Community Updates

Update for Fall Term - Law Students

On Wednesday, November 18, the Office of Law Student Affairs sent an email to law students featuring information about pre-departure testing, deaily attestation, shuttle service, and January arrival testing.

Update for Fall Term - Undergraduate Students

On Wednesday, November 18, the COVID-19 Committee sent an email to undergraduate students featuring information about pre-departure testing, daily attestation, and the University shuttle.

Update for Fall Term - Law Students

On Thursday, November 12, the Office of Law Student Affairs sent an email to law students featuring information about COVID-19 Committee office hours, optional departure testing, local testing options, shuttle service, and January arrival testing.

Weekly COVID-19 Committee Update - Faculty and Staff

On Wednesday, November 11, the COVID-19 Committee sent an email to faculty and staff featuring information about end of term covid testing, local testing options, winter term arrival testing, and symptom attestation.

Update for Fall Term - Undergraduate Students

On Wednesday, November 11, the COVID-19 Committee sent an email to undergraduate students featuring information about campus activities for students, COVID-19 Committee Office Hours, pre-departure testing, and the University shuttle.

Change to COVID-19 Environment Level

On Tuesday, November 10, the COVID-19 Committee sent an email to W&L Students, Faculty, Staff and Parents regarding a downgrade in the University's Environmental Level from yellow-high to yellow-middle.

Weekly COVID-19 Committee Update - Faculty and Staff

On Thursday, November 5, the COVID-19 Committee sent an email to faculty and staff featuring information about end of term covid testing, winter term arrival testing, symptom attestation, and travel over breaks.

Update for Fall Term - Law Students

On Thursday, November 5, the Office of Law Student Affairs sent an email to law students featuring information about COVID-19 Committee office hours and optional departure testing.

Update for Fall Term - Undergraduate Students

On Wednesday, November 4, the COVID-19 Committee sent an email to undergraduate students featuring information about campus activities for students, COVID-19 Committee Office Hours, pre-departure testing, and local testing options.

Update for Fall Term - Law Students

On Thursday, October 29, the Office of Law Student Affairs sent an email to law students featuring information about COVID-19 Committee office hours, optional departure testing, and Halloween.

Update for Fall Term - Undergraduate Students

On Wednesday, October 28, the COVID-19 Committee sent an email to undergraduate students featuring information about campus activities for students, COVID-19 Committee office hours, optional departure testing, Halloween, and local testing events.

Update for Fall Term - Law Students

On Friday, October 23, the Office of Law Student Affairs sent an email to law students featuring information on an update to the COVID-19 Environment Level on campus, COVID-19 Committee Office Hours, and a testing update.

Update on COVID-19 Cases and Environment Level

On Friday, Oct. 23, the COVID-19 Committee sent an email to W&L students, faculty, staff and parents regarding a change in the environment level from yellow-middle to yellow-high based on an increase in community transmission, lack of compliance with social distancing and face coverings, increased pressure on the university's COVID resources, and increased pressure on local and regional hospital capacity.

Update for Fall Term - Undergraduate Students

On Wednesday, October 21, the COVID-19 Committee sent an email to undergraduate students featuring information about COVID-19 Committee office hours, increased weekly testing capacity, campus activities for students, and seasonal flu shots.

Weekly COVID-19 Committee Update - Faculty and Staff

On Wednesday, October 21, the COVID-19 Committee sent an email to faculty and staff featuring information about increased weekly testing capacity, staff appreciation holidays, and holiday travel and returning to campus.

Update for Fall Term - Law Students

On Friday, October 16, the Office of Law Student Affairs sent an email to law students featuring information on weekly surveillance testing, conduct violations, social gathering sizes, mental health resources, and flu shots.

Update for Fall Term - Undergraduate Students

On Thursday, October 15, the COVID-19 Committee sent an email to undergraduate students featuring information about upcoming activities on campus, contact tracing, mental health resources, and flu shots.

Weekly COVID-19 Committee Update - Faculty and Staff

On Wednesday, October 14, the COVID-19 Committee sent an email to faculty and staff featuring information about completing daily attestations, an upcoming town hall meeting with committee members, local covid testing opportunities, and flu vaccines.

Update for Fall Term - Law Students

On Friday, October 9, the Office of Law Student Affairs sent an email to law students featuring information on current COVID-19 cases, registration for an upcoming town hall with COVID-19 Committee Members, and the availability of flu vaccinations on campus.

Update for Fall Term - Undergraduate Students

On Wednesday, October 7, the COVID-19 Committee sent an email to undergraduate students featuring information about current COVID-19 cases, an activities brainstorming forum, current student programming, and the availability of flu vaccinations on campus.

Update for Fall Term - Law Students

On Friday, October 2, the Office of Law Student Affairs, sent an email to law students featuring information about the first known law student COVID-19 case, testing options, and mental health support resources.

Midterm Update - W&L Community

On Thursday, October 1, President Dudley wrote to the W&L community about where the university stands at the Fall Term midpoint.

Update for Fall Term - Undergraduate Students

On Wednesday, September 30, the COVID-19 Committee sent an email to undergraduate students featuring information about cases on campus and conduct sanctions, mental health support resources, University Library restrictions, and testing options.

COVID-19 Cases on Campus

On Wednesday, September 30, the COVID-19 Committee sent out an update regarding COVID-19 cases on campus.

Weekly COVID-19 Committee Update - Faculty and Staff

On Tuesday, September 29, the COVID-19 Committee sent an email to faculty and staff featuring information about student conduct sanctions, travel over the winter break, daily attestations, and local COVID-19 testing.

Update for Fall Term - Law Students

On Friday, September 25, the COVID-19 Committee sent an email to law students featuring information about adjusted restrictions due to rising positive cases and ongoing COVID-19 testing.

Update for Fall Term - Undergraduate Students

On Thursday, September 24, the COVID-19 Committee sent an email to undergraduate students featuring information about adjusted restrictions due to rising positive cases, virtual parents weekend, and ongoing COVID-19 testing.

COVID-19 Cases on Campus

On Wednesday, September 23, the COVID-19 Committee sent out an update regarding the COVID-19 cases on campus, testing, and restrictions.

Weekly COVID-19 Committee Update - Faculty and Staff

On Tuesday, September 22, the COVID-19 Committee sent an email to faculty and staff featuring information about a COVID-19 Commitee question/answer session, local testing, and reminders about travel, attestations, and student conduct data.

Update for Fall Term - Law Students

On Friday, September 18, the Office of Student Affairs sent an email to law students featuring information about rising positive cases, contact tracing, student conduct sanctions, current pandemic restrictions, mental health resources, and ongoing COVID-19 testing.

Update for Fall Term - Undergraduate Students

On Wednesday, September 16, the Office of Student Affairs sent an email to undergraduate students featuring information about adjusted restrictions due to rising positive cases, mental health resources, and ongoing COVID-19 testing.

Changes to COVID-19 Environment Level and Restrictions

On Monday, September 14, the COVID-19 Committee changed the environment level from yellow-middle to yellow-high based on an increase in cases, continued lack of compliance with social distancing, face coverings, and expectations for social gatherings, and increased pressure on the university's COVID resources.

Cases on Campus

On Saturday, September 12, the COVID-19 Committee sent a message regarding a small cluster of cases on campus.

Wastewater Testing

On Friday, September 11, the COVID-19 Committee sent a message regarding positive test results from W&L's wastewater testing.

Update for Fall Term - Law Students

On Friday, September 11, the Office of Student Affairs sent an email to law students featuring information about personal travel, dining facilities information, ongoing COVID-19 testing, and athletic facilities operations.

Update for Fall Term - Undergraduate Students

On Friday, September 11, the Office of Student Affairs sent an email to undergraduate students featuring information about personal travel, dining facilities information, ongoing COVID-19 testing, and athletic facilities operations.

Reminder of Restrictions - Students

On Wednesday, September 9, the Office of Student Affairs sent a reminder communication to all students about the current restrictions in place regarding residential visitors, physical distancing, face coverings and gathering sizes.

Virtual Parents and Family Weekend

On Tuesday, September 8, the Office of University Advancement sent a message to parents about the Virtual Parents and Family Weekend.

Update for Fall Term - Law Students

On Friday, September 4, the Office of Student Affairs sent an email to law students featuring information about personal travel from campus, the status of COVID-19 testing, athletic facilities operations, and room and meeting space reservations.

Ongoing COVID-19 Safety Precautions - Law Students

On Friday, September 4, the COVID-19 Committee sent an email to law students featuring details about the university’s revised visitor policy and ongoing COVID-19 safety precautions for W&L community members.

Update for Fall Term - Undergraduate Students

On Thursday, September 3, the Office of Student Affairs sent an email to undergraduate students featuring information about personal travel from campus, the status of COVID-19 testing, available study space and wi-fi connections on campus, building access, and athletic facilities operations.