11 Mar Update on COVID-19
UPDATED 3/13: Cornell University has suspended classes on its Ithaca campus as of 5 PM. Virtual classes will begin April 6th. Telluride is working to assist its Cornell branchmembers to return home or who are, in accordance with Cornell guidelines, permitted to stay at Cornell at this time.
The University of Michigan status remains unchanged since the 3/12 update below, but additional cancellations have been announced and students are encourage to go home to their permanent residence. Telluride is offering assistance as for Cornell branchmembers.
UPDATED 3/12: As a precaution against COVID-19, Cornell University has cancelled in person classes for the rest of the term after Spring Break, and has asked students not to return to campus after break. The University of Michigan has cancelled in-person classes for the remainder of term, but is currently keeping dining halls and dorms open.
We are temporarily suspending new overnight guests and canceling exchanges at the Branches until further notice.
We encourage all members of the Cornell University community to regularly check updates to the university’s response, and follow the recommendations made. Similarly, the University of Michigan’s response can be found here.
Telluride Association is closely monitoring developments regarding COVID 19, including university partners’, local, state, and national responses and guidelines. We take the health and safety of our program participants and staff very seriously, and are responding appropriately. As the situation develops, we’ll update with any changes to our programs or plans.