category: Advisory Updated COVID Reporting and Testing for Fall 2022 By Gardner-Webb University On August 16, 2022 Welcome back to campus Runnin’ Bulldogs! We are already off to a great start to the Fall 2022 semester! As classes begin, we continue to keep your health as a top priority. Given COVID’s persistence locally as well as nationally, we recommend masks indoors in crowded situations, but they are not required. Free masks are available upon request at the Student Development Office in the Tucker Student Center.Any student (residential undergraduate, commuter, or graduate) with COVID symptoms should isolate in their room, report their symptoms to [email protected] and make arrangements to be tested for COVID. Free test are available at the Atrium Student Health Clinic on campus.If the test is positive, you will then be required to isolate in one of the campus isolation spaces or, if possible, return home for the isolation period. Students with questions should contact Dean of Students Lesley Villarose immediately at [email protected] or at 704.406.2081.Faculty will not be required to provide online classes for students in isolation, but they will allow classwork to be made up at a later date, per policy.Faculty or staff members who develop COVID symptoms should contact Barry Lane at [email protected] or at 704.297.6988.