Unfortunately, we have been informed that an Emerson staff member on the Boston campus has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual is currently recovering in isolation at home, off campus.
In an effort to make up some lost class time, there have been a couple of very recent adjustments to the Academic Calendar.
It is our collective responsibility to be in solidarity with people affected by racism and xenophobia.
I ask all of you to join me in condemning racist and xenophobic acts against members of the Asian community and all marginalized groups. These acts are inconsistent with the values that we hold most dear at Emerson.
With the help of content providers and national organizations, we have expanded access to digital collections. Details on how to access expanded digital content can be found in Distance Learning: Students and Distance Teaching: Faculty.
Regretfully, I write to you today to inform you that Undergraduate and Graduate Commencement Weekend activities and events, scheduled for Saturday, May 9, and Sunday, May 10, will in fact be postponed this year.
Beginning Monday, March 23, all therapy sessions will be virtual using Zoom-HIPAA or phone. Appointments will be available to students in the following ways:
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact how and where students learn, Emerson College has created an emergency fund that will help students pay their rent, transport themselves back home, rent equipment such as laptops, and more.
As our community transitions to online classes this week, please remember the most important thing in these unprecedented times is to prioritize your health and safety and be mindful of your physical, emotional, and mental wellbeing.
While we, our families, our friends, and the world around us continue to grapple with the countless unknowns in the midst of the Covid-19 crisis, we move forward as a community strengthened by our mission: To educate the future generation of artists and communicators who will tell our stories.