The university is proactively implementing measures to safeguard the campus community and to ensure the academic progress of our students as we "bring back the Bulldogs." You will find the latest messages to our campus community regarding the ongoing pandemic below.
October 23, 2020 Message to December Graduates
October 23, 2020
The university has decided to host a virtual commencement ceremony in honor of our December graduates. The event will be released on Saturday, December 12 p.m.
October 9, 2020 Message to Community, Students and Employees
October 9, 2020
On Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of this past week, we saw a sobering rise in the number of positive cases and contacts related to COVID-19 at Samford. We already expect that the first half of next week will see another increase in cases.
October 1, 2020 Message to Students and Employees
October 1, 2020
We have been thoughtfully planning for the Spring with the goal of providing continued residential life and as much in-person instruction as possible. To support these priorities, we have modified our Spring 2021 academic calendar.
September 25, 2020 Message to Students and Employees
September 25, 2020
We’ve completed the first month of the semester due largely to the wise choices you’re making each day. Because of your diligence and commitment to following COVID-19 protocols, we are seeing very few positive cases on our campus.
September 17, 2020 Message to Students and Employees
September 17, 2020
This week’s message is all about you and the great work you are doing to preserve the health of our campus community.
September 11, 2020 Message to Students and Employees
September 11, 2020
This week we’re answering your question—Will I be notified if I have been in contact with someone on campus (a student or employee) who has tested positive for COVID-19?
September 2, 2020 Message to Community
September 2, 2020
We will begin the follow-up testing previously announced as part of our plan to keep our campus community healthy. Our process will involve sentinel (random) testing of approximately 3% of all students and employees each week.