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March 12, 2020

Q&A for Students Regarding COVID-19 on North Park Campus

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For ongoing updates regarding COVID-19 and how it affects North Park’s campus, please visit www.northpark.edu/covid-19.

Q&A for Students Regarding COVID-19 on North Park Campus

  1. Q: I’m a residential student – what do I need to do?
    A: ALL RESIDENTIAL STUDENTS must complete the Resident Student Registry Form. This form must be completed prior to Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 10pm. Students who believe they have a compelling reason to return to campus housing should provide a thorough explanation as to why on the form. Students will be notified via email of the status of their application as soon as possible.
  2. Q: How and when can I get my belongings from my on-campus housing?
    A: For safety and security purposes, please contact your Resident Director via email prior to returning to campus. You may return to campus any time between now and Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 10pm to collect your belongings, including academic materials and personal items. You may not stay overnight in your campus housing during this window of time without prior approval from your Resident Director or the Office of Residence Life and Housing. If you have a reason to remain in campus housing overnight between now and Sunday, March 15, 2020, please note this request on the Resident Student Registry Form.  Access to the residence halls, apartments, and houses will not be available after Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 10pm.
  3. Q: What if I need to stay on campus because I’m an international student, or I am student teaching, or I have no other place to stay?
    A: Please fill out the Resident Student Registry Form and explain your current situation. The University will review your case and try to accommodate special circumstances. We will respond to your request by Tuesday, March 17.
  4. Q: Will planned student activities still be taking place?
    A: Most campus activities, including all Catalyst and Chapel events, have been postponed or canceled. This decision is in keeping with CDC recommendations that large, non-essential gatherings be suspended or canceled. As this is a fluid situation, please check here for updates as specific event dates approach.
  5. Q: I’m a commuter student. Will I be able to use campus facilities during the next few weeks?
    A: We hope to keep some facilities open, but as this is an ever-changing situation, facility availability might change on a daily basis. Please, check back here for updates.
  6. Q: How will online instruction work?
    A:  Starting today, and through April 9, there will be no more in-person classes. All coursework will be conducted online. Your professors will use Canvas to keep you informed, and will notify you via email about how your course will be structured, and what you can expect in terms of assignments and tests.
  7. Q: How do I stay updated on how COVID-19 and its impact on North Park’s campus?
    A: Security, support services, and staff will remain on campus to assist you throughout this challenging period. Please reach out to individual departments for any assistance you might need. In addition, we will be making constant updates on this webpage. Please monitor email and social media as well. Thank you for your patience on this matter. Please consult the Faculty and Staff directory to find contact information.
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