Emory also announced late Thursday it has created a $5 million fund to support any of its students facing financial hardships as a result of the coronavirus. The fund will be managed by its Campus Life office, with the application process starting on Monday, March 23.
Several of Atlanta’s historically black colleges and universities have created links on their websites to help students with financial needs.
Emory has said it will refund student accounts with a calculated amount of unused housing, dining, athletic fees, activity fees, parking fees, and other fees unrelated to academic instruction.
A total of 287 Georgians have now tested positive for the coronavirus, state officials said Thursday afternoon. A University of Georgia student tested positive for the virus Thursday, officials said.