Information current as of March 29, 2020
To members of the VMI Community:
This website will be updated as new information is available and is the primary vehicle of communication for cadets and their families, and for faculty and staff. You are encouraged to bookmark this website and check it throughout spring furlough and as the situation continues to evolve. Cadets are also encouraged to be signed up for emergency alerts through the VMI Mass Notification System to receive a phone call and text with emergency information. Visit the site to sign up. For questions or more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional, audience-specific pages have been added to streamline access to pertinent information. The items can be accessed using the page's sub-menu or by visiting: For Cadets, , For Employees, For the Community, or Frequently Asked Questions.
Operational Status Updates and Cancellations
- On-Post classes are cancelled. All classes will move to a distance learning environment beginning March 25, 2020, and continue until the end of the semester. Cadets will not report to post during this time.
- All public events on Post through May 14 are cancelled.
- All Post buildings will be locked until further notice. Employees may use their VMI IDs to access their offices. Availability of spaces in many Post buildings will be reduced to accommodate for available staffing and to reduce maintenance.
VMI cancellations, including events for Alumni Agencies, our museums, VMI athletics, and the Center for Leadership and Ethics will be shared here.
VMI Facility Status
|Cocke Hall||CLOSED for fitness activities|
|Cormack Hall||CLOSED for fitness activities|
|Corps Physical Training Facility||CLOSED for fitness activities|
|George C. Marshall Museum||CLOSED until further notice|
|Preston Library||CLOSED until further notice|
|VMI Museums||CLOSED until further notice|
VMI Event Cancellations & Status Updates
|Name of Event||Date(s)||Sponsor|
|Environment Virginia - CANCELLED||March 31-April 2, 2020||Center for Leadership and Ethics|
|Spring Board of Directors meeting - MOVED ONLINE||April 2-3, 2020||VMI Alumni Agencies|
|Benefactors Luncheon - CANCELLED||April 3, 2020||VMI Alumni Agencies|
|Spring FTX - CANCELLED||April 3-7, 2020||Commandant|
|Special Olympics - CANCELLED||April 6, 2020||Special Olympics|
|Jackson-Hope Board Meeting- MOVED ONLINE||April 13-14, 2020||VMI Alumni Agencies|
|Legacy Day - CANCELLED||April 18, 2020||VMI Alumni Agencies|
|Class Reunions - Postponed||April 20-21 and April 24-25, 2020||VMI Alumni Agencies|
|Director’s Guided Battlefield Tour - CANCELLED||May 15, 2020||Virginia Museum of the Civil War|
|Annual Reenactment - CANCELLED||May 16-17, 2020||Virginia Museum of the Civil War|
VMI thanks you for your patience and understanding as decisions are made and as we continue to operate as an educational institution. Previous post-wide notices can be found on our news page.