SUNY Jefferson
Coronavirus under microscope - photo credit Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAMS

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)


What you need to know

March 27, 2020:

  • Staff and faculty are working remotely and are available via phone and email.  Contact information is available on our online directory.  College offices are closed to foot traffic until further notice.
  •  Virtual appointments can now be scheduled with enrollment services (admissions, student records and financial aid) staff.
  • The College will soon begin working with returning students and seniors to determine the amount of credits and refunds for housing, meals and fees they won’t be using for the remainder of this semester.
  • Classes, including late session, will resume on March 30 via distance learning and other modalities.  Students are encourage to check Blackboard and email for messages from instructors.
  • The residence hall is open, however only students with extenuating circumstances will be allowed to stay on campus.
  • The Courtyard Cafeteria is open for take-out service only from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and again from 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Hours are subject to change.
  • The Health & Wellness Center on campus is operated by the North Country Family Health Center and is open its regular hours. Please call (315) 786-1045 for appointments.

Please continue to monitor your College email and for further updates.

The coronavirus pandemic is an evolving issue, and the College will keep our constituents up-to-date as we put appropriate protocols in place to minimize potential risks to students, faculty and staff. We continue to closely monitor and evaluate information and guidance provided by SUNY, along with state and federal agencies, in order to inform our decisions. We know our students, faculty and community partners, as well as the general public, have many questions now and in the weeks ahead. A College-wide task force is in place to address the challenges and ensure that Jefferson continues to fulfill the educational needs of our students.

 Cancellations and Closings:

  • Professional Development & Personal Enrichment Workshops:  In-person workshops are cancelled through May, however many online training opportunities are available
  • Student Activities/ Student Government Events and Activities:  Cancelled for remainder of semester
  • Athletic Practices and Games: Cancelled for remainder of semester
  • Campus Care childcare center is currently closed.

 External Resources

Samaritan Medical Center Resource Line:  (315) 755-3100, 7 days per week, 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
New York State Coronavirus Health Hotline: 1-888-364-3065