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Evergreen to Move Spring Quarter Classes Online

The Evergreen State College will move instruction online for the first four weeks of this spring quarter, which will begin April 2, the college announced today.

“We’re adapting campus operations and preparing to engage students online at least until April 24,” said President George Bridges, who with other state higher-education leaders spoke with Governor Inslee on this topic today. “Our goal is to continue the vital work of teaching and learning, while taking essential steps to slow the spread of COVID-19 in our region.”

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March 11, 2020 - Update on COVID-19 (coronavirus)

Dear Campus Community,

Today, March 11, Thurston County public health authorities confirmed a case of COVID-19 in the county, described as a resident in their 50s. Evergreen's COVID-19 Planning and Response Team is committed to fostering community well-being while continuing the vital work of teaching and learning.

As the situation continues to evolve the college has made the following decisions:
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March 6, 2020 - Update on Coronavirus

Dear Campus Community,

At Evergreen, we are committed to the health and well-being of our students, faculty, and staff. We want to assure you we are closely monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19).  As of the date and time of this communication, to our knowledge no members of the Evergreen community have been diagnosed with COVID-19. There have been no recommendations from health authorities to alter or suspend campus operations. Evergreen campuses remain open.

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March 4, 2020 - Update on Coronavirus

Dear Campus Community,

We value the health and well-being of our students, faculty, and staff and we are monitoring the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).  As of the date and time of this email, to our knowledge no members of the Evergreen community have been diagnosed with the COVID-19. At this time, there have been no recommendations from health authorities to suspend campus operations. With this in mind, Evergreen campuses remain open.