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AUC Woodruff Library Update

The AUCC Requires COVID-19 Vaccination Booster Shots of All Eligible Staff, Faculty and Students for Spring Semester 2022

December 30, 2021 - The member institutions of the AUCC announced that COVID-19 vaccination booster shots will be required of all eligible staff, faculty, and students for Spring Semester 2022. The deadline for compliance with this requirement is February 6, 2022. The AUCC has been at the vanguard protecting the health and wellness of our campus community. This leadership manifests outstanding successes with some of the lowest COVID-19 positivity rates and highest vaccination rates of any college campus in the nation. Click here for more information.

AUCC Schools to Require Vaccine for Return to Campuses

April 19, 2021 The Atlanta University Center Consortium (AUCC) member institutions – Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, Morehouse School of Medicine, Spelman College and the AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library – will require all students and members of their faculties and staffs to be fully vaccinated by the beginning of the 2021 fall semester.  Read press release.

CAU, Morehouse, and Spelman Provide Guidance to Students and Families for Limited Spring In-Person Instruction and Campus Residency

November 16, 2020 - To allow students and their families the necessary time to prepare for the 2021 spring semester, the presidents of Clark Atlanta University (CAU), Morehouse College, and Spelman College announced preliminary plans to begin spring courses on February 1, 2021.  Read press release.

AUC Campuses Move to Virtual Instruction for Fall 2020 Semester!

July 20, 2020 - Clark Atlanta University (CAU), Morehouse College and Spelman College—announced decision to move to virtual instruction for all students during the Fall 2020 semester.  Morehouse School of Medicine will move forward with a previously announced hybrid model of in-person and virtual instruction given the institution’s role in healthcare delivery and the training of public health and medical professionals. Read more.

Documenting AUC Response to COVID-19: Share Your Story Today!

The AUC Woodruff Library is documenting the AUC community’s response to COVID-19 and the pandemic’s impact on students, faculty, and staff by collecting stories from across the AUC community. These stories will become part of the Library's Archives Research Center and will help future students, administrators, and researchers understand how we experienced this unprecedented situation.

We are interested in stories from AUC students, faculty and staff about how COVID-19 has affected their campus and personal lives – the shift to virtual instruction and learning; studying and working from home; the ways you, your friends and family are staying in touch; how you are managing the everyday challenges of self-isolation and social distancing, etc.

How you choose to share your story is up to you – video/audio recordings, photographs, social media and blog posts, digital journals or diaries, etc.  The COVID-19 pandemic is a unique historical event that we all are experiencing first hand.  Your personal shelter-in-place story can be a part of this historical narrative for future generations!

Please CLICK HERE for more information and to begin sharing your story now!


AUC Institutions Response

For the latest campus-specific guidelines regarding COVID-19, see your school websites:

     Atlanta University Center Consortium (AUCC)

     Clark Atlanta University COVID-19 Information

     Morehouse College COVID-19 Information

     Morehouse School of Medicine COVID-19 Information

     Spelman College COVID-19 Information

     Interdenominational Theological Center COVID-19 Information

     Morris Brown College

Additional Information on COVID-19

    COVID-19 Interactive Situation Map: John Hopkins University

    Georgia Department of Public Health:  Coronavirus in Georgia

    Centers for Disease Control:  COVID-19 Household Checklist

    Centers for Disease Control and Preventions:  Coronavirus in the U.S.

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:  Coronavirus Self Checker

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:  Weekly Surveillance Summary

    Follow CDC on Twitter

    Video:  Steps to Prevent COVID (CDC)

    Video: How to Make Your Own Face Covering (U.S. Surgeon General)

    Stopping COVID-19 White Paper

    U.S. Office of Minority Health:  Weekly Health Resources

    World Health Organization