Coronavirus Updates


Regular COVID-19 updates for the LR community.

Latest Updates - May 2022

  • Statement on Vaccines Moving Forward
    Lenoir-Rhyne currently requires all students, faculty and staff to be fully vaccinated and boosted. This requirement is in effect through the summer term and applies to any student-athlete (new or returning) who will be on campus over the summer. Requirements for fall 2022 will be shared by July 1. Read the full statement.
  • Student Vaccination Reporting and Exemption Requests
    Vaccination and booster documentation can be uploaded through the LR website. Lenoir-Rhyne is only accepting COVID-19 vaccination exemption requests for summer 2022 term and for student athletes. Submit vaccination documentation or exemption request
  • Update to LR Mask Protocols
    Wearing masks indoors will be optional effective Friday, March 18, in all areas of campus except the classrooms (on all three campuses). Revised classroom protocols for wearing masks will be effective Monday, March 21. View protocols.
  • Mass Transit Travel Requirements/Policies
    As a reminder, our updated policies require anyone who travels via mass transit (plane, bus, train, etc.) to test negative upon return to campus, regardless of vaccination status. Please communicate with either katie.fisher@lr.edu (students), judy.lineberger@lr.edu (faculty) or angelene.fortune@lr.edu (staff) before and after travel if you are traveling via mass transit so you are aware of the updated protocols pending your current vaccination status.

Booster Documentation Uploads

Student COVID-19 Vaccination Documentation Uploads

Please Note: Students should refer to the December 27, 2021 COVID-19 Update email for additional details. This information was updated on December 28, 2021.


Faculty & Staff COVID-19 Vaccination Documentation Uploads

Please Note: Faculty, staff and associate employees should refer to the December 27, 2021 COVID-19 Update email for additional details.This information was updated on December 28, 2021.

Updates

Update to LR Mask Protocols

Wearing masks indoors will be optional effective Friday, March 18, in all areas of campus except the classrooms (on all three campuses). Revised classroom protocols for wearing masks will be effective Monday, March 21. View protocol.

Exposure Protocols

Spring 2022 semester guidance for Lenoir-Rhyne students, faculty and staff related to COVID-19 exposure, symptoms or diagnosis. Read the COVID-19 exposure protocols.

Related Links

COVID-19 Dashboard


The COVID-19 Dashboard provides data on the number of COVID-19 tests administered and positive tests for students, faculty and staff. Updates to this data were provided through the end of the spring 2021 semester. 

View COVID-19 Dashboard

Communications Archive


Lenoir-Rhyne University communicates regularly about COVID-19 with the LR community.

We are committed to supporting our students, faculty and staff during these times of uncertainty and will continue to work through questions that arise during the pandemic. Be sure to familiarize yourself with CDC guidelines on How to Protect Yourself and Others to limit the spread of Coronavirus.

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