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FALL 2020 Campus Reopening Plan
Richard Bland College’s mission is to actively engage every student in the learning process and to deliver a consistently high-quality educational experience. To achieve these goals, the College is preparing for the safe return of students, faculty and staff for fall 2020.
To ensure a collaborative, cross-departmental approach to the complex challenge of reopening RBC’s campus, a tiger team was formed in May, 2020 to identify campus reopening options, assess the pros and cons of each option, and to develop a reopening plan that prioritizes the College’s mission while safeguarding the health and safety of the RBC community by adhering Virginia’s Public Health Guidelines for Higher Education, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations. RBC then assembled the Safe & Secure team to formulate the final plan for reopening and ensuring a safe environment in fall 2020.
Feeling Safe & Secure at Richard Bland College
• July 10: Fall billing begins to RBC/personal email addresses
• August 14: Fall tuition due
• Labor Day: CLASSES HELD; administrative offices closed
• October 1: Winter Intersession 2020 and Spring 2021 registration begins
• November 1: Deadline to apply for December graduation
• December 4: Last day of ONLINE classes
The RBC Safe & Secure team encourages you to review all current information available for Health & Safety, Students & Families, Faculty & Staff, Alumni & Friends, and Frequently Asked Questions. Guidelines and recommendations are changing, so please visit this site often to view updated information. If you have questions, please click the box below to submit.
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