COVID-19, a novel coronavirus disease, was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization, and a national emergency was declared in March 2020. This page contains information about the virus and Shenandoah University's response. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is monitoring the pandemic, and the most up-to-date information about the virus and pandemic can be found at the CDC's coronavirus website: cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov.
• SU is requiring that individuals within certain groups — those who have high levels of contact with others at the university or pose a greater risk to our community — be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 for Fall 2021
• Move-in day for first-year students and Convocation for new students is set for Wednesday, Aug. 25; Convocation is a special event for students that marks the beginning of their college life at Shenandoah
Shenandoah Go App & Symptom Checker
All students, faculty and staff must download the Shenandoah Go app in order to:
• Fill out the symptom checker, not daily, but only if you experience symptoms that could be related to COVID-19
• Report a positive COVID-19 test
• Receive important updates and notifications
• Report an exposure to COVID-19
Our Shenandoah community is known for its care and compassion. As we all commit ourselves to learning, living and supporting one another within this community this year, we recognize that we are all responsible for our collective health and safety.
I pledge to the best of my ability, through my actions, to keep Shenandoah safe for myself and others by doing my part to — Keep Myself Safe. Keep Others Safe. Keep Our Shenandoah Community Safe.
By working together and protecting one another, we will keep Shenandoah — all of our stars — as safe as we can. Together, we will rise.
This performance for “We Will Rise” composed by Stefan Youngblood ’85 features 20 Shenandoah University students, alumni and faculty members.
Show Your Support During The COVID-19 Situation
Many have reached out to ask how they can support Shenandoah during these difficult times. Give now to help meet the special needs of Shenandoah students as well as the unexpected financial needs of faculty and staff in the face of this COVID-19 situation.
Members Of The Shenandoah Family Who Need Emergency Financial Assistance
Dear students, faculty and staff,
I hope that you have had an enjoyable and restful summer.
The fortitude and can-do attitude that our community has shown these last 17 months will serve us all ... Continue Reading Evolving Plans for Fall 2021
To the creative challenge,
To share talents, skills, compassion & empathy,
To establish new teaching methods
in the blink of an eye,
To support the community,
And each other,
From a distance. Shenandoah Rises. . .
When courage is required,
With expertise that saves lives.
Shenandoah Rises . . .
When everything we thought we knew
or understood is tested,
But hope still shines brightly.