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    Dear Students and Families, This morning, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended a temporary suspension of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 vaccine. This news follows reports of a very rare blood-clotting side effect discovered in six women in the United States, among more than 6.8 million administered doses. Adelphi University continues…

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    Dear Students and Families, On March 29, New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that, beginning April 6, all individuals 16 years of age or older are eligible to receive the vaccine. We are pleased to share that Adelphi has been allotted a limited number of vaccine doses from the state in order to offer…

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    Dear Adelphi Community, As we continue to adapt to the changing circumstances created by COVID-19, we are making adjustments to our dining hours and locations to meet the preferences and needs of our current on-campus community. Based on feedback, we will expand the hours of the UC Dining Hall in the Ruth S. Harley University…

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    Dear Adelphi Colleagues, In recent days, there have been several exciting updates to eligibility requirements and availability of COVID-19 vaccines. We are pleased to share this important information with you Eligibility Requirement Updates for COVID-19 Vaccines Effective Thursday, March 11, 2021, the New York state eligibility guidelines for the COVID-19 vaccine now include “in-person college faculty and…

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    Dear Adelphi Community, It has been great to have our community back together for the spring semester. Between the anticipation of springtime weather and news of greater vaccine availability, it’s easier to feel a sense of optimism for the days ahead. However, we must not let optimism cloud our judgment—COVID-19 is still a very real…

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    Dear Students and Families, Since March 2020, the University has recognized the ongoing challenges faced by many of our students and families as a result of the global COVID-19 pandemic. To aid our students over the last two semesters, we have not canceled or reduced undergraduate merit scholarships for failure to maintain the minimum GPA—largely due…

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    Dear Students, On December 27, 2020, the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act was signed into law. This new legislation is a welcome extension of last March’s bill, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Under this new legislation, Adelphi University has been awarded $2,623,483 for emergency financial assistance for high-need…

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    Dear Adelphi Students and Families, We recognize there are many questions surrounding New York state’s evolving plans for phased distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine. On our COVID-19 FAQs webpage, we have developed answers specific to vaccine information, and we continue to update this resource as new details become available and in response to questions from…

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    Dear Adelphi Community, On December 27, 2020, the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act was signed into law. This new legislation is a welcome extension of last March’s bill, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The new CRRSA Act allocated $22.7 billion to higher education. It provides necessary financial support…

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    Dear Adelphi Community, We are excited to welcome you to the Spring 2021 semester. Our community has shown that it can rise above the challenges of the pandemic to protect our health and well-being. With your continued vigilance and cooperation, we are optimistic that this semester will once again be safe and successful. COVID-19 Safety…

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    Dear Adelphi Colleagues, As we work to understand what the months ahead will look like for each of us, I’d like to share the latest information we have regarding COVID-19 vaccination protocols for employees in higher education. According to New York state’s phased distribution of the vaccine, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has advanced New York into Phase 1B. However,…

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    Dear Adelphi Community, Over the course of the past 10 months, with your cooperation and support, we have kept the rate of COVID-19 infections at Adelphi low, which has enabled us to keep our University open in a hybrid model for learning, teaching and working. This success has been attributable to your observation of safety…

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    Dear Students, With all of the challenges the past nine months have brought, Adelphi University remains deeply committed to helping reduce your stress and ensure your success. In light of the physical, emotional and financial challenges that the pandemic has caused, Adelphi is pleased to announce that we have partnered with GradGuard™ insurance to offer…

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    Dear Students and Families, As we approach the Spring 2021 semester at Adelphi, we recognize that our students and families are anxious to plan ahead. We are monitoring all the latest information from our health and government officials and will continue to provide you with the most current instructions, as they evolve. Gov. Andrew Cuomo…

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    Dear Adelphi Community, Travel is known to increase the risk of spreading illness. As you prepare for travel before the Thanksgiving holiday, please adopt a “know before you go” approach. Testing will be required of all residential students prior to leaving campus. If you are a faculty or staff member, or a student living off…

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    Dear Panthers, I want to thank you for doing your part to keep our community safe so far this semester—with few exceptions, students have been careful and responsible, which has allowed us to continue to be together on campus without interruption. This year, Halloween falls on a Saturday. I understand that in an ordinary year…

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    Dear Adelphi Community, Following extensive conversations with members of the Adelphi community and consideration of public health recommendations, we’re writing to update you on our plans for the Winter and Spring 2021 terms, including changes planned for Spring Break. As a reminder: Winter Intersession will take place from Monday, January 4, to Friday, January 22,…

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    Dear Adelphi Community, As we pass the midsemester mark, I would like to share an update on the ongoing efforts to protect the health and well-being of our University family. Thanks to all of you, our positive COVID-19 cases have remained well below 1 percent of our on-campus population. COVID-19 Dashboard Our COVID-19 dashboard launched in mid-September…

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    Dear Adelphi Community, Thank you for your continued help in keeping the Adelphi University community safe. Because of the safety measures in place, we’ve been able to keep our positivity rate below 1 percent. This is a friendly reminder that you can help protect your safety and the safety of everyone in our community by…

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    Dear Panthers, We have been working hard to reopen our facilities at the Center for Recreation and Sports (CRS), with a variety of new policies and procedures in line with local and state health requirements, keeping our Adelphi community safe and healthy. You will notice: Changes to equipment placement Plexiglass barriers at check-in desks New…

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    Dear Panthers, It has come to my attention that more than 20 Adelphi students were present at a recent off-campus event that appeared to contradict New York state health guidelines and our University’s social distancing protocols and Pledge to Protect. The University takes this matter seriously and the issue is now being investigated. Since that…

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    Dear Adelphi community, As we begin week three of the fall semester, we can be reassured by the measures that our community has taken to keep our faculty, staff and students safe. The personal responsibility and behaviors displayed by each of you are helping to protect each other’s health, safety and well-being. As we see…

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    Dear Adelphi Family, Welcome back to Adelphi for Fall 2020—a semester that is unique in so many ways. Adelphi delivers an outstanding, innovative and flexible academic experience. In keeping our promise of delivering a world-class academic experience, we have spent the last several months preparing for this pivotal moment in Adelphi’s 124-year history. At long…

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    Dear Colleagues, In reopening our campus, the entire Adelphi community has worked tirelessly to ensure our faculty, staff and students enter a safe campus and classroom environment focused on two critical goals: Protecting our community’s health, safety and well-being Upholding our mission to deliver academic excellence The challenges we face are unprecedented, evolving and serious.…

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    Dear Panthers, As we prepare to start Fall 2020 classes and rejoin one another on campus and online, I welcome you to a new semester — one unlike any we have ever experienced here at Adelphi. This email will help you plan and understand your personal responsibility to help us all avoid the spread of COVID-19 and…

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    The Town of Hempstead has awarded Adelphi University a $2 million grant to aid reopening efforts. The town's contribution is part of funds received from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, helping offset unexpected costs related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    Dear Students, Adelphi is preparing our community and campus for a safe and responsible reopening for the Fall 2020 semester. As a MANDATORY first step before you return to campus, all residential students, international students and students from a restricted state (according to the New York State COVID-19 Travel Advisory) are required to complete a…

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    Parents and families, A few moments ago, the below email was shared with your students from our Office of Residential Life and Housing. This message contains important information about the upcoming move-in process and residential life on campus for the fall semester. As you review the guidance provided, please do not hesitate to reach out…

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    Dear Adelphi Community, As we shared in our June 26 message to campus, our plans for the start of the fall semester and partial reopening are moving forward swiftly and thoughtfully. On July 15, we confidently submitted Adelphi’s Master Restart Plan in Response to COVID-19 to New York State. Our faculty and staff are actively working around the clock…

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    The Council of Presidents of the Northeast-10 Conference voted unanimously on Thursday, July 16, to suspend all NE10-sponsored competition and championships through December 31 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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