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Updated process for requesting high-risk travel and COVID-19

Date: 01/12/2022
International leader from Cambridge, UK, to discuss COVID-19 variants in virtual public lecture

Sharon Peacock, executive director of the COVID-19 Genomics UK Consortium (COG-UK), professor of public health and microbiology at the University of Cambridge, and an elected member of the National Academy of Medical Sciences, will talk about the importance of genetic sequencing of viruses in battling pandemics during the next Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lecture on Jan. 20, 2022.

Date: 01/11/2022
Virginia Tech Athletics institutes vaccination policy for indoor events

Date: 01/11/2022
From Frank Shushok Jr.: Caring for our students in a world with COVID-19

For the foreseeable future, COVID-19 will continue to be a focus for our university and our students. Limiting its impact can give our students and ourselves the best opportunity for another strong semester.

Date: 01/11/2022
From President Tim Sands: Expectations for the coming semester

It is important that we continue our commitment to in-person classes, events, and most activities as scheduled.

Date: 01/11/2022

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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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