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Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost

Our team serves to promote academic quality and advance the strategic goals of Virginia Tech by providing academic leadership, service, and effective management of university resources.

Dr. Cyril Clarke, Provost, Virginia Tech

Planning for Fall 2020

Guidance for Department Heads: Faculty with COVID-19 Positive/Symptomatic Students

Continuity in Teaching and Learning for Fall 2020

Virginia Tech Ready

As of October 6, 2020

Case Management: Guidance for Employees and Students (PDF) 09/04
Guidance for those who self-report and supervisors who have confirmed/symptomatic personnel.

COVID-19 Instructions for Supervisors (PDF) 08/27
Instructions for responding to reported cases (suspected or confirmed) of COVID-19 in your work unit.

COVID-19 Surveillance Plan (PDF) 09/04
Provides processes for ongoing surveillance of the student and high contact populations.

Facilities and Building Operations Planning (PDF) 07/31
Presentation focused on planning for creating and maintaining healthy campus environments.

Fall 2020 Attendance and Grading, and Sample Syllabus Statements Guidance revised 07/13
Faculty Handbook: Requires faculty to provide clear expectations through the syllabus, including attendance and assignment of grades.

Fall 2020 Classroom Conduct Guidance revised 07/13
Faculty Handbook: Describes the responsibility of an instructor to maintain a positive learning environment.

Fall 2020 COVID-19 Operational Plan - SCHEV (PDF) revised 07/28
University plan to build strategic path from essential operations to full operations within context of COVID-19 pandemic.

Flowchart: How to Report a Positive COVID-19 Test Result (PDF) 09/04
Steps for students, faculty/staff, and vendors/contractors to take to report positive COVID-19 tests.

Guidance on Face Coverings revised 07/10
Expectations for students, faculty, staff, and visitors to wear face coverings while in indoor and outdoor campus spaces.

Preliminary Recommendations for Delivery of Academic Programs in Fall 2020 (PID required) revised 06/23
Plan to deliver in-person curriculum to the greatest extent possible while suppressing resurgence of COVID-19 on campus.

Public Health Guidelines: Student Education and Enforcement 07/29
Approach to enforcement of public health requirements and guidelines in partnership with students, faculty, staff, and the broader community.

Syllabus Requirements and Guidelines (PDF) 08/12
Information regarding the new Undergraduate Honor Code, academic integrity, and course syllabi requirements.

When it is safe to be around others: Ending quarantine or isolation (PDF) 08/27
Guidelines for ending isolation in non-healthcare settings and ending quarantine for those who have been exposed to COVID-19.

Caregiving Support 09/30

Classroom Capacity Guidelines
General assignment use classroom capacities during COVID-19 pandemic

Classroom Setup Resources revised 07/02
Support for departments with departmentally controlled instructional spaces

COVID-19 Reporting Form 09/03
Dean of Students Office (DOS) reporting form to submit information for students who have disclosed they have tested positive for COVID-19 and/or students who they suspect have been exposed to COVID-19.

Glossary of terms related to COVID-19 and Virginia Tech documents and communications.

Faculty guidelines for COVID-19 testing 09/17
Testing availability/priority based on DOLI regulations and consideration of position-related conditions.

Faculty Senate Frequently Asked Questions
Summary of the July 31 Q&A session with Provost Cyril Clarke and the Faculty Senate

Fall 2020 Mid-Semester Course Check-In Resources 10/06

Guidelines for physical and virtual computer labs

Guidelines for supporting Graduate Teaching Assistants for Fall 2020

Health and Safety
Resources and information through VT Ready website

Instruction revised 09/03
Resources and information through VT Ready website

Instructions for Centralized Distribution of PPE
Detailed instructions for ordering PPE supplies from the VT University Centralized Critical Supply Inventory

Newman Library Fall 2020

Office of Student Conduct

Outdoor WiFi coverage

Preparing for Flexible Learning

Scholarly accomplishments impacted by COVID-19 09/17
Guidelines for including accomplishments that were accepted, but cancelled due to the pandemic.

Signage for College and Departmental Spaces
Helpful resouces related to communicating about COVID-19.

Student travel guidelines 08/19
Student travel is discouraged until further notice due to public health guidance related to COVID-19 transmission and travel.

Undergraduate Research Resuming Fall 2020

Faculty-specific FAQs are currently being updated for Fall 2020 and will be reposted soon. Employee FAQs and general information on Instruction is available on the Ready website.

Improving Virginia Tech for you

As the chief academic officer, the provost is working with university leaders on several initiatives to advance the strategic plan.

Beyond Boundaries

The foundation for a vision for Virginia Tech a generation into the future that reinforces the university’s core values and established strengths.

Strategic Planning

The Strategic Planning Committees guide the institution’s direction and goals and support the university’s Beyond Boundaries vision.

Experiential Learning

Students participate in learning, activities, and reflections that engage, challenge, and support their growth.

Destination Areas

Transdisciplinary communities at Virginia Tech are working collaboratively to address complex problems that impact the human condition.

Information for the university community regarding the greater Washington, D.C., metro area

We are committed

InclusiveVT is the institutional and individual commitment to Ut Prosim (That I May Serve) in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence.

Get to know Provost Cyril Clarke

A veterinarian, clinical pharmacologist, teacher, researcher, and academic leader.