As the University responds to the challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, our highest priority remains the safety of our students, faculty and staff. Lander leadership and COVID-19 Task Force members are closely monitoring developments locally and abroad, and information will be shared with the campus community as important decisions and updates are made.

This page will provide regular updates and important information related to COVID-19’s impact at Lander University. Statewide updates, including testing and reported cases, are also available through the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control’s (S.C. DHEC) website.


COVID-19 Dashboard

Lander University's COVID-19 case number reported on this page are updated each Tuesday afternoon, based on data collected by campus officials by 5:00 p.m. Monday for the preceding seven days. COVID-19 cases at Lander University are reported to Lander by DHEC or self-reported by individuals affected; officials may not be aware of all positive test results of its students or employees.

To report symptoms, exposure, or a positive test, please contact Student Health Services at 864-388-8885.


New Positive Cases

Reported Nov. 23-29, 2020


New Positive Cases

Reported Nov. 23-29, 2020



Additional Information

Health and Safety Guidelines

Find information regarding the health and safety measures implemented on campus to protect students, faculty and staff.


Student Information and Updates

Find important academic and student life updates and other information regarding the Fall 2020 semester and beyond.

Quarantine, Isolation & Contact Tracing

Learn about the University’s quarantine, isolation and contact tracing policies for responding to positive cases among community members.

Employee Information and Updates

Find information about Lander’s Return-to-Work plan, as well as safety training information and other updates for faculty and staff.


Learn more about COVID-19, and find answers to some of the most common questions regarding the virus and how it will affect the university.


Spring 2020 Commencement Scheduled

We are pleased to announce that the State of South Carolina has approved Lander University’s plans for in-person commencement exercises for its Spring 2020 and Fall 2020 graduating classes.