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Fall 2021 FAQs

Yes, we will resume full residential occupancy, with two students assigned per room.

As a residential campus, we will resume full operations of our residency model, in which ALL undergraduate students are required to reside on campus. However, exemptions are granted to those who meet specific criteria such as: 1) students in the Atlanta area who live with their parent(s)/guardian(s) within a 30-mile radius of campus, 2) fifth-year seniors, 3) students age 24 and over, 4) married students, 5) students with child(ren)/dependent(s), 6) students with medical accommodations that cannot be met on campus.

Please contact the Office of Accessible Education for information regarding ADA accommodations.

ALL students will be strongly encouraged to receive the vaccine, except where there are permissible exemptions (for medical, religious, or ADA reasons). Off-campus experiences (including, but not limited to faculty-led study tours, workshops, etc.) may require participants to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

An updated calendar for the academic year 2021-2022 will be published by April 1, 2021.

All classes are expected to resume in-person instruction in the fall semester. However, some faculty members may choose to implement some of the practices learned from online delivery. We have not yet determined which, if any classes, will be in hybrid mode.

There will be both in-person and virtual orientation for all new students and their parents.
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 (New Students); Saturday, August 21, 2021 (Returning Students).

In all residential facilities, we will continue to adhere to CDC guidelines. Face coverings will be required in all communal spaces, maintaining appropriate physical and social distancing. Signage will be posted throughout each residential facility encouraging frequent hand washing, symptom tracking and steps on how to report illness.  We will also conduct return to residence sessions for students prior to returning for the fall 2021 semester.

The dining program will be fully operational for the 2021-2022 academic year.

We will continue to keep quarantine protocols in place as an additional precaution.

In-person and remote internship options will be available.