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COVID-19 Update: March 25, 2020

March 25, 2020 (9:42 am) Central Time 

Dear Simpson College Community,

In our constant pursuit to provide all students with access to higher education, we wanted to reach out and provide updates related to financial aid. Below please find a few answers to the questions we have received related to this topic.

In addition, we are pleased to offer our first Facebook Live event titled, “Coping in Uncertain Times” on Friday, March 27 at 1 p.m. Central with Ellie Olson, Associate Dean of Counseling, Health, and Leadership. Below you will find additional details and instructions for logging on to view the event.

Simpson College Financial Aid Information

One of Simpson College’s core values is our commitment to each of YOU. As noted in our mission, “individual attention and an unwavering commitment to inclusive education,” will always remain. Also, we recognize these are unprecedented times, and want you to know we are here for you with whatever questions you may have related to financial aid.

  1. Our financial aid letters remain our commitment to you.
  2. If the financial situation for you or your family has changed due to COVID19, please contact us immediately to discuss possible additional options to finance your education. You can reach the financial aid office at 515-961-1596 or by email at tracie.pavon@simpson.edu
  3. If you are unable or struggling in some capacity to meet your financial obligation, please contact the Simpson College Business Office at 515-961-1655.

Facebook Live Event “Coping in Uncertain Times”

The entire Simpson College campus community is invited to this special Facebook Live event scheduled for THIS Friday, March 27, 2020 at 1 p.m. Central. Ellie Olson, Associate Dean of Counseling, Health and Leadership will be LIVE to share ideas about effective ways to manage stress and ‘cope’ during these unprecedented times. Simply log-on to Facebook at 1 p.m. or watch later at your convenience by logging on to the Simpson College Facebook page.

Ways to Connect With Us

We continue to maintain and respond to all questions submitted 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.

Thank you for your patience and commitment to Simpson College.

Thank you,
Bob Lane ‘81
Interim President