Coronavirus Updates News Archive

SGA makes emergency funding available to students
September 15, 2021 · Coronavirus Updates
Marshall’s Student Government Association (SGA) has emergency relief funding available to assist students who have economic hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic or other emergencies, including weather-related damage to personal possessions. There is an online application process for requesting funds through this program. Information regarding specific needs and simple supporting documentation of losses claimed will
Travel Notice
August 25, 2021 · Coronavirus Updates
Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and in keeping with Governor Justice’s suspension of non-essential, out-of-state business travel for state employees until further notice, Marshall University continues to limit non-essential state-funded travel. Included in the Governor’s travel limitation is attendance at out-of-state and international conferences and continuing education seminars. Out-of-state travel considered essential includes travel
Beginning of the Semester Message from President Gilbert
Dear Marshall students, faculty and staff, I am writing today to welcome everyone back for the fall semester, which officially begins next Monday, Aug. 23, and to let you know what to expect at Marshall related to COVID-19. It is wonderful to return to near-normal on campus for the first time in 18 months! This
New mask guidelines effective Aug. 11; fall COVID-19 protocols
Due to the increasing prevalence of cases of COVID-19, including the Delta variant, in our region, Marshall University is revising its masking guidelines. Beginning this Wednesday, Aug. 11, masks are required for everyone in all indoor spaces on university property, regardless of vaccination status. Instructors can choose to teach either while wearing a mask/face shield or
Surveillance testing of unvaccinated employees to start Aug. 9; vaccination clinic set for Aug. 4
As the university gears up for the fall 2021 semester, we are starting random COVID-19 testing of all unvaccinated employees. The required surveillance testing will begin next Monday, Aug. 9, and will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Memorial Student Center. Testing will continue throughout the semester. Selected employees will receive
Spring 2021 COVID-19 Testing and Vaccination Information for Students
Required Return-to-Campus Testing All on-campus students must be tested for COVID-19 immediately upon arriving for the spring semester. Residence hall students received return-to-campus testing information with their move-in instructions from Housing and Residence Life. More information is available on their Spring 2021 Move-In and Semester FAQs website. Non-residence hall students who will be on campus
Update on fall 2021 COVID-19 protocols
Marshall University’s COVID-19 protocols for the fall 2021 semester are still being developed and will be released to the university community as soon as they are finalized. We plan on a return to campus that is near normal in most instances. We are not requiring the vaccine but are strongly encouraging all our students, faculty
University mask guidelines updated
May 24, 2021 · Coronavirus Updates
In accordance with new guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, Marshall University has updated its mask requirements for students and employees. Effective immediately, people who are fully vaccinated* are no longer required to wear a mask in university buildings, except in in-person instructional settings like classrooms, laboratories, studios, etc. For now, the mask
COVID-19 vaccine clinic to be held following commencement Saturday
Marshall University and the Cabell-Huntington Health Department will be offering a walk-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic following the university’s spring commencement ceremony this Saturday, May 1. Commencement begins at 9 a.m. in the university’s Joan C. Edwards Stadium. The clinic will open at 11 a.m. in the tents on the stadium’s West Lot and will end