Frequently Asked Questions


Contact

Jo Ann Mitchell Brasington
Marketing and Communications
Email: brasingtonjm@wofford.edu
Phone: 864-597-4183

For more information visit:
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COVID-19 vaccines and booster shots are required for students, staff and faculty to support the health and well-being of the campus community. Individuals who object have the option of completing a medical or religious waiver or completing a statement of strong personal objection. Please upload proof of vaccination or exemption to the Wofford Wellness Center patient portal at my.Wofford.edu.

Waivers

Student Exemption Request Form

Faculty/Staff Exemption Request Form

Masks are optional across campus, except in classrooms where faculty request the wearing of masks and personal office spaces where visitors might be asked to wear a mask.

The college is following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) isolation and quarantine guidelines. Because we are all together for in-person learning, the college’s residence halls and apartments are full, with limited capacity for isolation and quarantine.

Wofford encourages each student and family to develop a plan for COVID-19 isolation or quarantine. Students are responsible for contacting faculty regarding academic work. The Wellness Center is available at COVID@wofford.edu to answer questions. The college’s counselors and the chaplain are also available. Please reach out if you need support.

This is a confidential email address that the Wellness Center’s nursing staff monitors. Nurses will respond to messages in a helpful and timely manner.

The college is following the CDC’s guidelines when determining steps to take if exposed to COVID-19. Those steps will be based on an individual’s vaccination status and the symptoms they are experiencing.

The college is hosting events, including visiting lectures, athletics contests and sorority and fraternity activities during the 2022-23 academic year. Campus requirements for masking and distancing could be influenced by recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, state health officials and the local healthcare system.

Students are responsible for notifying faculty if they must miss classes to quarantine or isolate. Students are also responsible for communicating with faculty to make up any assignments missed while away.

Members of the campus community are advised to stay away from others if they are not feeling well. Seek a COVID-19 test and contact COVID@wofford.edu if you need help locating a testing site, at-home test or to report a positive test result. Proactively contact professors and supervisors. Professors and supervisors should communicate with students and employees about class or workplace expectations in case of illness.

The college will share COVID-19 updates online at Wofford.edu/coronavirus. The college also uses Daily Announcements (in your email inbox each morning during the academic year) to share important information.

Keeping up with all the information about COVID-19 is daunting, but the CDC has made learning the facts manageable. Visit cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html to read more and make your own informed decisions. Please address specific Wofford questions to COVID@wofford.edu. This confidential email address is monitored seven days a week during business hours by the Wellness Center’s nursing staff only.