COVID-19: University Response and Planning

Many Spiders, One Web

Ensuring the health of the campus community is a responsibility we all share and will require a shared commitment from each of us as we modify the way we live, learn, and work together. We are many Spiders, within one web. See our COVID-19 Dashboard
Returning to Work on Campus

The University shared important information about vaccination data and returning to work on campus. Read the full message.

 

Vaccine Reporting, Exemptions, and Appreciation Program

The University shared important reminders about our vaccine requirements, an announcement about our new vaccine appreciation program, and information about the vaccination exemption process. Read the full message.

Fall Opening Plans

The University announced fall 2021 opening plans, including a vaccine requirement, fall semester calendar, move-in information, and other health and safety information. 

See all University COVID-19 messages

Current Status: Lime Stage

Aerial image of campus in the fall.

Fall 2021

We are working tirelessly to restore operations and programs on campus to as close to the pre-pandemic Richmond experience as possible. Our top priorities remain ensuring an outstanding academic and student residential experience while promoting the health and safety of the community.

COVID-19 Data Dashboard

REPORT YOUR VACCINATION STATUS

  • Undergraduate and law students should report their vaccine status and upload their vaccination card through their Student Health Center portal.
  • MBA and SPCS students should report their vaccine status by completing this form.
  • Faculty and staff should report their vaccine status by completing this form.

How to Report a Potential COVID-19 Case

  • Students (other than part-time MBA and SPCS) should contact the Student Health Center at 804-289-8064. 
    • Students concerned about others should use this form.
  • MBA and SPCS students should call their healthcare provider and notify their dean's office.
  • Faculty and staff should contact the HR COVID Care Coordinator at hr-health-screens@richmond.edu or 804-289-8811. 

All off-campus COVID-19 tests and results (regardless of outcome) should be reported to the University.

COVID-19 Support Center

UR is staffing a COVID-19 Support Center during business hours. This team is trained to answer general questions about the University’s COVID-19 response planning and procedures. The fastest way to reach someone in the call center is by emailing covid19support@richmond.edu.

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Additional Resources for Staff & Faculty

Our top priority remains promoting the health and well-being of all students, staff, and faculty, which continues to inform our decision-making and planning. It is a shared responsibility to keep our campus community safe in the months to come.