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Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Frequently Asked Questions

Completing the Spring Semester

Classes were suspended March 13, 2020; remote classes will begin March 30, 2020, and will remain online for the rest of the Spring Semester. The final five weeks of the Spring Semester will run from March 30 to May 1. Final exams will take place May 4 to May 8. Faculty are posting assignments, lectures, and other resources on Canvas. Please use this resource for your learning needs. Official College communications other than those posted on Canvas will be sent through email to your Huntingdon College account. Please make sure you check your email frequently for the latest information. Most students left Huntingdon residences March 15 to begin an extended spring break. Scheduling is underway to facilitate student residents’ picking up their belongings and checking out of their rooms.
College Events

All internal and external College events and events planned by other organizations but held on campus have been canceled for the remainder of the Spring Semester.
Graduation
Graduation events scheduled for May 7–9 are postponed. Seniors, at this time, there is no need to purchase caps and gowns, or request a refund if you have already purchased yours. As soon as the College has information about graduation it will be communicated to you.
Huntingdon Plan Travel
The Huntingdon Plan spring break travel/study experience to Ireland has been postponed until June 2020. We will make further decisions about travel/study planned for Ireland and other locations this summer as more information is known.
Summer Housing
No decision has been made at this time related to on-campus summer housing opportunities for Huntingdon students.
Library Operations
Houghton Library offers robust online services available to you 24/7. First, make sure you have a library card by completing the form at https://www.huntingdon.edu/evening/admission/library-card-
application/ and indicating that your home campus is Montgomery (don’t worry that this form is meant to cover Evening Studies students).
On-Campus Resources

Academic advising with faculty, the Staton Center, career counseling with the CCV, and mental health counseling with Dr. LaTonya Graham will continue to be available remotely for all students. Chaplain Rhett Butler is also conducting worship (TNW) and discussion groups remotely.Disability services will work with each individual student currently receiving section 504 accommodations to develop a plan for completion of Spring Semester academic content based on individual needs and the structure of applicable remote instruction.

Room and Board Credits
For residential students, upon notification from Student Affairs that you have completed check-out and returned your key, a prorated amount of room, board and tax will be credited to your account. Students billed at the double room rate will receive a room, board and tax credit totaling $1534.84; students billed at a single room rate will receive a room, board and tax credit totaling $2157.52.  Room damages will be assessed at check-out; however, cleaning fees and bed rebuilding fees will be waived.
Late Tuition Payments
As we understand that this is a time of transition, change and uncertainty for everyone, we are waiving late fees for tuition payments for the months of March and April.
Fall Registration
Registration for fall 2020 classes is ongoing. Please consult with your adviser via Canvas or email and process your registration through SelfService as soon as possible. Bear in mind that the official Spring Break of the College is March 23–27 so questions regarding registration may not be answered until the week of March 30.

Mail Services

During the week of March 23–27, the College mailroom in the Roland Student Center will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Due to the number of students returning to campus March 25–29 to check out of their residence halls, the Roland Student Center will remain open until 7 p.m. to allow students to check their mail. Residence Life staff has worked with the mailroom this week to have any packages students have received available for them to pick up in their residence halls.
Academic Honors
The College will appropriately honor students for academic and student life achievements. More information will come regarding alternate plans for conducting the many awards ceremonies that are a hallmark of the Spring Semester at Huntingdon.
Athletic Eligibility
The NCAA has granted a fifth-year of eligibility for spring sport athletes. The College is awaiting additional guidance from the NCAA related to the options Huntingdon student-athletes may consider for utilizing the fifth-year of eligibility.
Additional QuestionsIf you have additional questions not answered above, please contact Senior Vice President Anthony Leigh at aleigh@hawks.huntingdon.edu.

 

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