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Omicron variant, mental health, masks discussed during public health panel

Virginia Tech officials addressed the challenges of the current variant surge but praised the resilience of the university community.

Date: 01/20/2022
President Tim Sands praises Hokies for resilience, research advancements at historic time

During his sixth State of the University address, Sands emphasized Virginia Tech's advances in its research enterprise and its aim to be a top-100 global research university.

Date: 01/19/2022
From President Tim Sands: New requirements align with executive action

We continue to strongly encourage all employees to be vaccinated and get a booster dose as soon as they are eligible, and to report their vaccination status to the university.

Date: 01/18/2022
Vaccination, booster, and testing program for students remains in place for 2022 spring semester; employees no longer required to participate in program

Date: 01/18/2022
From President Tim Sands: Welcome to a new semester and new year at Virginia Tech

This year, 2022, is a great year to be a Hokie, as we reflect on our history and look forward to a year of unique opportunities and experiences.

Date: 01/17/2022

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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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