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COVID-19 Update: March 19, 2020

March 19, 10:10 am (Central Time)

Dear Simpson College Community,

We are committed to updating the campus community on a daily basis for the foreseeable future. Please know these emails may contain vital information that is important for our campus community. We will continue to send additional information beyond this email to various audiences on topics of particular importance to them. Thank you again for your commitment to Simpson College and your patience as we work through these challenging times.

Campus is Still Operational

I want to personally let you know that while our campus is closed to the general public, our offices are still operational. We are continuing to be as responsive as possible via phone and email while we adhere to the Centers for Disease Control social distancing guidelines for our valued faculty, staff, students, and campus community.

Mail Room and Kent Center Hours

All campus events and on-campus student activities for Spring 2020 [March 17-April 30] are cancelled. We would like to announce the mailroom will be OPEN Monday – Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. effective immediately for mail pick-up and drop-off. In addition, Kent Campus Center will be open Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. If you have immediate questions or building access issues, please contact Chris Frerichs, Director of Campus Security.

We continue to maintain and respond to all questions submits through our dedicated email address. Please email, COVIDResponse@simpson.edu.  

Please continue to monitor your emails and check the Simpson College COVID19 webpage for updates.

While these times are extremely challenging, I am proud of the work of each of you who have united to ensure the safety and continued education for all.

Thank you,
Bob Lane ‘81
Interim President