coronavirus

COVID-19 Update: Face masks now required indoors on campus

COVID-19 response

The following message was sent to the Randolph community by President Bradley W. Bateman on August 2. Dear Randolph community members, When we lifted our indoor mask requirements several months ago, we were hopeful that it was a sign that our area—and the country—was returning to a sense of normalcy. Unfortunately, as has seemed to... READ MORE >>

Randolph to require COVID-19 vaccine for students for fall 2021

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June 3, 2021 – Randolph to require COVID-19 vaccine for students for fall 2021... READ MORE >>

A message from President Bateman about the 2021-22 academic year

COVID-19 response

March 22, 2021 – A message from President Bateman about the 2021-22 academic year... READ MORE >>

An update on COVID testing and numbers

February 17, 2021 – An update on COVID testing and numbers... READ MORE >>

A message from President Bateman about spring semester reopening

Jan 19, 2021 – A message from President Bateman about spring semester reopening... READ MORE >>

ODAC announces plan for return to competition this spring

The Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Presidents’ Council announced today its plan to return to competition in January. As part of the decision, ODAC leaders committed that the conference will follow all established NCAA testing recommendations. The ODAC Board of Directors and a number of working groups, including athletic training and sports medicine personnel, also... READ MORE >>

Randolph announces plan to reopen campus for spring 2021 semester

COVID-19 response

The following message was sent to the Randolph community on Nov. 11, 2020. Dear Randolph community, I would like to thank each of you for your patience in the past weeks as our COVID-19 Task Force has grappled with the decision of whether to reopen campus for the spring semester. Balancing the difficulties, such as... READ MORE >>

Update on plans for spring semester

Dear Randolph Community, I hope you are enjoying the autumn weather. Our campus is beautiful right now, and all of us miss our students greatly. I am once again writing on behalf of the COVID-19 Task Force. The group continues to meet daily as we work to finalize plans for the spring semester. I realize... READ MORE >>

Message from President Bateman on the results of the student survey about spring semester

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Dear Students, I want to thank each of you who took the time to respond to the survey we sent out last Monday regarding next semester. More than 57 percent of students participated, which is extraordinary. Your input is appreciated by the COVID-19 Task Force as we work through our decision of what to do... READ MORE >>

Message from President Bateman about preparing for the spring academic term

COVID-19 response

Dear Randolph College students, I hope your semester is going well. I’m writing today on behalf of the COVID-19 Task Force. As I have mentioned in previous communications, the task force is actively planning and making decisions for next semester. This research includes discussions with other colleges and universities as well as health officials about... READ MORE >>