The College has implemented widespread changes and closures in response to COVID-19.

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What You Need to Know

As of February 28, 2021

  • Classes, with very few exceptions will be conducted online.
  • Teachers College will remain open, operating remotely except for essential in-person functions and support.
  • All TC-related travel is cancelled until further notice.
  • Residence halls, with some exceptions, will be open for new and returning students.
  • Daily health screenings will be required for faculty and staff entering the buildings.
  • Rules for facial coverings/masks and physical distancing will be enforced.

For Students

  • On-campus residential units are available for any student who would like to live safely on campus during the winter/spring term. Please click here for the latest housing updates.
  • Individual study will be allowed in the computer labs, the Dining Hall, and the library.
  • Students in off-campus placements may continue placements virtually where possible.
  • For FAQs for International Students, please click here.
  • Click here for more information on the CARES Act and how to apply for an Emergency Financial Aid Grant.

For Faculty

  • Support for virtual teaching is available at the Academic Continuity site.
  • Please see the message from President Bailey and Provost Rowley.
  • For information on research-related activities, please visit the Research Compliance & Safety page

For Staff

  • Until further notice, only those staff who absolutely must come to campus to perform essential function should do so; everyone else should work remotely.
  • For more information on HR policies and recommendations, please click here.

Campus Life During COVID-19

A Heightened Focus on Safety: Remaining Vigilant This Fall

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Resources and Contact Information

Office of Public Safety (Non-Emergency) Ext. 3220

Columbia Health Services for Students

Campus phone Ext. 3333
Non campus or from cell phone 212-678-3333


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