Campus and Coronavirus Updates

As of today there are no cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) on campus.

The Fall 2020 semester classes will take place in a mostly remote and/or online setting, with a few exceptions of labs and courses that require face-to-face or hands on instruction. See Course Schedule for details. Courses marked "remote" but with weekly times will have remote synchronous meetings at those times. 

For on campus classes/meetings, all required safety protocols including social distancing, health checks, and proper usage of PPE, will be implemented. See the reopening plan.

Offices will reopen with limited staff on campus when Fall semester begins and the rest of the staff will be accessible remotely so no services are interrupted.

Check your Clinton email often!
Email is the primary form of communication with our students.

Applications for CARES Act Emergency Financial Grant is open.
For more details, please visit CARES Act page.

Student services are now being delivered remotely/online.
Email is the best way of communication.

Advisement and Registration for Fall will be taking place till the beginning of the semester. Reach out to your advisor or any of the applicable contacts below. Advisement can be done by phone, email, or through virtual meetings, which will be set up as needed. After advisement, you can register through the student portal.

We are a call/email away from helping you with any questions, issues, or concerns. Some helpful contacts:

Call 518-562-4170 and leave a message.
We check the voicemails regularly and return calls throughout each workday.

Students experiencing any barriers should reach out directly as we want to ensure that you feel supported. We are able to connect with you through remote means and will be available daily, during regular hours of operation.

The college is operating with staff working remotely.
Students are asked not to come to campus.
All group events and activities on campus have been cancelled. 
Public buses (CCPT) suspended their operations until further notice.

Fall Semester
The college is shifting to 94% remote or online delivery modes for fall semester. Some labs and courses requiring hands-on training will be on campus with safety precautions applied. The course schedule indicates if class is remote or not. Remote classes with times listed indicate synchronous online/video/call meeting. Check your Clinton email for directions from your instructors as they may differ from course to course.

Help with remote/online learning
With the shift to distance learning, faculty will work with students to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure students can fulfill and complete their academic requirements remotely. Students who have concerns about access, equipment, and distance delivery should email their instructors so they are aware of the barriers students face. 

If your instructor is using Clinton Online (Moodle online platform), log in to check out the sandbox and get acquainted with the system.

Tutoring will be delivered through Zoom sessions.
Visit Online Tutoring page for more details including Tutoring schedule

The on campus library is closed but is available online and through Ask Us 24/7. This service connects students with a professional librarian at all hours of the day. The library‚Äôs Research Guides are an excellent curated resource for all students. 

Due dates for all library materials, for students as well as faculty, will be extended to July 31st. Interlibrary Loan will not include delivery of physical resources for the time being. 

To return materials to the library you must:

  1. Email douglas.library@clinton.edu to notify the library before you plan to come to campus to return with day/time when you are planning to do so. This is a necessary step so we can notify Buildings & Grounds when individuals are coming to campus.
  2. Once you hear back from library staff to confirm the drop-off time, bring the materials to the library dropbox which can now be found outside the Stafford Building, on the west side of the building, under the canopy that faces the parking lot.

Financial Aid Refund Checks
Students expecting financial aid refunds will receive a check in the mail. Please do not come to campus to pick them up.

CARES Act funding available to eligible students
Application for the CARES Act funds for eligible students is open. 

Financial Aid
At this time the office is working remotely. We'll use email as the primary mode of communication. Your forms can be submitted via fax - 518-562-4373, or you may email .pdf files to financialaid@clinton.edu. Android users simply scan with Google drive and IOS users scan with the NOTE app!

File your FAFSA at fafsa.ed.gov. (Good for one academic year Aug thru May). Use your prior-prior year financial information.

Free Resource for Students Financially Affected by COVID-19 and for Student Loan Borrowers. 

We recognize that this is a difficult time, if you have a critical financial need please be in contact with the financial aid office.

CLINTON HAS NOW NEW ONLINE BOOKSTORE 

Visit the website and order online at Clinton.TextbookX.com

All courses, required materials, and pricing options are displayed in a personalized, easy-to-use page when you log in with your student account.

 

All students will be notified by instructors of any schedule changes. Registration for future courses is currently postponed except for the online offerings that consist of Career Trainings and Professional Development Courses. In this difficult time, Clinton is working with OneWorkSource to offer funding for retraining and career changes to eligible students. Student loans may be also available. Email us for more information.

For students and their families who may be in need of help and support from basic needs like food supplies to health care in these trying times, local organizations are here to help. 

United Way - Community Resources for the COVID-19 impact.

United Way - Health and human services  contact information.

We're continuously monitoring the Coronavirus situation and any changes will be posted as they happen. Students and staff should check their email regularly for further updates. 

We ask that every one of you continue to take necessary precautions to stay healthy and the college will continue to closely monitor and provide you with the most up-to-date information.

For more information and resources visit SUNY Health Alert page.

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