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Campus News

March 17th, 2020

Garrett College reduces campus access

Reduced access is in response to state COVID-19 recommendations

Garrett College announced Tuesday afternoon that beginning on Wednesday, March 18th it will implementing a reduced-access protocol on all GC campuses.

According to the new protocol, Garrett College's physical locations will only be open to:

  • Garrett College employees;
  • Garrett College credit students accessing online resources (laptops, internet, etc.) to work on college coursework in its Learning Commons;
  • Garrett College students still residing in on-campus housing;
  • Food services staff, and
  • Tenants/customers at the Garrett Information Enterprise Center (GIEC).

Other on-campus visits will be by appointment only until further notice. Individuals are being encouraged to conduct business with Garrett College offices by phone and email whenever possible during the current State of Emergency throughout Maryland.

"This protocol is in keeping with Governor Hogan's desire to reduce person-to-person contact," said Dr. Richard Midcap, Garrett College's president. "It provides additional protection to both the public and to our employees."

Garrett College recently extended its spring break through March 29 and will be shifting to online delivery of coursework until further notice.