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Academic Buildings are Closed

Sign on the main entrance to Shain Library informing visitors the campus is closed. Similar signs are placed on other…

Adam Khan '22, Music Tech and Math major
It is so rare that so many people can relate to what you're feeling. I feel so alone but so does everyone.

Ali Plucinski '20, Government major
I have been impressed by the willingness of professors to go out of their way to make the situation as reasonable for…

Ann Monk Camel Correspondent: COVID-19 in Morocco

This is my camel correspondent video, in which I discuss the disruption of my study abroad, what Covid-19 was like in…


I don't know if this is just me, but whenever I feel even vaguely different I have to Google the symptoms of the virus.


It is difficult to teach classes without getting as much instantaneous feedback from students.


I packed up my dorm and my friend's dorms, as they are European international students, and it was bittersweet.


Quite honestly schoolwork has provided a nice distraction from thinking about the virus.


It's painful to see classes that were my favorite not translate well online.


Whenever things happen on the news, it's easy to think how it will never affect you. It's much harder to think about your…


When the day comes I can hug my friends, I will remind myself to never take hugs for granted again.


I feel like I did not get the closure I needed before graduating.

Cameron Aaron '21, Computer Science and Psychology major
I'm working at a startup to distribute PPE to healthcare workers

COVID-19 Journal

COVID-19 Journal.pdf
This is a personal journal of my COVID-19 experience. There is an entry roughly every 2 weeks since not much change from day…

Covid19 reality

Signage in front of the Crozier-Williams Center of Connecticut College thanking those working on site.

Elena Erdekian '20, Government and Economics major

We were told to leave as fast as possible and not drive through campus, so I wasn't able to catch a glimpse of Tempel Green…

Ellie Smith '20, Cellular and Molecular Biology major

It is a blessing to spend time with my family before I move on to my next step in life.

Enter at Your Own Risk

The Benham Avenue entrance to Connecticut College with sign posted informing that the College is closed

Greer Hill '20, Government and Economics major
I'm grateful to how the Conn administrators and deans have handled everything. Their communications have been clear,…

Hannah Lombard '21, Psychology major

On walks, it seems somewhat normal in nature but in stores and things the mannerisms of people are very different.

Isabella Sorrenti '22, Art History and Classical Studies major
My friends and I have started to virtually "go to the library" in which we all Face Time and do homework.

It's over...for me

I had just finished my last final at Connecticut College, and I was alone at my desk. I couldn't go celebrate with my…

Jon-Robert Corasanti '20, Theater major
I'm building a giant boat in the basement and I'm making a beautiful song using the grand piano and my electric piano.

Libby Friedman, Dean of the College office
People in WW I and II and the 1918 Influenza epidemic also thought there was no hope - this too shall pass.

Maureen Ronau, Chemistry
I can't be in contact with my grandkids, which is tough. But we chat online.