Our Response to COVID-19

Our Response to COVID-19

We care deeply about the health and wellbeing of our students and employees and their safety is our highest priority. As we continue to monitor the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in order to support our students, families, and employees, we will post important information and updates on this page.

Plan Your Visit

All visitors to campus must check in at Campus Safety, which is located at the red flag entrance to Sage Hall (Pawling Ave. entrance). Please note the following details about your visit:
  • If you are an alumna considering a visit, please reach out to our Office of Alumnae Relations (alumnae@emmawillard.org or 866.833.1814).
  • If you are a prospective student considering a visit, please contact our Admissions Office (admissions@emmawillard.org or 518.833.1320).
  • Upon checking in at Campus Safety, visitors will be issued a visitors badge that must be worn while on campus.
  • Visitors who will be inside buildings should make an appointment and should be accompanied by an EMployee at all times when indoors.
  • Visitors will be asked one COVID screening question: Are you experiencing any COVID-like symptoms at this time?
  • All visitors must wear masks when indoors, regardless of vaccination status.
  • Visitors are welcome outdoors after checking in at Campus Safety.

    COVID-19 Communiques

    List of 2 news stories.

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    In Community with COVID-19

    March 13, 2020
    Emma Willard School ends this week with all students on spring break. The recess would have started today, but we expedited the break and extended it into April as a COVID-19 response. The faculty has been meeting these past days to organize and adapt their coursework to an online platform in preparation for teaching digitally should that become necessary. Those are the stark facts. If you look deeper, however, the context and comfort of community shine forth and demonstrate compassion, thoughtfulness, and good will. Keep reading...
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    PLEASE NOTE: All visitors to campus must check in with Campus Safety, which can be found at the red flag entrance to Sage Hall (Pawling Ave. entrance).

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