The latest communications about spring semester 2022 to Sewanee undergraduate students, sharing information on COVID-19 efforts, including vaccinations, testing, campus life, health and travel guidance, and academic programming.

 This information is current as of 2:15 p.m. on March 4, 2022.

Updates for Undergraduate Students

March 4: Updated Masking Policy

Based on a review of the CDC’s new three-level system, which revises guidance on indoor masking, and given that our four-county area is, as of March 3, all in the “yellow” category, the University has made a change to its masking policy.

Jan. 19: COVID-19 vaccination clinic Jan. 20

University Health Service and Walgreens will bring COVID-19 and influenza vaccines to campus from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, in Room 203 of the Wellness Center. COVID-19 shots are free; there is a charge for flu shots. Students may also pick up rapid tests at this event.

Jan. 7: On-Campus Rapid Tests

Upon return to campus, every student should self-test for COVID-19 using a rapid test. Rapid tests are available to be picked up beginning Monday, Jan. 10, at the Wellness Commons and at McClurg Dining Hall.

Jan. 7: Beginning the spring term

Dean of the College Terry Papillon sent a message to College students, with information and requests about class attendance this spring.

Jan. 3: Returning for spring semester

An update was sent by the Dean of Students via email to students and families about returning to campus in January. The importance of boosters was reinforced. All Sewanee students, regardless of vaccination status, are asked to take a COVID-19 test 24 to 72 hours prior to returning to campus as well as a rapid test once they return to campus.

Dec. 16: Returning for spring semester

The Dean of Students sent a letter to students and families about returning to campus in January. All Sewanee students, regardless of vaccination status, are asked to take a COVID-19 test 24 to 72 hours prior to returning to campus.