Why are we testing athletes, residential students and coaches?

Aug 13, 2020

The nature of athletic competition, residential living and the current environment has contributed to our decision to test these students and coaches in a targeted approach. This is in addition to the symptomatic testing that is already in place. We will continuously evaluate testing frequency and determine appropriate follow up testing as needed. On Campus […]

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Are dining facilities open to students?

Aug 13, 2020

Yes, they are. Social distancing is being carefully managed and the number of students in the dining room at any given time is limited. Faculty and staff will not eat in the dining hall, which leaves more space for students. The Tea Room is also open, but also with guidelines for distancing and appropriate numbers.

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Will the Tea Room be open to Faculty, Students, and Staff?

Aug 07, 2020

Yes. Beginning on Aug. 24, the Tea Room will be open 7:30 a.m to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Friday hours will be 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Tea Room will be closed Saturday and Sunday.

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What counseling and mental health support services are available?

Aug 04, 2020

Counseling & Support Services This is a stressful time. We understand some Brenau community members may feel anxious about this evolving public health situation, and you may have concerns about friends and family living in areas currently experiencing the outbreak. Students are encouraged to contact any or all of the following resources: University Counselor, Gay […]

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What is the plan for studio and computer lab time?

Jul 31, 2020

Some labs are for specific programs and therefore may allow some ad hoc access. For example, the SVAC Mac lab and the Fashion Design lab in Redwine 107 both have keypunch locks so that only students in those programs can access those. However, Redwine 106/108 will have multiple classes and have no controlled access so […]

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Can I visit/tour campus?

Jul 30, 2020

Yes! We are excited to offer in-person appointments and campus visits. Please review and follow policies below before coming to campus. Only three (3) visitors per tour/appointment per family. All visitors must complete the daily screening checklist to receive approval to visit campus. Visitors should arrive no earlier than 10 minutes before the appointment. Masks […]

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When will full employee on campus capacity be reached?

Jul 29, 2020

Until the virus is no longer a public health threat, we will function with various levels of staffing.

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What job protections do employees have if they decide to enroll their children in virtual learning and they must be home?

Jul 29, 2020

We are looking to accommodate as many individual situations as possible. We have been able to do so to date, and anticipate doing so moving forward.

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Will work study students work on campus this fall?

Jul 29, 2020

Work study students are allowed to work this fall. They will be expected to follow all the protocols in place.

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How will the policy of self-assessment be administered for visitors?

Jul 29, 2020

It is the host of visitors’ responsibility to ensure that visitors fill out the self-assessment form prior to coming to campus.

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If visitors show up unannounced and haven’t filled out the self-assessment or don’t have a mask, what do we do?

Jul 29, 2020

You are to ask them to fill out the self-assessment and wear a mask. If they do not have a mask, offer them one. If they refuse to comply with these requests, ask them to leave campus.

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Will faculty and staff be able to eat in the dining facilities?

Jul 29, 2020

Faculty, staff and visitors will only be able to participate in take out/pick up for dining hall food

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I’m in nursing, PT, OT, PSY, ED. What about my clinicals/fieldwork for the fall 2020 semester?

Jul 28, 2020

All students who participate in an experiential learning activity (e.g. clinicals, fieldwork, service-learning, etc) will be required to complete an Experiential Learning Waiver stating that they agree to comply with Brenau University’s professionalism standards and code of conduct. Students will then be placed at sites, based on availability, through their departments. Signing the waiver is […]

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Is the bookstore open? How can I order books?

Jul 28, 2020

Starting July 27, the bookstore is open Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Online Delivery Encouraged and Available with Free Shipping All textbooks can be purchased online through the campus bookstore website. Free ground shipping is available on all orders of course materials and general merchandise. Please remember that you may experience significantly longer shipping […]

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Will students return to campus housing for the Fall 2020 semester?

Jul 28, 2020

At this time the University is anticipating the return of students in campus housing for the Fall 2020 Semester. Any updates will be communicated to you via your official Brenau email. Students with questions or issues related to obtaining fall housing should email studentservices@brenau.edu or call (770) 534-6299. Find out more about housing, do’s and […]

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I require tutoring support. Is this available remotely?

Jul 28, 2020

Yes, Brenau University has many options for remote academic support. For assistance on writing related assignments, visit our Writing Center. For support in a math or science class, contact the Study Place for Achievement (AKA Math & Science SPA) If you need assistance conducting research or accessing library materials, you can meet with a library […]

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If I have concerns or questions about transitioning to a virtual format, what should I do?

Jul 28, 2020

We  realize that taking online classes for the first time can be scary, but everyone at Brenau is here to help you!  First, please contact your advisor and share your specific concerns.  He or she can help you devise a schedule for your online work, learn to access and navigate Canvas (our learning management system), […]

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If I need accommodations, how do I register and receive my accommodations?

Jul 28, 2020

Please visit the Brenau University Learning Center website for detailed information related to accomodations. Director Jennifer Loggins is available to assist you in securing accommodations, learning support, and more. You can contact her at jloggins@brenau.edu.

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These are great online-learning resources, but I’m still having a hard time figuring out what to do. Who can help me?

Jul 28, 2020

For additional assistance, feel free to email helpdesk@brenau.edu or call 770-538-4774 for help.

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I don’t know the first thing about Canvas. Can I get some help?

Jul 28, 2020

Here are the basic technology requirements for Canvas and some hints about using Canvas from your mobile device. These resources will help you be successful by ensuring you understand the technology expectations for online courses: What are the Basic Computer Specifications for Canvas? Which Browsers Does Canvas Support? 213 – Canvas Student App (Vimeo) (This video […]

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