COVID-19 Updates

Reinhardt University continues to base COVID-19 Protocols on guidance from the CDC, the Georgia Department of Public Health and Georgia Governor’s Executive Orders. As the COVID-19 virus continues to impact our community, Reinhardt is committed to educate and remind students, faculty and staff of their responsibility to practice all the behaviors known to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and follow the University COVID-19 Protocols while on campus.

As part of this commitment, the current status of our campus regarding COVID-19 spread will be updated regularly from our Student Health Center.

Current University COVID-19 Mitigation Actions:

Reinhardt will continue to prioritize the health and safety of students, faculty, staff and visitors to our campus with COVID-19 mitigation practices.

Current University COVID-19 Mitigation Actions:

  • Increase communication with campus community to encourage healthy prevention practices.
  • Comply local, state or national executive orders, which may include cancellation or postponement of athletic and cultural events.
  • Implement rigorous methods of cleaning of high-touch surfaces in buildings with appropriate cleaning agents.
  • Maintain communication with local and state DPH officials.
  • Consult best practices and guidance published by DPH, CDC, and WHO.
  • Practice contact tracing efforts to extent feasible.
  • Enhance signage in classrooms, hallways, and entrances to raise awareness about how to stop the spread of COVID-19, including preventative measures such as staying home when sick, practicing good hygiene, self-monitoring for symptoms.
  • All faculty, staff and students are required to wear a mask or face covering in all indoor classes, labs, studios, meetings and events when physical distancing cannot be achievable.
    • Any Reinhardt faculty, coach or office director may require face coverings at official University events, gatherings or in offices. Signs will be posted.
    • All members of campus should be prepared to wear a mask at any time.
  • All faculty, staff and students are strongly encouraged to wear a mask or face covering inside campus buildings where instruction, meetings or large gatherings are not taking place such as residence halls, Hasty Student Life Center and Gordy Center.
  • Require all doors to offices and classrooms to be open. Open windows if possible.
  • Establish protocol for campus community members who feel ill or exhibit symptoms when on campus.
  • Designate 2% of residence halls to become isolation units.
  • Support ways to accommodate needs of community members who are the most vulnerable to COVID-19.