Campus Messages

Updated July 6, 2020

VSU is closely following and implementing all coronavirus guidelines as prescribed by the GA Department of Public Health. This is an archive of messages released by the university on coronavirus precautions. For the most current updates, please visit our health advisory homepage.

General messages

Fall Break canceled; Courses to move online after Thanksgiving - July 2, 2020

Return to Face-to-Face Classes Fall 2020 - June 8, 2020

Summer Courses to be Delivered Online Remotely, Shelter in Place Guidance - April 2, 2020

Explanation of Student Refunds - April 1, 2020

Announcement of Student Refunds - March 26, 2020

2 Confirmed Positive COVID-19 Tests of VSU Employees  - March 26, 2020

VSU Commencement Canceled - March 19, 2020

Classes to move online for remainder of Spring 2020, - March 16, 2020

USG Announcement of Transition to Online Instruction for Remainder of Spring Semester - March 16, 2020

Guidance for students and employees regarding two week closure - March 13, 2020

Campus to suspend classes for two week, cancel all events - March 12, 2020

Campus Message regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) Precautions from President Carvajal - March 11, 2020

Campus Message regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) Precautions from President Carvajal - March 9, 2020

Campus Message regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) Precautions from President Carvajal - March 6, 2020

Campus Message regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) Precautions from President Carvajal - March 4, 2020

Communications to VSU Employees

Return to Work Plan - June 8, 2020

Planning Update - May 28, 2020

FY21 Budget Planning - May 7, 2020

FY21 Budget Reductions - May 1, 2020

Free COVID-19 Virtual Screenings - March 26, 2020

Resources for Health and Wellness Support - March 19, 2020

COVID-19 and USG Healthcare Plan and other benefits resources - March 19, 2020

eLearning Resources and Remote Support for Teaching Online Courses and Teleworking - March 18, 2020

Budgets/Travel Cancellations Procedures (COVID-19) - March 17, 2020

Update regarding changes to campus operations from HR - March 17, 2020

Update on Suspension of Classes - March 17, 2020

Employee Guidance regarding Ongoing Service, Working Remotely, And Flexible Schedules - March 13, 2020

Open House scheduled for April 4 Postponed - March 13, 2020

Preparation for Transitioning Courses to Online Teaching - March 10, 2020

International Students

Valdosta State - International Students message - March 17, 2020


Report Health Concerns

Students who test positive for COVID-19 should immediately notify the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students at 229-333-5941. If after office hours then the student should call campus police at 229-333-7816 to be transferred to the on-call Dean. For more information, read the FAQ section of the coronavirus website.

All VSU Employees: If you are feeling sick or have tested positive for COVID-19, do not report to work; contact Human Resources immediately. For more employee resources on safety and prevention, please visit our Return to Campus plan. Please contact your Primary Care Provider (PCP) for your medical needs.