Berkeley College Transitions All Courses Online in New York and New Jersey

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Saturday, March 14, 2020
Contact: Angela Harrington
Vice President,
Communications and External Relations
201-509-1840
Angela-Harringt@BerkeleyCollege.edu
BERKELEY COLLEGE TRANSITIONS ALL COURSES ONLINE
BEGINNING MONDAY, MARCH 16 - CAMPUSES IN NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY REMAIN OPEN FOR STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES 

All Berkeley College on-site classes in New York City and White Plains will move online as of Monday, March 16, 2020. The New Jersey campuses will transition all classes online starting on Tuesday, March 17, 2020.  Campuses will remain open for students who would like to utilize on-site support services such as the Library, Career Services, and the Center for Academic Success and computer labs.

“In these unprecedented circumstances, we are striving to maintain a continuity of instruction for our students with as little disruption as possible,” said Michael J. Smith, President of Berkeley College. “With every decision that is made, the safety of our students, faculty and staff is the most important consideration.”

Berkeley College is also encouraging its residence students in White Plains to leave the campus for the remainder of the semester and continue their coursework online. White Plains is the only campus in the Berkeley College system with student housing. Berkeley College Campus Operations and Student Development and Campus Life teams are on hand to assist students through the move. 

Since the onset of the crisis, Berkeley College has been sanitizing and extensively cleaning its facilities on an ongoing basis to minimize any risks to the Berkeley community. A special coronavirus COVID-19 emergency management task force has been working on all aspects of college preparedness, including policies, procedures and support systems to minimize risks to the Berkeley College community and to ensure the seamless delivery of teaching and learning to students. 

More information can be found at the College’s coronavirus COVID-19 webpage: click here

About Berkeley College
Berkeley College, founded in 1931, is a career-focused institution accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education that offers students Master’s, Bachelor’s, and Associate’s degree and Certificate programs in more than 20 career fields. The College has campuses in Midtown Manhattan and White Plains, NY, as well as in Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park, NJ, with more than 5,700 students enrolled. In addition, Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. U.S. News & World Report has named Berkeley College among the Best Colleges for Online Bachelor’s Programs and among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans, for seven consecutive years. The website address is www.BerkeleyCollege.edu

The mission of Berkeley College is to empower students to achieve lifelong success in dynamic careers.

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