Virus Action Team

Virus Action Team update: Alert level drops to Level 1

For the first time during the COVID-19 pandemic, the GVSU alert level dropped to Level 1, or low level, on June 7.

Jun 8, 2021


Virus Action Team update: Revisions made to GVSU face covering policy

Face coverings will continue to be required indoors at all campus locations, including classrooms; face coverings are NOT required outdoors.

May 21, 2021


Virus Action Team update: GVSU community should document vaccination status in self-assessment by May 20

The best avenue toward a new "normal" campus environment, with more in-person classes and experiences, is getting as many campus community members vaccinated as possible.

May 13, 2021


Virus Action Team update: VAT and Campus Readiness Team continue to meet to plan for fall

The Virus Action Team will continue to meet each week and will send email updates twice monthly, or more frequently as needed. The Campus Readiness Team (CRT) will also continue to meet weekly and will share information as needed.

Apr 29, 2021


Virus Action Team update: Spring/Summer session information on COVID testing; students interview doctor about vaccines

Free on-campus testing will continue to be available for students, faculty and staff on the Allendale and Pew Grand Rapids campuses.

Apr 22, 2021


Virus Action Team update: On-campus student vaccine clinic scheduled

Metro Health will lead distribution of the Pfizer vaccine at a GVSU clinic for students on April 16 at the Fieldhouse on the Allendale Campus.

Apr 8, 2021


Virus Action Team update: COVID-19 Vaccine opportunity

The West Michigan Vaccine Clinic at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids, operated by Kent County, Spectrum Health and Mercy Health, in collaboration with Vaccinate West Michigan, has expanded vaccine availability to those 16 and older.

Mar 31, 2021


Virus Action Team update: Campus Readiness Team appointed

The Campus Readiness Team (CRT) has been formed and is now meeting weekly to develop plans, set timelines and guidelines, and consider space requests in the transition period from the end of Winter Semester through the start of the Fall Semester.

Mar 25, 2021


Virus Action Team update: COVID-19 cases increasing

The GVSU Data Dashboard shows daily new cases of COVID-19 in the GVSU community have been increasing in March.

Mar 18, 2021


Virus Action Team update: Travel poses high risk for contracting a COVID-19 variant

Warmer days provide great opportunities for Lakers to enjoy the outdoors. Remember to continue to follow best practices to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Mar 11, 2021