Status messages about COVID-19

Read about our current alert level and status

Messages about the College’s COVID-19 status and alert level. See Official Messages for a complete Better Together correspondence archive.

May

COVID Dashboard Update – May 7, 2021

Jeff Foster and Darrien Davenport update the community about end of semester reminders, vaccine information, student and employee testing, mask wearing, and symptom monitoring.

April

COVID Dashboard Update – April 30, 2021

Jeff Foster and Darrien Davenport update the community about the on campus vaccine clinic, community vaccination sites, end of semester reminders, testing, and mask wearing.

COVID Dashboard update – April 16, 2021
Jeff Foster and Darrien Davenport update the community about delayed test results, travel exemptions, housing information, wellness days, and a mask-wearing reminder.
COVID Dashboard update – April 9, 2021
Jeff Foster and Darrien Davenport update the community about wearing masks, testing, and symptom monitoring.
COVID Dashboard update – April 2, 2021
Jeff Foster and Darrien Davenport update the community about vaccine availability, changes to testing center hours, and symptom monitoring.

March

COVID Dashboard update – March 26, 2021
Jeff Foster and Darrien Davenport inform the community of about current positive cases, student testing on March 27, and reminders of recent announcements.
COVID Dashboard update – March 19, 2021
Jeff Foster, Dean of Students, and Darrien Davenport, Assistant VP of College Life, inform the community of an increase in positive cases and directions for testing on March 20.
Gettysburg College COVID-19 update – March 19, 2021
Jeff Foster, Interim Vice President for College Life and Dean of Students, updates the campus community on the recent increase in COVID-19 cases on campus.
COVID Dashboard update – March 12, 2021
Jeff Foster, Dean of Students, and Darrien Davenport, Assistant VP of College Life, share this week’s COVID status and reminders about testing, travel, visitors, vaccines, and symptom monitoring.
COVID-19 dashboard update - March 5, 2021
Jeff Foster, Dean of Students, and Darrien Davenport, Assistant VP of College Life, share updates for the campus community on this week’s COVID status and testing procedures for next week.

February

COVID-19 dashboard update - February 26, 2021
Jeff Foster, Dean of Students, and Darrien Davenport, Assistant VP of College Life, share a video message from President Iuliano, and an update for the campus community on this week’s COVID status.
COVID-19 dashboard update - February 19, 2021
Jeff Foster, D.Ed., Interim Vice President for College Life and Dean of Students, and Darrien Davenport, Ed.D., Assistant Secretary to the BOT/Assistant Vice President of College Life, remind the campus community to check the College’s COVID-19 dashboard and provide updates about the Jaeger Center, in-person dining, and weekly testing.
COVID dashboard update - February 12, 2021
Jeff Foster, D.Ed., Interim Vice President for College Life and Dean of Students, and Darrien Davenport, Ed.D., Assistant Secretary to the BOT/Assistant Vice President of College Life, remind the campus community to check the College’s COVID-19 dashboard and provide additional information about weekly testing and COVID-19 restrictions.
COVID dashboard update - February 5, 2021
Jeff Foster, Interim Vice President for College Life and Dean of Students, and Darrien Davenport, Assistant Secretary to the BOT/Assistant Vice President of College Life, inform the campus community about the College’s new COVID-19 dashboard and provide additional information about exiting the Arrival Quarantine.
COVID dashboard update - January 29, 2021
Jeff Foster, Interim Vice President for College Life and Dean of Students, and Darrien Davenport, Assistant Secretary to the BOT/Assistant Vice President of College Life, update the campus community about the new COVID-19 dashboard and the process for returning to campus in the spring semester.

November, 2020

COVID-19 status update - November 23, 2020
Dean Julie Ramsey informs the community of the current COVID-19 status on campus as of Monday, November 23, 2020.
COVID-19 status update – November 16, 2020
Dean Julie Ramsey informs the community of the current COVID-19 status on campus as of Monday, November 16, 2020.
COVID-19 status update – November 9, 2020
Dean Julie Ramsey informs the community of the current COVID-19 status on campus as of Saturday, November 7, 2020.
COVID-19 status update – November 2, 2020
Dean Julie Ramsey informs the community of the current COVID-19 status on campus as of Monday, November 2, 2020.

October, 2020

Weekly status update – October 26
Dean Julie Ramsey informs the community of the current COVID-19 status on campus as of Monday, October 26, 2020.
COVID-19 status update – October 19
Dean Julie Ramsey informs the community of the current COVID-19 status on campus as of Monday, October 19, 2020.
COVID-19 status update – October 12
Dean Julie Ramsey informs the community of the current COVID-19 status on campus as of Monday, October 12, 2020.
COVID-19 status update – October 5
Dean Julie Ramsey informs the community of the current COVID-19 status on campus as of Monday, October 5, 2020.

September, 2020

COVID-19 status update – September 28
Dean Julie Ramsey informs the community of the current COVID-19 status on campus as of Friday, September 25, 2020.
COVID-19 status update – September 21
Dean Julie Ramsey informs the community of the current COVID-19 status on campus as of Sunday, September 20, 2020.
COVID-19 status update – September 14
Dean Julie Ramsey informs the community of the current COVID-19 status on campus and reminds students of the resumption of classes.
COVID-19 status update – September 7
Dean Julie Ramsey informs the community of the current COVID-19 status on campus, and includes reminders about the de-densification plan and adjustments to the all-student quarantine.
Immediate all-student quarantine – September 1
Julie Ramsey, Dean of Students, informs the campus community about the all-student quarantine starting on September 1, 2020.

August, 2020

COVID-19 dashboard update - February 19, 2021
Jeff Foster, D.Ed., Interim Vice President for College Life and Dean of Students, and Darrien Davenport, Ed.D., Assistant Secretary to the BOT/Assistant Vice President of College Life, remind the campus community to check the College’s COVID-19 dashboard and provide updates about the Jaeger Center, in-person dining, and weekly testing.
Campus COVID-19 status – August 31
Dean Julie L. Ramsey, Ed.D., Vice President for College Life and Dean of Students, informs the campus community about the current status of COVID-19 cases on campus.
COVID-19 status update – August 24
Dean Julie Ramsey updated the community on newly detected COVID-19 cases (1), the campus alert level (Moderate), the next round of mass testing, and reinforced wearing masks, avoiding large gatherings, and restricting travel.
COVID-19 status update – August 16
Dean Julie Ramsey updated the community about current COVID-19 cases (9), the campus alert level (Moderate), phone bank information, and reminder about the importance of wearing masks.
Immediate notification of COVID-19 status – August 13
Bill Lafferty, AVP for College Life and Executive Director of Public Safety, notified the community of five (5) positive COVID-19 cases among Gettysburg College students.