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.
Plans For the 2020-21 Academic Year
To limit travel to and from our region, fall break will not be observed
Thanksgiving break will be a full week long, Nov. 23 through Friday, Nov. 27
ShenFlex allows instructors and students to participate in classes face-to-face and/or online as needed
Maximum capacities for each classroom have been lowered
Spaces have been reconfigured to ensure compliance with CDC guidelines on social distancing
Athletic competition is suspended through January 1, 2021
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
We appreciate everyone doing their part to adhere to the SU Pledge to Keep Shenandoah Safe by monitoring symptoms of COVID-19 and reporting these symptoms and tests in the Shenandoah Go app.
On ... Continue Reading Passes in Shenandoah Go App
The Student Experience
The responsibilities of a resident assistant (RA) include keeping students safe and helping them adapt to the college lifestyle.
But COVID-19 has changed the RA ... Continue Reading Life as an RA During…
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.