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Guidance adjusted for mask use in Virginia Tech facilities

Date: 07/05/2021
Simulation confirms vaccination key to safe and social return

Navid Ghaffarzadegan's COVID-19 simulation models have been predicting how human behaviors impact the spread of the virus during the pandemic. His work now shows vaccinated Hokies to be the key to safely returning to much of the in-person Virginia Tech experience.

Date: 07/02/2021
Virginia Tech pushes for vaccinated campus with new vaccine dashboard

If there is not continued progress in the vaccination rate of the Virginia Tech community, the university will require additional mitigation strategies and operations likely will be impacted.

Date: 06/30/2021
Young adults have lowest vaccination numbers in health district

"A lot of people in the younger population tend to feel that COVID may not be quite as risky for them, " said Noelle Bissell, health director for the New River Health District. "But that’s not 100 percent true."

Date: 06/28/2021
A joint message from Vice Presidents Bryan Garey and Frank Shushok Jr.

Today we launch our vaccine dashboard. With updates on Mondays and Thursdays, we can all track to see how close we are coming as a community. We have made progress, but we have work to do.

Date: 06/28/2021

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President Tim Sands announces plans for 2020 fall semester

Hundreds of individuals and several working groups and task forces — at the university, in our communities, and at the state level — have contributed to the shaping of fall plans for all Virginia Tech locations. Although the plans we present here will continue to evolve over the summer with additional input and data, significant elements are firm, and it is now time for our students, faculty, and staff to shift from planning to preparation.

Date: 06/08/2020
Federal CARES Act Reporting Disclosure

Date: 05/26/2020
Planning underway for strategies to protect public health in the fall semester

University leaders are reviewing operational strategies to protect public health on campus, with a goal of resuming in-person instruction and experiential learning opportunities for the fall semester. Leaders are considering the strategies as the university prepares for an expected June 8 announcement on fall semester plans.

Date: 05/22/2020
University update on fees for spring semester

Date: 05/06/2020
Planning from the peak: A message from President Tim Sands

In the U.S., we are evidently near the peak of the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. We may have seen the worst that this disease can bring, but we are not yet confident that every day from here on will be better than the last.

Date: 04/26/2020

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