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New guidance for student groups looking to hold events this fall

Virginia Tech has created a new event evaluation process so that students will be able to safely hold in-person events this fall, as long as those events meet the university’s strict public safety and health guidelines. Virtual events should continue to be conducted when feasible.

Date: 08/11/2020
University creates new guidance for fall events

The new guidance for fall semester allows for some in-person events on campus or in Virginia Tech space. Virtual events should continue to be conducted when feasible.

Date: 08/11/2020
Students return to work in laboratories, research spaces for fall semester

Undergraduate and graduate students returning to Virginia Tech for the fall semester on sponsored research or course credit may return to established or new research projects.

Date: 08/11/2020
Virtual consultations for researchers will continue

The Division of Scholarly Integrity and Research Compliance will continue virtual consultations for researchers on all campuses with subject matter experts from the Institutional Biosafety Committee Program, Human Research Protection Program, Animal Care and Use Program, Research Conflict of Interest Program, Research Integrity and Consultation Program, and Privacy and Research Data Protection Program.

Date: 08/11/2020
Finding the balance between work and home

Virginia Tech provides options during COVID-19 to address childcare concerns while the university continues to advocate for more regional childcare resources.

Date: 08/10/2020

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Statements

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Dining Services hours and operations in response to COVID-19

Date: 03/18/2020
From President Tim Sands: An update on university response to the COVID-19 virus

Hokie Nation knows the value of assembling in large numbers to support our community. While the power of convening is extraordinary, today we can embrace our fellow Hokies and the members of our communities by respecting social distancing. This is a selfless act.

Date: 03/17/2020
A message to students from Byron Hughes, dean of students

Like other offices on campus, the Dean of Students Office will be available to you as the semester proceeds.

Date: 03/16/2020
A message from SVP and CBO Dwayne Pinkney

Efforts to reduce the on-campus population of students and employees support the overall public health goal of limiting the potential spread of the virus. The reduced on-campus population reduces the public health risk for the entire community – including those working on campus and working remotely.

Date: 03/16/2020
A message from Vice President for Human Resources Bryan Garey

We have received many questions from employees about their options should the coronavirus spread more broadly across Virginia, especially with Friday’s announcement from Gov. Ralph Northam ordering all K-12 schools in the commonwealth to close for a minimum of two weeks.

Date: 03/15/2020

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