COVID-19

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 the upcoming year

The following message was sent from President Bateman to the Randolph community on Jan. 22:  Dear members of the Randolph community, I write you today with a sense of optimism about the upcoming year. Despite the challenges continuing to face our college, nation, and world—and there are many—there are also many reasons for hope. And... 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 >>

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

Spring flowers grow on the trees next to Martin Science Building

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 >>

Update from President Bateman on COVID-19 actions and preparation efforts

COVID-19 response

Dear Students and Families, It is hard to believe that we are about to enter October. I hope that this email finds each of you safe and well. I know this has been an unusual and challenging year for everyone, but I am so grateful for how our Randolph College community has come together over... READ MORE >>

Randolph announces change to fall semester plan

COVID-19 response

The simple truth is that we do not see the situation in our country improving before our campus opens to our full student body in a month’s time. Because of this, we are not confident the College would be able to remain in-person the entire semester without serious COVID-19-caused disruptions.... READ MORE >>