COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)

 Important Updates

 (Updated: Friday, March 13, 2020)

  • There are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 on campus, but several students are in isolation. One has been tested and the result was negative
  • No face-to-face classes until April 6. All classes will be online.
  • Roanoke College has made the independent decision to suspend all NCAA Division III athletically related activities effective immediately until classes resume on campus April 6.

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Campus Updates 

Negative result for student’s COVID-19 test, Athletics suspended

COVID-19 Update covering test results, athletics, ride sharing and taxi vouchers, information technology tips and more. 

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Roanoke College Suspends Athletic Related Activities

"At this time, it's imperative that we do our part to continue to protect the health of our community and the world at large,” Director of Athletics Scott Allison said.

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Roanoke College Athletics Coronavirus Update

Sporting events are still set to take place.

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COVID19 Statement for Elderscholar program

配资平台 涨停跌停不能买卖Out of an abundance of caution, Elderscholar spring lectures will be postponed beginning Wed., March 11 through Wed. March 18.

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Coronavirus COVID19 update for March 10, 2020

Elderscholar is postponed for a week. May Term to Italy is canceled. Dining Services makes changes. Don't forget to wash your hands!

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Letter to Campus Community and Parents about COVID-19 on March 5, 2020

In light of recent developments related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), I’m writing to let you know Roanoke College is continuing to monitor circumstances related to the national and international spread of the disease. 

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Coronavirus Update 2-26-20

Sandy McGhee, Roanoke's director of student health and counseling, sent a message to campus regarding the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and spring break travels.

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Everyday preventive actions to avoid the spread of all viruses

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.


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Free Services

  • - limited availability
  • - video conferencing
  •  - for low-income families for two months