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Agnes Scott Announces Plans for Spring Semester

Decatur, GA – Agnes Scott College plans to begin its spring semester as scheduled. The semester will begin with two weeks of virtual learning, January 10-21. In-person classes are currently scheduled to begin on Monday, January 24.

A campus task force will continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19 and its variants and recommend adjustments to teaching, learning and working protocols as warranted to ensure the health and safety of the college community.

Residence Hall and Testing Protocols

Students living in residence halls may arrive on campus on January 9 or choose a check-in date closer to the currently planned in-person class date (Monday, January 24). Students will be required to provide a negative COVID-19 test, taken within 72 hours of arrival on campus.

Regular testing for students, faculty and staff will continue for the campus community. Agnes Scott has partnered with Curative to ensure that routine testing is provided on campus.

Campus Dining

Campus dining will be “grab-and-go” for the first two weeks of the semester.

Vaccination Protocols

All students, faculty and staff are required to receive their booster shots as soon as eligible, but no later than January 31, unless granted an exemption for medical or religious reasons.


About Agnes Scott College

Agnes Scott College educates women to think deeply, live honorably and engage the intellectual and social challenges of their times. Ranked No. 1 Most Innovative School, No. 1 First-Year Experiences and No. 2 Best Undergraduate Teaching by U.S. News & World Report in its 2022 Best Colleges edition, Agnes Scott is a premier institution known for SUMMIT, its signature approach to a liberal arts education focusing on global learning and leadership development. Learn more at