Fall 2021 Return to Campus

Emory University is excited to welcome back faculty, staff and students for fall 2021. The information and resources on this webpage will assist with the transition to a return to campus. As more details are confirmed, this page will be updated and resources added.


Frequently Asked Questions

View these FAQs for answers to common questions and concerns about returning to campus in the fall of 2021.

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Video: Returning to Campus: How to Keep You and Our Community Safe

Watch this video which outlines the steps Emory University is taking to prepare for the return of our community to campus while prioritizing the health and safety of our university community.

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Emotional Support Resources

As we prepare to bring back all faculty and staff to campus for the fall semester, the Faculty Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) is offering several resources to help with the emotional aspect of the transition.

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Health and Well-being Resources

For many of us, the pandemic has had an impact on our overall health and well-being. These resources can help you take care of yourself physically and emotionally as you prepare for the fall return to campus. There are also manager resources for helping employees.

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Upload Your Vaccination Card

Faculty and staff who receive a Covid-19 vaccine outside of Emory Healthcare are encouraged to upload an image of their Covid-19 vaccination card to the H.O.M.E health portal.

View Instructions for Uploading Your Card

COVID-19 Related Guidance for Return to Campus

Based on the current guidance from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for Colleges/Universities and Workplaces and the COVID-19 conditions in Atlanta, Emory's Environmental Health and Safety Office (EHSO) has developed guidelines to promote a safe environment on campus.

See Guidelines

Exemptions from Working on Campus

Most faculty and staff employees are required to work on campus beginning fall semester 2021. Each school or business unit will determine plans for returning to campus. Exemptions may be requested following outlined policies and procedures.

View Processes for Exemptions


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