University-Wide Information & Resources
VIMS is working closely with William & Mary and its Emergency Management Team to monitor developments related to the coronavirus. For university-wide information & resources, visit W&M's COVID-19 website, which includes sections on online instruction, travel, and on-campus issues.
For official information about the coronavirus and COVID-19 disease, we encourage you to turn to the
- Virginia Department of Health (VDH)
- U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
- World Health Organization (WHO)
VIMS-specific Information & Resources
Messages (most recent & archived)
Access the most recent and archived messages for VIMS and the broader W&M community.
Precautionary Sanitation Measures
In line with CDC recommendations, our Facilities staff is taking a number of steps to maximize wellness on our campus. Precautionary actions include:
Caring for Lab Organisms
The DRAS Office has developed a database of critical research activities (e.g., those needed to maintain research animals and live cultures). Contact [[v|luck,Mark Luckenbach]] with any questions.
If you have any issues with access, please submit a work order or call Facilities Management at extension #7300.
Key Request Forms are available here.
Working from Home/Telecommuting
ITNS is taking steps to ensure that faculty, staff, and students are able to connect remotely to office computers via Remote Desktop. Full details are available on their Remote Resources webpage.
Here are some other instructions to help you work from home:
Access Related Forms
Unit-specific Information & Resources
For guidance concerning the status of library operations at VIMS, read below and consult the latest library-specific messages.
News & Media Services
During the coronavirus closure, the News & Media Services office will be available to complete requests for routine services as follows:
Sue Stein will be in the office 2 days a week for several hours to fulfill these requests. Otherwise, she will be working remotely from home. To promote social distancing, Sue will leave all completed work in the hallway outside of Suite 126 in Davis Hall so individuals can pick up their jobs at their convenience and not only when she is in the office. Please [[v|sstein,email Sue]] with your printing needs, new design requests, and other work that she routinely does for you. She will email you when completed work is ready to pick up.
Cascade Web Management
News & Social Media
Office of Sponsored Programs
OSP employees are working remotely. Until further notice, you can reach them during regular business hours (8:00 am – 5:00 pm) using the contact information below.
School of Marine Science
For guidance concerning the status of academic studies at VIMS, consult the most recent Academic Studies Digest e-mail and read the latest SMS messages.
Office of Academic Studies Schedule - Staff Availability
Services Across Campus
In addition, it is important that you keep up to date on information by reading emails from Sam Jones, President Rowe, Vice President Ginger Ambler/Student Affairs and VIMS Dean & Director John Wells.
Student Check-In Plan