Information for Faculty and Staff

The COVID-19 Task Force is currently reviewing updated CDC guidance for vaccinated individuals. Oglethorpe is operating in the yellow phase of the campus protection guide in summer 2021. Masks are still required in most group settings on campus.

Employee Access to Campus – Summer 2021

The front and side gates are open and faculty and staff np longer required to scan your Petrel Pass to enter campus. The side gate will be open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. and the front gate will be open until 8 p.m. Before or after those hours, please use your Petrel Pass at the front gate to drive onto campus. The side pedestrian gate by Gables will be accessible with your Petrel Pass.

Monday, August 2, 2021 is designated as the official “return to campus day” for staff. We look forward to seeing everyone in person! There will be days scheduled in July for teams to come to campus, get their workspaces ready and collaborate on fall plans.

Policies connected to flexible work arrangements are being updated, with more details to follow, although staff are expected to be on campus on August 2.

For questions regarding your Petrel Pass, please email

Faculty FAQs

Please note, many of these FAQs pertain to the spring 2021 semester.