Cancellation of Courses and Lakewood Campus ClosureApril 23, 2021
Cancellation of Courses and Lakewood Campus Closure
Expensive CCU Group:
The College’s coronavirus response workforce (CRT) has taken the next actions to help the efforts to cease the unfold of COVID-19. These actions have been taken out of an abundance of warning for all members of the CCU neighborhood and their households, particularly in mild of a possible home journey ban that might be introduced quickly.
All conventional undergraduate courses will likely be cancelled on Wednesday March 18, and Thursday, March 19. Starting Wednesday, March 18, the College will formally be on spring break. As beforehand introduced, there will likely be no in-person, on-campus courses for college students within the School of Undergraduate Research after Friday, March 20, all through the semester.
The Lakewood campus will shut all operations efficient 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 19, till after spring break. Campus visits and all different on-campus operations will likely be cancelled throughout this time, and will likely be re-evaluated after March 30. College and workers who work on the Lakewood campus ought to make quick preparations to earn a living from home.
This may even permit our school and workers extra time to successfully put together for the transition to on-line course supply for the rest of the semester.
Conventional Undergraduate College students: Please contact your school members with any questions or considerations you may need, and please examine your CCU electronic mail incessantly. Many professors have already transitioned to distant course supply whereas others are in course of and can quickly be completed. Throughout this time, we additionally encourage you to examine CCU’s coronavirus web site and CCU social media for normal updates.
Staff: Final Friday, March 13, we additionally introduced the transition to a remote-work coverage that permits for applicable social distancing to help the well being and wellness of our staff, whereas nonetheless fulfilling our obligations to our stakeholders. Please work together with your supervisor to find out subsequent steps as we attempt to additional restrict our total in-office presence within the coming weeks.
We acknowledge that closures and distant working preparations elevate questions and challenges for a lot of of you. Whereas we’ve got not but decided an finish date for distant working preparations, we will likely be working with supervisors and others throughout the College to supply additional particulars relating to distant work.
Once more, we’re selecting to take these precautionary measures for the protection and well-being of the whole CCU neighborhood. As a result of the state of affairs is evolving on a day-by-day foundation, please proceed to observe your CCU electronic mail and CCU’s coronavirus web site for the most recent info. Please proceed to care for yourselves, your households, and one another in the course of the coming weeks as we face these challenges collectively.
Dr. Donald W. Sweeting