Germanna extends spring break. Classes to resume March 23 thru virtual or alternate delivery

by | Mar 11, 2020 | Germanna, Health & Wellness

From Germanna Community College:

Germanna Community College loves its faculty, staff and students as well as the communities it serves. Out of an abundance of caution and to mitigate the risks associated with COVID-19, its spread, and the potential strain on area hospitals and clinics, Germanna is taking the following actions.

Spring Break for students will be extended through Friday, March 20, 2020. All classes will resume through virtual or alternative delivery starting on Monday, March 23, 2020, and continue until at least Friday, April 3, 2020. This includes Gladys P. Todd Academy and Germanna Scholars courses.
Students should check Canvas or contact their professors for class information. Students are expected to check their Germanna e-mail accounts regularly for updates.

All faculty and staff are expected to report to work on Monday, March 16, 2020, unless otherwise on approved leave.
All college events are cancelled through Monday, April 6, 2020.

College Services at all locations will remain open (Monday – Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.), including Enrollment Services, Financial Aid, Cashier’s Office, Academic Advising, Counseling, Veteran Services, Testing Services, Library Services, Bookstore, and the Academic Center for Excellence (Tutoring). Food Pantry support will also be available. College Services are also accessible online via MyGCC and Navigate.

The Libraries and computer labs will be available for students who require computer and internet access. Available computer labs are:
Library (All Locations)
Fredericksburg Area Campus, SP1, Room 217
Fredericksburg Area Campus, SP2, Room 235
Fredericksburg Area Campus, SP2, Room 236
Locust Grove Campus, Room 210
Barbara J. Fried Center (Stafford), Room 126
Daniel Technology Center (Culpeper), Room 225

All college locations will be closed for extensive sanitizing and cleaning on Friday, March 20 and 27 and Friday, April 3, 2020. Employees should not report to work.

This situation is fluid. College administration is actively monitoring conditions for further developments and responding accordingly. Germanna will provide daily updates at www.germanna.edu. Germanna’s Emergency Operations Plan is available on the college website.

Consistent with CDC guidelines, students, faculty and staff returning from travel to any country for which the CDC has issued a Level 2 or 3 Travel Warning related to COVID-19 should self-quarantine for 14 days.

For more information about COVID-19, please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website.
We value your safety and health. If you have any questions, contact [email protected].

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