Healthy Campus

What's New

  • View the COVID-19 dashboard for current case information.
  • Students, faculty and staff are strongly encouraged to get the COVID-19 vaccine and maintain the recommended schedule for booster shots. 

Vaccination Forms

The deadline for students to submit vaccine exemptions has passed. Exemptions approved in Fall 2021 are valid through the academic year.

Deadline for booster documentation is January 31, 2022.


COVID-19 and Mask Policy updates

Masks continue to be required in all indoor common spaces. Once we successfully navigate a healthy return from Spring Break, the College will lift the mask mandate for most indoor settings effective March 28.

Reminders about the opening of the spring semester, winter weather and more

We appreciate everyone making the necessary adjustments for the spring semester. We have a few reminders for you regarding your return to campus.

Building Hours

Fintel Library

Beginning Jan. 18, 2022, the library will resume its normal hours of operation:

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

Fintel Library is open to the public during hours of operation. Roanoke College requires everyone on campus to wear a mask in indoor settings. For questions about library resources and services, please call 540-375-2294 or email

Belk Fitness Center
The Belk Fitness Center is open seven days a week. Masks are still required at all times at the fitness center. The regular hours, resuming Jan. 18, are as follows:

  • Monday-Thursday: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Friday: 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Saturday: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Sunday: 11 a.m. to 9 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: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. 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
  • 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.

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 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.


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