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COVID-19 leave options

Date: 01/24/2022
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
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: 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

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Statements

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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
A message from Frank Shushok, interim vice president for Student Affairs

It’s in times like these past few days that the honor of being a Hokie feels especially amplified. With uncertainty and anxiety coming from every direction, the spirit of generosity from our students and their families has been humbling.

Date: 03/13/2020
University extends spring break, moves classes online, and more in response to COVID-19

In consultation with our partners in the Virginia Department of Health, we are adopting a range of principle-based actions, effective immediately. We are confident that these actions will lower the risk to our communities.

Date: 03/11/2020

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