Updated August 20, 2020
A Task Force has worked diligently to develop a comprehensive plan for the reopening of the Bryan College campus this Fall. Details can be found in our Plan for a Healthy Fall.
Face coverings are required when: in hallways, classrooms or labs; entering faculty and staff offices; traveling in vans and buses; and in close proximity with others for more than 10 minutes. Cloth masks will be provided by the College (at least 2 per student, per semester).
A Task Force has developed a comprehensive plan for the reopening of the Bryan College campus this Fall. Specific details can be found in the Plan for a Healthy Fall.
The seating capacity will be reduced by removing tables and chairs to meet state and local guidelines. There will be no self-serving stations. Utensils will be individually wrapped and condiments will be individually packaged.
Yes. Sanitizing supplies will be available for individual use as well as plans to maintain physical distance when possible.
Public buildings are limited to students and staff by card access only. Campus visitors must register at the Stophel Welcome Center and be escorted around campus or be given a visitor access card.
The wearing of masks is not generally required although it is encouraged in the public buildings. However, there are a few specific situations such as labs and travel in vans and buses where physical distancing is not possible and masks will be required.
The cafeteria will continue to serve all meals. The cafeteria will close between each meal for a disinfecting routine. Seating in the cafeteria will be reduced to maintain physical distancing. Lunches and suppers will have a carryout option available for those who do not wish to eat in the cafeteria.
Further details can be found in the Plan for a Healthy Fall.
Yes, athletic events will be held on campus but attendance at indoor athletic competitions has been temporarily suspended due to Tennessee state guidelines.
Classes and events are currently scheduled as traditionally as possible while adhering to state and local recommendations. Please check the school calendar for the most up-to-date information.
There will be student activities on campus this fall semester. These activities will be conducted within the parameters of maintaining physical distancing and providing as safe an environment as possible for those participating.
Yes! You are able to meet with your academic advisor. All meetings are encouraged to be done virtually by appointment.
New students will be able to find this information on their myBryan account by Orientation (July 29, 30, and 31).
In an effort to further reduce the opportunity for the spread of COVID 19 the College has decided that at this time no visitors will be permitted in the residence hall or rooms. This temporary measure will be enforced until state and/or federal guidelines regarding COVID 19, are eased or terminated.
Yes! The dining hall will be open to students. The seating capacity will be reduced to meet state and local guidelines. Further details can be found in the Plan for a Healthy Fall document.
Students are not required to be tested prior to returning to campus. However, local and state medical professionals encourage students to be in close proximity of their homes for 14 days prior to coming to campus. Although not testing upon arrival, we do ask for those planning to come on campus to self-monitor and if showing signs or symptoms, to delay arrival until they are symptom free.
There will be some changes in residence life. A covered, outdoor student interaction space is being provided in the center of campus. Common areas will be adjusted to adhere to current physical distancing guidelines.
Yes, there will still be a chapel program. However, due to the parameters of physical distancing, some chapels may be held outside while others may be streamed to assigned locations across campus.
There are two days allotted for fall break to allow for maximum instruction time and still complete the semester by Thanksgiving.
Residential classes will be held in standard classrooms on the main campus. Class occupancy for these rooms has been reduced to maintain appropriate physical distancing. Faculty may adopt a hybrid model of instruction to further reduce time spent in close proximity to a classroom.
Yes; classes will meet as scheduled in previous years. 50-minute classes on MWF and 75-minute classes on TR.