its desire to move from Division III to Division II and in the meantime is filling game rosters and scheduling play for 2021-2022.

The first day of Fall of semester classes is August 16. 

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Our main priority will remain the health and safety of the Emory & Henry community. The College’s COVID-19 task force has been monitoring the situation and is optimistic that we can return to a sense of normalcy soon.
- President Dr. John W. Wells

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