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COVID UPDATE: 3 New Positives | Be Safe Over the Semester Break

A Message from Interim President John W. Mills:

Dear NVU Students, Faculty, and Staff,

We have three new positives to report – two at Johnson and one at Lyndon. Total cumulative positives since the start of the semester are tracked at

As we come to the last day of classes and head into exam week, it is critically important to look towards our health and safety over the holiday. I ask you to consider that small informal unmasked gatherings with people we know continue to be a major cause of spread. Act as though you are on campus over the semester break to keep yourselves and your family and friends healthy and safe—and to ensure a healthy return to our campuses in January.

Over the break:

  • Wear your mask.
  • Limit your contact with others and avoid large gatherings.
  • Social distance while inside to keep the spread of COVID down.
  • Get tested if you think you might have been exposed to COVID-19.

Next week, we will hold our last testing sessions before the break. These testing sessions will be at the regular locations and times.

Wednesday, December 15, 11:30 a.m.—1:15 p.m.

  • Johnson Campus: Multi Gym
  • Lyndon Campus: Moore Community Room (ASAC 100)

Good luck with your exams and final papers. Study and work hard. Be sure to enjoy the stress-relieving events we’ve planned on each campus during exam week. 

Keep up the masking. Stay diligent. 

Take care!


John W. Mills, Interim President