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A message from Virginia Tech President Tim Sands

The risks of a residential model at Virginia Tech today are different than they were in March. It is important to remember that we have vastly more information today about COVID-19 than we did in the spring.

Date: 08/09/2020
Virginia Tech COVID-19 lab ready to test thousands of student samples

Starting this week, as students begin to return to campus for the fall semester, the lab’s capacity of 1,000 tests per day will also be dedicated to Virginia Tech students and employees in high-contact roles.

Date: 08/09/2020
Fleet Services adopts new practices to meet COVID-19 guidelines

Fleet Services has updated its recommended seating protocols and cleaning practices in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.=https://video.vt.edu/media/1_9pabinay

Date: 08/07/2020
Virginia Cooperative Extension helps farmers by providing mental health resources

Extension is helping farmers cope with stress by providing mental health resources and by training professional agency partners to identify signs of stress in farmers.

Date: 08/07/2020
COVIDWISE app now available

Date: 08/06/2020

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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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