COVID-19 Plans and Information

Active Student Cases: 13

COVID-19 Dashboard


Week  Tested this week   Total Tested Positive this week Total Positive
Sept 25-Oct. 1*
Sept 18-24 32 1381 7 60
Sept 11-17 361 1349 6 53
Sept 4-Sept 10 57 988 2 47
Aug 28-Sept. 3 51 931 22 45
Aug 21-Aug 27 292 880 23 23 
Aug 14-Aug 20 588  588  1

Faculty / Staff

Week  Tested this week   Total Tested Positive this week Total Positive
Sept 25-Oct. 1*
Sept 18-24 0 0 0 3
Sept 11-17 9 99 0 3
Sept 4-Sept 10 19 90 0 3
Aug 28-Sept. 3 4 71 1 3
Aug 21-Aug 27 67  67 2
Aug 14-Aug 20 0  0

Updated on September 25, 2020. We will update the dashboard each Friday at a minimum. 

Active cases indicates individuals in isolation on- or off-campus. 

*Results incomplete for this week

Campus Updates

President Maxey’s Weekly Update Sept. 25

I’m writing my weekly update with a quick recommendation for you all —  try to get outside and enjoy the outdoors!

Top 10 Socially-Distanced and Fun Things To Do on Campus

Wondering how to spend your Friday evening or Saturday afternoon? We have you covered to ensure a fun memory and a laugh or two with your friends, all while keeping each other safe. 

President Maxey's Weekly update - Sept. 18

Today mid-September, I remain cautiously optimistic as we count down toward midterm exams, crisp weather and ultimately, Thanksgiving break.

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.

CARES Act Information

Roanoke College received $888,800 from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, for the purpose of providing Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students. The College distributed the $888,800 to 1,755 students who were enrolled full time with the College at the time of the disruption.

  • Final Department of Education Report 7/6/20 (Total Amount of Aid Delivered Updated 45 Days Since Last Report): $888,800 in emergency financial aid grants distributed to 1,755 students.*
    *$888,800 was the total amount of aid Roanoke College received from the Department of Education to be distributed to students. Aid was distributed via ACH e-checks and paper checks directly to students.
  • Department of Education Report 5/22/20 (Total Amount of Aid Delivered 30 Days Since Grant Award Notice): $537,055 in emergency financial aid grants distributed to 1,022 students.

More information can be found in this letter.