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Safe. Healthy. Together.

Now, more than ever, we all need to reflect on and embody the Curry values of supporting and caring for one another. All of us have the responsibility to promote and maintain the health and safety of our entire community on campus. By adopting new policies, procedures, and a shared expectation of commitment to one another, we can do our best to help Curry stay healthy.

Spring 2021 Return to Campus Plan Highlights:

  • The Curry College campus will be open for living and learning in Spring 2021.*
  • The Spring semester will begin on February 1.**
  • As in the fall, courses will be conducted using a mix of face-to-face (FTF), hybrid flexible (hyflex) and, to a limited extent, online formats.
  • Onboard testing and weekly surveillance will be conducted throughout the semester for all members of the Curry community coming to campus this Spring.
  • Cleaning and disinfection protocols, as well as required social distancing and mask-wearing for the entire community are in effect.
  • The Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) announced its decision to suspend all sponsored athletic competition for winter sports for the 2020-21 season.

*Please note that all plans for Spring 2021 are contingent upon the evolving public health situation. We will be monitoring all guidance from local, state and federal authorities carefully and constantly. Should these plans change, we will notify the Curry community without delay.

**For traditional undergraduate classes. Note that the Continuing Education/Graduate semester will conform to the previously published Calendar for Continuing Education and Graduate Studies.

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We all agree to...

Wash Your Hands Sticker

Wash our hands often

Practice good hygiene and cleanliness habits such as: Washing your hands with soap for at least 20 seconds regularly, coughing into your elbow, doing laundry regularly, and turning away from others when sneezing.

Keep Your Distance Sticker

Avoid close contact

The CDC recommends that you limit close contact to other individuals. In the event that you cannot wear a face covering, you should maintain a 6-foot distance from others, in both indoor and outdoor spaces.

Masks Required Sticker

Cover our mouths and noses

The CDC has advised that wearing a face covering can slow the spread of COVID-19.

Monitor Your Health Sticker

Monitor our health

Monitor and report any changes in your health on a daily basis and report any symptoms associated with COVID-19.

Curry College President Kenneth K. Quigley, Jr.

Video: Keep Curry Safe

If you haven’t heard, things will look a bit different at Curry this year. But despite these necessary changes, we are all going to do our best to maintain that same Curry community feel - and keep Curry safe, healthy and together.

Curry College President Kenneth K. Quigley, Jr.

Video: President's Message

"Lots of things will be different on campus because of the COVID crisis...[but] our mission hasn't changed, our commitment to our students hasn't changed, and how hard we will work for our students to succeed hasn't changed either..."

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Return to Campus Planning

Curry College students returned to residence halls and classrooms on campus for the Fall 2020 semester, and we currently plan that they will return to residence halls and classrooms on campus for the Spring 2021 semester as well. We know that the public health situation may develop in a number of ways, which may alter our plans; but we will always put our students first, taking many precautions to keep you and our campus as safe as possible.

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Academics

In the interest of safeguarding against possible adverse future public health developments, as well as meeting learning requirements and ensuring that our students receive a full and unique Curry educational experience, the College has adopted emerging best practices and has made changes to the Spring 2021 Academic Calendar.

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Financial Information

We realize that families may have COVID-related questions regarding financial aid, tuition and room and board.

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Health and Safety

The most important question that families are asking is “Is it safe to be at Curry this Spring?” We want you to know that the College has instituted numerous protocols, precautions and changes to living and learning at Curry College, all designed to keep our entire community as safe as possible.

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Community Agreement

Now, more than ever, we all need to reflect on and embody the Curry values of supporting and caring for one another. All of us have the responsibility to promote and maintain the health and safety of our entire community on campus. By adopting new policies, procedures, and a shared expectation of commitment to one another, we can do our best to help Curry stay healthy.

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Residential and Campus Life

Despite the challenges and with the utmost concern for safety, we are committed to providing for our students this Spring the opportunities for engagement and involvement, as well as the wholehearted support, which have always been hallmarks of the Curry experience.

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Commuter Students

Here you can find details and information for commuter students returning to campus this Spring.

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Athletics and Fitness

The Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) announced its decision to suspend all sponsored athletic competition for winter sports for the 2020-21 season. As part of the announcement, the CCC will allow member institutions to determine whether they independently could safely engage in winter sports athletic competition, including contests against other conference or non-conference schools that choose to play.

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Events

The current guidance in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts does not allow gatherings of more than 10 people indoors and 25 people outdoors. This impacts the College’s usual event schedule, from Commencement to theater productions. We will continue to follow all state guidance in this matter, and will offer a robust schedule of small in-person and virtual offerings to engage our community in the meantime.

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Information for Faculty and Staff

Curry College has made it a priority to establish and with your help, maintain, the safest possible working environment for all employees.

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Have a Question/Comment?

Do you have questions, concerns, and/or comments about what life at Curry will be like in Spring '21? Please don't hesitate to submit an inquiry or browse our frequently asked questions.  We look forward to providing you with the information you seek.

Curry College community members are encouraged to report any incidents potentially related to COVID-19.

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As always, our first priority is keeping our entire community, especially our students, safe. As we look forward to the start of the Spring semester, and throughout it, we will continue to communicate with students, faculty, staff, alumni, friends, and visitors frequently.

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