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Photos: Spring 2021 move-in

Hokie families braved chilly weather and scattered snow showers to return to campus for the 2021 spring semester. Classes begin virtually on Jan. 19 with in-person and hybrid classes starting on Jan. 25.

Date: 01/18/2021
Virginia Tech and community leaders discuss vaccine progress, pandemic response

Virginia Tech and Blacksburg leaders emphasized patience, vigilance, and hope in the midst of the pandemic during a virtual community conversation event on Jan. 15.

Date: 01/18/2021
COVID-19 vaccine now available to those 65 years and older

Date: 01/15/2021
COVID-19 vaccine now available to those 65 years and older

Date: 01/15/2021
Virginia Tech employees donate more than $404,000 to charity

In a mostly virtual environment, senior management areas changed up the way they typically raised money. Fundraisers historically held in person and in the office were creatively switched from bake sales, potlucks, and contests to credit card fund giving, online bingo, and various virtual contests.

Date: 01/15/2021

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A message from Dean of University Libraries Tyler Walters

Classes are online and so is the University Libraries. University Libraries Dean Tyler Walters explained many library resources and expertise have already been online, even before we imagined that our lives would change, and our work would become mostly virtual.

Date: 03/20/2020
May commencement ceremonies to move online; senior celebration in Lane Stadium planned for September

Virginia Tech President Tim Sands acknowledged the mixed emotions he has heard from graduating seniors as the spring semester has been upended — but knowing that graduates and families needed time to plan for commencement activities, and knowing the fluidity of the ongoing pandemic and the responsive measures that the nation is taking, Sands and other university leaders set in motion a plan for a truly memorable celebration in September.

Date: 03/19/2020
Social distancing: Off-campus gatherings prohibited and enforced

Date: 03/18/2020
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

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