Looking Ahead

Emory University has developed guidelines, protocols, and resources for a continued safe living, learning, and working environment.

COVID-19 Information for the Oxford Community

If You Are Sick or Were Exposed to COVID-19

Find resources, important guidelines, and the steps you need to take.

Emory University COVID-19 Objectives
  1. Limit COVID-19 transmission
  2. Reduce severity of COVID-19 illness
  3. Protect the most vulnerable
  4. Promote a vibrant campus community that supports our academic and research mission

Please see the Emory Forward website for the most recent information and campus updates. Please check our site regularly as we will continue to feature Oxford-specific updates and details as soon as that information becomes available.

Vaccine and Booster Requirements

Emory University requires all students, faculty, and staff to be vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19, with exceptions only for those with approved medical or religious exemptions, and those students, faculty, and staff who are fully remote.

Learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine requirements at Emory

Oxford College Students: Immunization requirements and steps for reporting COVID-19 vaccination status are on the Oxford College patient portal.

COVID-19 Testing

Emory provides two types of COVID-19 tests for all students, faculty, and staff: Screening Test for those who are asymptomatic (no signs of COVID-19) and Diagnostic Test for those who are symptomatic (showing signs of COVID-19) or possibly exposed to COVID-19.

Please do not visit the Emory screening locations if you are symptomatic.

The Oxford screening site is at Murdy Hall near Student Health Services.

Full Testing Details

Mask Guidance

Masks are optional indoors in most spaces on Emory’s campuses. 

Exceptions include the following:

  • Masks will still be required on all Emory shuttles and public transportation until further notice.
  • Masks will still be required indefinitely in clinical, patient care, and select research facilities on campus, including but not limited to Student Health Services.

Full Masking Policy

Visitor Policy

Visitors can access campus; however, certain public-facing spaces may enforce additional restrictions or limitations including reduced services, scheduled appointments, vaccination requirements, or other measures. To support this safe and healthy environment, all visitors, vendors, suppliers, service providers, and anyone else accessing campus are strongly encouraged to be vaccinated for COVID-19. 

Review Emory Visitor Policy during COVID-19 Condition

Emory COVID-19 Dashboard

The Emory COVID-19 Dashboard is updated daily to keep our community informed about reported cases of COVID-19 among faculty, staff, and students on and off campus.

Explore the Dashboard

Learn about our Operating Condition Status Meter that guides our behavior on campus.

Emory is following Standard Operating Conditions.