COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) related News

Virtual Student Activities

Student Activities, SGA and Campus Activities Board are working hard to create remote activities and services that will keep us connected and together as a community. 

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Message to Alumni regarding Maroon Emergency Fund

As we continue to navigate this unprecedented and challenging time due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are grateful for the support and encouragement we are receiving from the Roanoke College community. 

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Roanoke College Updates for March 27

New Campus Store hours, Admissions Virtual Visits, Summer Orientation and take home dinner from the Commons. 

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Junior helping out on ‘front line’ of virus spread

KK Sharkey is screening people for free as part of her internship, while taking proper precautions to stay safe.

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New academic policies for 2020

Roanoke faculty deliver updated policies in response to current challenges.

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Resourceful seniors hold impromptu graduation before leaving campus

Unsure if graduation would be postponed, some students improvised.

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COVID-19 Update for March 20

A message from President Mike Maxey. 

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Surviving and thriving: Roanoke’s long history of weathering dire times

Both world wars and a previous pandemic have tested the College in the past.

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Faculty, staff explore new remote learning territory together

A team effort is helping Roanoke students continue their education during unprecedented times.

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Alumni Weekend 2020 Canceled

The health, safety, and well-being of our alumni and friends is our highest priority.

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To the Roanoke College Community from President Maxey

You should be proud of how the College community has answered the call to act in the face of the worldwide threat posed by COVID-19.

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COVID-19 Update for Monday, March 16

IT Resources for Remote Learning and more. 

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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

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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