Friday, March 13 Update:
Daytona State College Transitioning to Online Classes/Remote Instruction
Friday, March 13 UPDATE – In response to the latest developments and in order to assist in slowing the spread of COVID-19, Daytona State College is modifying the semester as follows:
- Classes currently being taught online will continue as scheduled, resuming March 16.
- Face-to-face classes will be delayed for one week and resume as online classes on March 23. This includes hybrid classes which will be completely online March 23.
- For programs that require in-person contact hours (such as Cosmetology, Construction, or Welding Technology), classes will resume March 23 with small group alternatives available for students who wish to complete the semester.
- The College will reopen for employees March 16 for faculty and staff to prepare for the transition for online instruction.
Students will receive information about how to access the online versions of their classes. For students without computer or internet access at home, computer labs will be open on all campuses for students who wish to use them. Students, please monitor your online D2L course shell and DSC email for any updates faculty may send regarding your specific courses. In addition, all athletic events have been canceled until further notice.
All other services at Daytona State remain open, including Records, Registration, Libraries and Academic Support Centers. The College will continue increased cleaning and disinfecting efforts on our campuses as a preventative measure, and continue to follow guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Florida Department of Health. Please see our FAQ page (www.DaytonaState.edu/COVID-19) for additional information.
Employees with flu-like symptoms are encouraged to remain at home. Employees who have been exposed to COVID-19, have traveled to locations identified by the CDC as high-risk (now including Europe), or have been exposed to someone who has traveled to these locations, are requested to self-isolate for 14 days. Following the DOE and DOH recommendation, if you have been on a cruise anywhere in the last two weeks you are to self-isolate for 14 days. Monitor your health, limit interactions with others and practice social distancing.
Thank you for your support and patience as we all work through this challenging time to help protect the health and safety of our students, faculty and staff.
Thomas LoBasso, Ed.D.
President, Daytona State College
(03/13/2020, 3:45 p.m.)