COVID-19

Davis & Elkins Official Responses Regarding COVID-19

The following is the official Davis & Elkins responses to the continuing COVID-19 situation.

COVID-19 Update, August 15, 2021

COVID-19 Update, August 15, 2021

As we prepare for the start of classes, The D&E COVID-19 Task Force remains focused on evolving local statistics and the overall public health situation. We are confident that together we can remain safe and fully operational with your help and adherence to rules and policies. We continue to encourage all members of the campus community—students, faculty and staff—to be vaccinated. We must remain cautious in our daily actions and routines....

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COVID-19 Update, July 29, 2021

COVID-19 Update, July 29, 2021

In less than three weeks, Davis & Elkins College will commence our Fall 2021 semester. While mask mandates and protocols for prevention of COVID-19 have evolved, we remain committed to keeping the D&E community healthy and safe. We remain optimistic but keenly aware of the ever-changing COVID landscape based on hourly updates on the DELTA variant. This is the plan as of TODAY and we will do our best to hold the line… but we need your...

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COVID-19 Update, May 14, 2021

COVID-19 Update, May 14, 2021

Below please find a message from President Chris Wood related to the semester COVID response and outcomes. We will continue to communicate throughout the summer on an “as needed” basis. We appreciate your attention to the messaging that has been shared and assure you we will convey pertinent updates when necessary. In dire circumstances, working together was our armor During the 2020-21 academic year, students at Davis & Elkins College...

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COVID-19 Update, May 7, 2021

COVID-19 Update, May 7, 2021

Happy Commencement Weekend! We made it through exam week together! Underclassmen will be making their way home and graduating seniors will participate in a hallmark event in their lives Saturday at Commencement. It is essential that the communication of important information continues, so be sure to read through the information in today’s update. D&E COVID-19 statistics The cooperative effort to maintain a safe and healthy campus is the top...

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COVID-19 Update, April 30, 2021

COVID-19 Update, April 30, 2021

D&E COVID-19 statistics The cooperative effort to maintain a safe and healthy campus is the top priority at D&E. In an effort to provide a complete picture about the status of COVID-19 on campus, click here for updated COVID-19 testing data. Click here for updated vaccination data. Free COVID-19 tests available to traveling students before departure in May Students may receive a free COVID-19 test through DirectCare of Elkins...

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COVID-19 Update, April 23, 2021

COVID-19 Update, April 23, 2021

D&E COVID-19 statistics The cooperative effort to maintain a safe and healthy campus is the top priority at D&E. In an effort to provide a complete picture about the status of COVID-19 on campus, click here for updated COVID-19 testing data. Click here for updated vaccination data. May graduates urged to RSVP for Commencement ceremony by April 25 May graduates are encouraged to RSVP for your Commencement ceremony by completing this...

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COVID-19 Update, April 16, 2021

COVID-19 Update, April 16, 2021

D&E COVID-19 statistics The cooperative effort to maintain a safe and healthy campus is the top priority at D&E. In an effort to provide a complete picture about the status of COVID-19 on campus, click here for updated COVID-19 testing data. Click here for updated vaccination data. COVID precautionary measures: No spectators at D&E spring athletic events In an effort to protect D&E athletes, coaches, visiting teams, and the...

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COVID-19 Update, April 9, 2021

COVID-19 Update, April 9, 2021

Campus-wide COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic scheduled for Tuesday, April 13 A campus-wide COVID-19 vaccine clinic will be available to students, faculty, staff, as well as family and friends age 18 and over on Tuesday, April 13. The clinic will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Martin Field House/Memorial Gymnasium. D&E COVID-19 statistics The cooperative effort to maintain a safe and healthy campus is the top priority at D&E. In an effort to...

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COVID-19 Update, April 1, 2021

COVID-19 Update, April 1, 2021

President Wood: D&E will have in-person commencement ceremonies on May 8 In response to the decreasing number of COVID-19 cases and the rapid rollout of the vaccine, D&E President Chris A. Wood has announced that the college will hold in-person commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 8. As a precautionary measure, three separate ceremonies will be held during the course of the day in Harper-McNeeley Auditorium in Myles Center for the...

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COVID-19 Update, March 26, 2021

COVID-19 Update, March 26, 2021

Student COVID-19 behavior over Easter holiday could have significant impact We strongly urge students to make good, safe choices over the long Easter holiday weekend, as the health of students returning to campus will determine how the Spring 2021 semester concludes. Not adhering to COVID-19 safety practices could have a significant impact on campus operations, such as the following: campus closure; finishing the semester online; discontinued...

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D&E Guide for Returning to Campus

Click here to view D&E’s plan for reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic.

D&E Guide for Returning to Campus Appendices

Click here to view updates to the reopening guide.

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