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W&J Fall 2021 Plan Update

Updated: March 8, 2021 | Tagged: , , ,

W&J expects to resume fully in-person instruction and residential living for all students in Fall 2021.

Diligence, New Safety Protocols Help Washington & Jefferson College Finish Fall 2020 with Low Covid Case Rates

Updated: December 11, 2020 | Tagged: , ,

W&J logged only six positive student cases between August and November, amounting to less than one percent of the on-campus population.

COVID-19 Reporting to Resume in January 2021

Updated: December 9, 2020 | Tagged:

COVID-19 reporting will resume the week of January 11, 2021. All in-person instruction, as well as residence hall students, was completed by November 25, 2020 with finals conducted online the week of November 30. At this time, there is limited, essential staff on the W&J campus.

JayTerm & Spring 2021 Semester Announcement

Updated: October 20, 2020 | Tagged: , ,

JayTerm and Spring 2021 semester plans.

Updated Fall 2020 Re-opening Plans

Updated: August 6, 2020 | Tagged: ,

Dear Students, I hope that you have had a chance to review the message sent earlier from President Knapp outlining a change in our plans for the fall. As you are well aware, we are preparing for a year that won’t look like any other at W&J. Many challenges lie ahead, and although we’re working…

Important Changes to Fall Reopening Plans

Updated: August 6, 2020 | Tagged: ,

I am sure you are all aware that the last few weeks have seen a dramatic increase in the number of COVID-19 cases across the nation and in our region. In July alone…

W&J’s Commitment to Cleanliness

Updated: July 8, 2020 | Tagged: ,

W&J Commitment to Cleanliness

Response to July 7 ICE Policy Announcement

Updated: July 8, 2020 | Tagged: ,

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Agency announced yesterday that it will issue a new policy to expel international students enrolled in online-only educational programs. Given this impending change in the Student Exchange and Visitors Program (SEVP) and ICE regulations, and out of concern for our international students’ well-being and educational continuity, Washington &…

Update on Planning for Future of COVID-19 from President Knapp

Updated: April 20, 2020 | Tagged:

Dear W&J Commmunity, I recorded a brief video message from my home this afternoon to share a perspective on planning for our future in a time of uncertainty. I hope you find it helpful. As always, I am grateful for your countless contributions to our continuing success. W&J remains strong thanks to our support of each other. Juncta…

Pennsylvania Order Requires Wearing of Masks in Public

Updated: April 18, 2020 | Tagged:

Order Takes Effect Sunday, April 19 at 8 p.m. Dear Campus-based Employees and Staff: On April 15, 2020 Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of the Department of Health Rachel Levine signed an order directing protections for critical employees of businesses providing essential services as defined by an earlier mandate. It is very important that…