Healthy Campus

What's New

Roanoke's updated reopening plan

Vaccination Forms

The deadline for students to submit vaccine exemptions has passed. If you need to discuss your vaccine status and a possible exemption, contact the following offices: 

  • Student Medical exemption requests - Call Student Health Center at 540-375-2286. 
  • Student Religious exemption requests - Call Dean of Students Office at 540-375-2592.
  • Employee exemption requests - Call Human Resources at 540-375-2455 or email hr@roanoke.edu

Planning for Fall 2021 Return to Campus

President Maxey shares the plan for returning to in-person classes in Fall 2021. 

Building Hours

Fintel Library

Beginning September 1, 2021, the library will resume its normal hours of operation:

  • Monday-Thursday:  8 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Friday: 8 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Sunday: Noon to 11 p.m.

Fintel Library is open to the public during hours of operation.  Roanoke College will require everyone on campus to wear a mask in indoor settings starting on August 16 through the end of September. For questions about library resources and services, please call 540-375-2294 or email library@roanoke.edu.

Campus Store

Until August 31, the campus store is open Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. 

Starting September 1, the campus store will be open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  

Belk Fitness Center
The Belk Fitness Center is open seven days a week and is closed several times a day for cleaning. The hours are as follows:

  • Sunday: 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., 3 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., and 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Monday – Thursday: 7 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., 3 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., and 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Friday: 7 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., and 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., 12 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., and 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.

**These hours are subject to change based on staffing, state guidelines, and the health and wellness of our community.**

Olin Galleries

Gallery Hours: 1pm - 4pm every day. Closed during College breaks and holidays. Mask, social distancing, and guest sign-in is required for entry. 

What We're Doing

  • Ramping up cleaning and disinfecting protocolsRooney wearing face mask
  • Making hand sanitizer readily available all over campus
  • Limiting the sharing of supplies
  • Limiting entry to residence halls
  • Reconfiguring living areas
  • Reconfiguring dining areas
  • Including take-out food options and eliminating self-service stations
  • Closely monitoring occupancy in dining halls
  • Changing recreation protocols

Read more about all preparations here or read the full reopening plan.

How You Can Help

  • Wear a face covering Two students sitting on a bench wearing masks and reading a book
  • Get Vaccinated
  • Maintain social distancing
  • Make preparations for a safe move-in
  • Use the cleaning supplies made available
  • Follow dining hall protocols
  • Use testing tools and monitor your own health regularly
  • If you feel sick, do not come to class

Read more about what you can do to stay healthy.

Questions?

Email us at questions@roanoke.edu.