Video links to July 30 Town Halls
On July 30, Chancellor Dwight C. Watson and university leadership held live town halls via Webex Events to update faculty, staff, students and their families on returning to the university.
If you were unable to join during the live events, you are strongly encouraged to watch the videos, which covered a wide variety of important topics, including plans for personal and community safety, course delivery, student life and services, athletics and events, to name a few.
Many questions from students, faculty and staff were also addressed during the presentation.
Here is the video link to the Faculty and Staff session:
Here is the video link to the Students and Families session:
For easy reference, here are the time stamps so that you can quickly navigate to topics of interest to you.
Faculty and Staff time stamps
49:40—Where can faculty/staff get the Warhawk face coverings?
50:53—If a student is unwilling to wear a mask during class, can an instructor ask them to leave and be backed by the administration?
55:21—Why is it optional for students to report a positive COVID-19 case, but employees are required to?
58:11—If a student tests positive, does an entire building shut down and/or the entire class get tested?
1:00:03—What is the impact on enrollment with some students deciding to take a gap year?
1:02:36—Does the governor’s new mask order mean that we will have to wear masks in our individual offices?
1:03:18—There are errors in my WINS course information, what do I do?
Student and Families time stamps
31:27—Where can students get Warhawk face coverings?
33:44—Where can a student be tested for COVID-19?
35:47—Will there be real-time engagement between students and instructors in hybrid or remote classes?
37:38—Will instructors have virtual office hours?
39:40—What is the specific timeline for the course modalities to be fully updated in WINS?
40:44—Will students that don’t live on campus still get the welcome back packet?
41:21—Can I be tested for COVID-19 on campus if I am asymptomatic?
43:04—If a student tests positive for COVID-19, what is the procedure for their classmates and instructors?
44:03—Is it possible for December graduates to defer their graduation so that they can walk in a future ceremony?
45:55—What is the process for when a student tests positive for COVID-19?
48:12—Will face covering be enforced? If so, how?
51:19—What buildings will be open for students to study with internet access?
53:23—How can i leave my classes safely with everyone in the way?
55:54—Do students need to be tested prior to coming to school?
57:08—Will there still be opportunities to join organizations and clubs?
57:37—What rules are in place for social distancing in the dorms?