Annapolis Campus Fall 2020 Opening Plans

Because the pandemic is an ongoing and dynamic threat, we will be updating and adjusting our policies on the pages linked to below to meet the latest health and safety needs of our communities. Our approach has guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control as its foundation and includes many of the principles identified by the American College Health Association. We are also closely following local and state public health office guidelines. If you have additional questions not answered in the materials below, please contact annapolisassistantdean(at)sjc.edu. Graduate Institute students should contact officeofthegraduateinstitutean(at)sjc.edu.

Please note that on July 31, 2020, the college announced that the fall semester would move fully online. These FAQs will be updated on Tuesday, August 4, 2020. 

Fall Reopening—Questions and Answers for Annapolis Students

Updated: July 21, 2020

While we are planning to welcome students back to campus in the fall, we also understand that this may not be the best option for some students and families. In order to provide flexibility, students will be able to elect to return to campus or to take classes fully online.

We understand that COVID-19 poses an ongoing threat to the health and wellness of the students, staff, and tutors at St. John’s College. Our strategy is focused on preventing the spread of the virus, quickly isolating those who have been exposed, and limiting their contact with the rest of the campus community.

This approach has guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control as its foundation and includes many of the principles identified by the American College Health Association. We are also following local and state public health office guidelines.

Our approach is also dependent upon the cooperation of the entire campus community.

Below are some of the questions and answers about the college’s plans for reopening the Annapolis campus in the fall. Please remember that the situation, both within Maryland and nationally, remains quite fluid. Policies may be adjusted to meet our community’s health and safety needs, and this page will be updated to reflect these changes.

If you have additional questions not answered in the materials below, please contact annapolisassistantdean(at)sjc.edu. Graduate Institute students should contact officeofthegraduateinstitutean(at)sjc.edu.

On this page:

PREVENTION AND RISK MITIGATION STRATEGIES

ACADEMICS AND CLASSROOMS

Housing & Financial Aid

HEALTH CENTER AND COUNSELING

Public Events and Campus Life