Update to Coronavirus/COVID-19 operational changes for 3-17

Information about COVID-19 guidelines and protocols at Brandeis has changed frequently as public health guidance has changed; please be aware that the information in this letter may be outdated. For the latest information, please visit the COVID-19 Response website.

March 17, 2020

Here are today's reminders and updates for our campus community:

Reminders from yesterday

Dining changes

Changes to campus shuttle services

Please take note of the upcoming suspensions of campus shuttle services. We will update students remaining on campus about any ongoing services:

Critical Conversations: Canceled for today, on for tomorrow

The online Critical Conversation scheduled from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. today is now canceled. The Critical Conversation on March 18 will still be available to the community through a Zoom webinar. Pre-registration is not required. Please click on the link and enter your name and email address to enter the Zoom webinar. At the end of the faculty conversation, with panelists Zooming in, questions may be asked by typing into the Q&A module.

Technology Help Desk now virtual

With the library buildings closed, the Technology Help Desk can be accessed online, via email or by phone at 781-736-4357. ITS is available to provide technology support and services no matter where your “office” may be. The team is available from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monday through Friday; hours may change depending on support needs.

Fall study abroad

While many students may be thinking about fall study abroad, the Office of Study Abroad is currently prioritizing the work of getting spring 2020 students back to their homes. It has moved all services online, and has extended the notification deadline for students who want to study abroad in the fall to April 17.