Five Towns College Announces the Plan For Reopening is Available
and Town Hall Meetings For Questions and Concerns
I. PLAN FOR REOPENING
Amidst & Post Covid-19, NYS Gov. Andrew Cuomo has set forth mandatory regulations as well as best practices that align with recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) for Institutions of Higher Education (IHE) reopening in Phase 4.
Accordingly, Five Towns College has prepared and filed its PLAN FOR REOPENING with the New York State Department of Health (NYS DOH) and Education Department (NYSED).
- All students, faculty, staff and/or visitors to campus must read and acknowledge receipt of the Five Towns College PLAN FOR REOPENING to be allowed on campus.
- The Five Towns College PLAN FOR REOPENING is in effect immediately, upon first entry/visit to campus, and shall remain in full force and effect from July 2020 through September 2021 unless canceled earlier by written announcement.
- The Five Towns College PLAN FOR REOPENING supercedes and is incorporated by reference into every institutional document currently in full force and effect.
II. TOWN HALL MEETINGS
A series of Town Hall Meetings are scheduled via the Zoom Webinar platform so that some highlights can be shared and questions and concerns from our campus community can be addressed. At this time, there are meetings planned to address concerns of three groups:
(1) Faculty/Staff: Tuesday, July 28: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
(2) Returning Residential Students: Thursday, July 30: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
(3) Returning Commuter Students: Friday. July 31: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
ANNOUNCEMENT FOR NEW STUDENTS:
There are two Town Hall Meetings scheduled just to address the concerns of NEW STUDENTS; you only need to attend one of these meetings. You will receive an email with the Zoom RSVP information. We are looking forward to being with you and to sharing information related to the Plan For Reopening and any other questions you may have. See you next week!
- Wednesday, August 5, 2020 – 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm OR
- Thursday, August 6, 2020 – 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Faculty, Staff and Returning and New Students will be receiving an email with the information for the Zoom meeting. Please read and RSVP to that email to access the Town Hall Meetings.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AND RECEIPT OF THE
FIVE TOWNS COLLEGE PLAN FOR REOPENING