For Immediate Release
January 3, 2022

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LeMoyne-Owen College to Delay Start of
In-Person Classes Due to COVID-19 Uptick

Memphis, Tenn. - To ensure the safety of students, in-person classes, initially scheduled to begin January 10, 2022, will be delayed to Monday, January 24, 2022. All classes will resume virtually until then. 

Residence hall move-in remains January 5, 2022. Students will move in by appointment and must present a negative COVID test dated within 48 hours for entrance.

Key campus safety protocols, such as masking, social distancing and the daily COVID-19 symptom checker remain in place. To learn more about LeMoyne-Owen College and our COVID-19 protocols, visit

About LeMoyne-Owen College
LeMoyne-Owen College provides a transformative experience educating students for urban-focused leadership, scholarship, service and professional careers. The only historically black college in Memphis, Tennessee, LeMoyne-Owen is poised for growth, success, and economic impact; and now, more than ever, prepared to embrace the future.