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Student Life FAQs

Can I get the COVID-19 vaccine on campus? If so, what brands of vaccine are available?
The Rollins Vaccine Clinic offers Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines (and booster shots) in the Wellness Center, by appointment, Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. for students, faculty and staff over the age of 18 years. ID required.

Does the Rollins Vaccine Clinic offer CDC vaccination cards?
The Rollins Clinic will issue you a CDC vaccination card. We recommend you take a picture of your card and keep it somewhere safe.

Are all routine health services available at the campus Wellness Center?
Currently, routine health services are available at the Wellness Center. Should a significant spike in COVID-19 cases occur, Health Services will stop offering routine care and will focus solely on COVID-19 risk mitigation including testing, vaccinations, and supporting the students in quarantine and/or isolation. The Wellness Center will provide a campus update should a shift in services be warranted, routine services will be suspended.

Where do students register for the vaccine?
All members of the Rollins community receive an email, weekly, on how to schedule COVID-19 vaccines. Make a COVID-19 vaccine appointment using the links below.

What happens if a student gets seriously ill?
We will help students with severe symptoms get to area health care providers.

How is Rollins supporting the health (mental and physical) of our students?
The Wellness Center offers physical health appointments and mental health counseling that is confidential and free. The Wellness Center has introduced three newly enhanced Mental Health resources for students: Rollins Mental Health Helpline – 407-646-1516; TogetherAll – a safe anonymous online peer community. Students can create a free account with their @rollins.edu account on togetherall.com; WellTrack – a free interactive self-help therapy app available with a @rollins.edu account.

What are the College’s care/accommodation options for students?
If your student needs assistance with arranging accommodations, please connect with the Office of Accessibility Services at access@rollins.edu. We understand that this is a rapidly evolving situation and want to support your student’s continued well-being and success.

Is attendance required in classes?
Yes, all faculty take attendance at each class session.

Is physically distanced seating be available in indoor classrooms?
Yes, physically distanced seating is assigned by instructors with at least three feet between students and faculty.

If a student must miss a day of class, what do they do?
Students should contact their faculty members in advance. Students can find more information on the College’s attendance policy here.

What kind of safety adjustments have been made to music and theater classes?
Music and theater faculty are continuing utilization of their learning and performing environments that reduce risk, following the best guidance available from their professional organizations and health care experts.

How can I work with my classmates virtually?
You can set up your own personal Webex room which will allow you to work with other students, or simply chat and catch up virtually.

Here’s how to get your own room launched:

  • Log into Webex on your laptop.
  • If you are using a tablet or mobile device, access Webex via the mobile app.
  • Locate the URL for your personal meeting room, which is located above the “Start Meeting” button. This is the link you will share with others to access the meeting. 

Are student-athletes required to be vaccinated?
It is highly recommended that student-athletes get vaccinated and receive their booster shot, however, it is not required.

Can student-athletes travel for away competitions?
Athletic trips will be running in accordance with Rollins College protocols and NCAA COVID-19 guidelines. 

How are student-athletes tested?
Student-athletes who have not uploaded their vaccine status in FoxLink will be tested weekly. Students who have uploaded their vaccine information in FoxLink will be tested if symptomatic.

Are all athletic team members and coaches required to be tested prior to competition?
Yes, if they have not submitted their vaccination status to the College.