Question Tag: coronavirus

What are the guidelines for student gatherings, events, activities?

Sep 18, 2021

Any gatherings on campus will be in compliance with state and local regulations. The appropriate vice president and a representative from the COVID-19 Task Force will oversee the approval process for all events. Brenau University requires all vaccinated and unvaccinated persons to wear a mask while in all indoor facilities at any of our campus […]

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

Sep 18, 2021

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

Will clinics on campus be open to community patients (Psychology, OT, PT)?

Sep 18, 2021

Yes, community patients will be allowed on campus. Brenau University requires all vaccinated and unvaccinated persons to wear a mask while in all indoor facilities at any of our campus locations and to fill out our COVID Screening Checklist prior to coming to arrival. Masks are not required outdoors.

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

Sep 18, 2021

It is the host of visitors’ responsibility to ensure that visitors fill out the self-assessment form prior to coming to campus. Brenau University also requires all vaccinated and unvaccinated persons to wear a mask while in all indoor facilities at any of our campus locations. Masks are not required outdoors.

Can I visit/tour campus?

Sep 18, 2021

Due to the COVID-19 trends in the community and state, Brenau isn’t accepting visitors on campus at this time. Instead, we are offering personal, flexible, guided virtual tours and online events. Contact us at to learn more. We hope to welcome you back to campus in person soon.

I was exposed to COVID or tested positive. Should I take wellness time?

Sep 03, 2021

In all of the situations listed below, you must complete the online COVID Reporting Form if you are experiencing COVID-like symptoms, have tested positive for COVID or have been exposed to someone with COVID. After completing the form, someone from the COVID team will reach out to you to discuss next steps. If you’re feeling […]

How will I know if a student, colleague or teacher is in quarantine?

Aug 06, 2021

As per HIPAA guidelines, Nurse Practitioner Sarah Davis will not discuss the details of COVID exposure with anyone other than the patient and contact tracers. Faculty, staff or students considered exposed will be contacted by contact tracers. Notification of faculty, staff or students who are not considered exposed will come directly from the patient themselves. […]

What is the plan for studio and computer lab time?

Jul 22, 2021

Computer labs and studios will resume their normal schedule. 

What happens if I have symptoms, am exposed or test positive for COVID?

Jul 22, 2021

COVID-like symptoms Notify COVID team via COVID Reporting Form Remain off-campus or in current housing location until symptoms resolve COVID Exposure Notify COVID team via COVID Reporting Form. Regardless of vaccination status you must quarantine for 7 days Vaccinated individuals may return to campus If no symptoms develop after 7 days. Unvaccinated individuals may return […]

Do I have to complete the daily screening checklist before engaging campus life each day?

Jul 22, 2021

Yes. In light of the ongoing surge in COVID-19 cases in our community, and as part of our commitment to a culture of prevention, students and employees are required to complete a daily screening checklist prior to engaging campus life each day. Employees and students are expected to take their temperature as a part of […]

What are the COVID-19 reporting requirements for students and employees?

Jul 22, 2021

Any COVID-like symptoms need to be reported to the COVID team. The COVID Reporting Form is found on the Brenau App or on our webpage. The COVID team will immediately be notified of your case and you will receive education materials after submitting the form. Someone from the COVID team will contact you in less […]

I require tutoring support. Is this available remotely?

Jul 22, 2021

Yes, Brenau University has many options for remote academic support. While most tutoring will take place face-to-face, online tutoring will be available. 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 […]

How will Brenau test for COVID-19?

Jul 22, 2021

Brenau offers rapid antigen testing on campus and has contracted off campus PCR testing. The type of test used will be determined by vaccination status, exposure risk and symptoms.

What do I do if I have coronavirus/flu symptoms?

Jul 22, 2021

If you are experiencing COVID or flu-like symptoms please quarantine and fill out the COVID Reporting Form. You will receive an email with guidance for your situation. Do not return to campus until symptoms have resolved.

What are the best types of masks?

Aug 21, 2020

Currently the CDC recommends cloth masks. In terms of which masks to choose, the best choice in decreasing protective order: N95 Surgical masks 3-layer cloth 2-layer cloth 1-layer cloth (not recommended) If you make your masks yourself, studies indicate that higher thread cotton is the best material, especially when combined with an electrostatic material such […]

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 […]

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 accommodations. Director Jennifer Loggins is available to assist you in securing accommodations, learning support, and more. You can contact her at

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 or call 770-538-4774 for help.

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 […]

I’m in my course, but now what?

Jul 28, 2020

Each professor may take a bit of a different approach to ensure continuity of learning. Be prepared to navigate your course site using the menu options on the left side of your screen to find content your professor has posted to share with you, to submit assignments in the dropboxes, and in some cases, to […]