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Santa Clara University has made the difficult decision to continue remote learning for our undergraduates for the fall quarter, with some limited exceptions, and to suspend plans to bring students back to on-campus housing, again with some exceptions. Our decision is guided by two principles: protect the health and safety of our campus community, and offer a rigorous, transformational education in the long tradition of Jesuit education.
Latest Campus Messages
President's Update on Decisions for Fall Quarter 2020, August 5, 2020
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How We Work
With safety as our guiding principle, we will begin a phased return to campus that strives to protect all members of our community. To the extent possible, staff should continue to work remotely unless their job requires their presence on campus or they are unable to work remotely. Learn what to expect, what’s required, and what guides our decisions. See more about How We Work.
Teaching and Learning
We will continue to build upon our substantially enhanced classroom technology platform and invest in more faculty development to ensure that we are ready for flexible modes of learning. SCU students can expect a variety of learning environments when they return in the fall. Many course offerings will be a blend of in-person and online instruction to keep everyone safe. See more on Teaching and Learning, including updates on calendar and instruction.
Health and Safety
Ensure you’re taking care of your health and wellness by social distancing, using face coverings effectively, monitoring your health, and working remotely when possible. See more about our campus Health and Safety protocols.
Extensive planning is underway to adapt SCU’s rich array of co-curricular and residential offerings as we plan for fall 2020. By mid-summer, check in for more comprehensive guidance on student life for the fall. See more about the Student Experience.
Resilience and Recovery Working Groups
Our COVID-19 Resilience and Recovery Working Group is planning scenarios for how we will continue to preserve our core academic mission and the well-being of our community.