The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared coronavirus a pandemic. Effective Monday, March 16, Manhattanville suspended in-person instruction and has moved all classes to remote learning for the remainder of the spring semester of 2020.
The following policies and protocols are in effect through the end of the semester. There will be further updates as the situation evolves.
All classes will continue remotely.
Students and faculty should remain in frequent communication to ensure effective distance learning.
Students who leave campus housing, they should take with them all the supplies they need for their classwork, including laptops, textbooks, notebooks, and course material.
Residence halls remain open only to those who do not have the ability to leave campus.
Students are not permitted to sign in guests to their residence halls or other facilities. This includes daytime and overnight guests.
Athletic competitions and events are canceled. The fitness center is closed. Read a statement from Athletics here.
Dining services at The Market remain open: Monday-Friday from 10:00 am-6:00 pm and Saturday-Sunday from 11:00 am -5:00 pm.
The library is closed.
The Valiant bus service is suspended during this period.
All campus events are canceled, postponed, or changed to virtual events until further notice.
Students should practice social distancing (staying 6 feet apart if possible) and avoid large gatherings and close contact with others.
Many College operations will continue with staff and faculty working remotely during this period.
Student workers may continue to work remotely as needed but should be in touch with their supervisors for up-to-date scheduling information.
The College is closed to outside visitors, such as those coming for tours and events.
Meetings are to take place via conference call or video conference.
There will be no international business travel and no non-essential business travel for employees. Essential travel should be reviewed by unit directors, such as deans and vice presidents.
Regarding personal travel, we ask that members of our community avoid travel to a foreign country designated as Risk Level 3 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and avoid U.S. regions that the CDC has designated high risk.
If you do travel to a high-risk region, either internationally or domestically, you must notify Student Health and Counseling (SHAC) at 914-323-5245. Before being permitted again on campus, you will be asked to observe the 14-day quarantine recommended by the New York State Department of Health or provide documentation from a health care provider that you are authorized to return to school or work.
The health and well-being of our community is our first priority and we ask that everyone continue to take the recommended precautions. Wash your hands frequently and avoid touching your face. If you’re not feeling well, stay home. Anyone who is concerned about their health should contact a health care provider. Students who are not feeling well or are experiencing anxiety related to this situation should contact Student Health and Counseling at 914-323-5245.