We have compiled answers to your most frequently asked questions, which we have updated on the COVID-19 Information web page. We will continue to update the FAQ as new information becomes available.
This is a very unique and challenging time and we, staff members, play a critical role in the College’s ability to support its mission.
In the interest of safeguarding the health and wellness of our students, faculty, and staff as well as members of the greater community, who may be more vulnerable to this disease, the College has made the difficult decision to transition all in-person classes to online learning for the remainder of the spring term.
Information about the impact of COVID-19 (coronavirus) has been changing daily, and we hope you have been receiving the updates from the college.
As you know, the College has been closely tracking developments related to the novel coronavirus COVID-19. Administrators continue to stay in regular contact with public health experts and have been meeting frequently to evaluate and prepare for this ever-changing situation.
The Emerson campus community is encouraged to visit the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) webpage to learn more about the emerging global health concern and what you can do to prevent its spread.
As you may have seen, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and Governor Newsom announced a state of emergency in response to COVID-19 (coronavirus). These declarations were made for the purpose of making additional resources available to state and local agencies, allowing assistance from out of state, and to protect against price gouging in response to the evolving situation.
As we prepare to welcome students and faculty back to campus following the spring break, the College is actively preparing to ensure the safety and health of our community amid the changing status of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) in our region and around the world.
I have heard directly from concerned students, parents, faculty, and staff, and I would like to take this opportunity to inform all of you about the important work underway to prepare our community.
Based on new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control, the Office of Internationalization and Global Engagement has strongly advised all students and faculty against nonessential travel to China and South Korea, as well as countries where there is a sustained community spread of the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19.