COVID-19 UPDATE: College Moves Credit Classes to Remote Instruction
- After Spring Break, all credit students will take courses remotely for at least five weeks
- Athletics programs suspended, all public events canceled through April 30
Bucks County Community College, in a concerted effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, announced Thursday, March 12 that it will move all credit classes online from March 23 through at least April 30.
In addition, all athletics programs are suspended and public events canceled through at least April 30.
“We are taking a proactive lead to protect our students and our community from this unprecedented threat to public health,” said Bucks County Community College President Stephanie Shanblatt, Ph.D. “It was a difficult decision to make, but we strongly feel drastic measures must be taken in order to try to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.”
On Wednesday, March 11, the college announced that it will close all locations for deep cleaning from March 14 to March 22, which coincides with Spring Break. Staff will work remotely from home through at least March 29.
“We want all of our students to be able to successfully complete the semester and for everyone to remain healthy,” added Shanblatt. “We continue to monitor the situation carefully and will continue to update our students as new information becomes available.”
For more information on Bucks County Community College’s response to COVID-19, please visit bucks.edu/coronavirus.