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
Vaccine Clinic Sept. 30

The University will hold a follow-up on-campus vaccination clinic for students, staff, and faculty Sept. 30 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Richmond School of Law Parking Lot (R43). Read the full message.

Mask Policy Update

The University will maintain the requirement for all community members to wear masks indoors until Friday, Oct. 8, regardless of vaccination status. Read the full message.

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


  • 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 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

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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.