Official source of information on Morris College’s plans for Fall 2020:
March 18, 2020
Office of the Interim Academic Dean
Dr. Solomon Jackson, Jr. Administration Building
100 West College Street
Sumter, SC 29150
In response to the COVID-19 situation, you were advised via electronic communication dated March 17, 2020 that Morris College extended the Spring Break through March 31, 2020 in keeping with South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster’s closure order to the state’s public educational institutions. During this time, no on-campus face-to-face academic instruction is being provided.
However, despite the current public health emergency, Morris College has made arrangements for the instruction of students to continue remotely through its on-line Learning Management System (LMS). Over the past several days, faculty have loaded assignments and other instructional material for their classes on the LMS for students to access so that they might remain engaged in their studies while face-to-face instruction has been temporarily suspended. Therefore, students are directed as follows:
While the above information specifically deals with the academic process, students should also be aware of the following as they relate to other aspects of student life during this emergency period:
As we continue to deal with this ever-changing COVID-19 situation, please consult the Morris College website for additional information or updates. Be sure to stay abreast of information from public health officials and follow their recommendations. Be wary of information circulated via social media and other sources about infection prevention measures and treatments that comes from unofficial sources.
We look forward to your return to campus and the resumption of regular activity when conditions allow. In the meantime, be safe.
Dr. Jacob E. Butler, Jr.
Interim Academic Dean