COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updates and Information 

EWC Campus Update, April 16, 2020

Thursday, April 16th, 2020 • 4:35 pm

Eastern Wyoming College has the following Campus Update for Thursday, April 16, 2020.

Refunds are currently being processed, on an individual basis, for residence hall students. Please watch for your refund.

On April 9, 2020, the U.S. Department of Education released details regarding its distribution of emergency coronavirus assistance to postsecondary students. This student assistance constitutes the first round of emergency funding under the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) established by Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act, and is part of more than $14 billion allocated by the CARES Act to higher education institutions and students. EWC has submitted its request to receive its portion of the funding and would like to ensure impacted students receive some additional help to cover unforeseen expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to the COVID-19 epidemic, including food, housing, technology, health care, child care, and course-related materials. Students will need to request this assistance through a simple online application that will be available soon. Please watch EWC’s website for more details in the coming days.

General Announcements:

Eastern Wyoming College students who are struggling with non-academic issues and would like information about community support agencies, please contact Dr. Debbie Ochsner, Dean of Faculty/Student Services at debbie.ochsner@ewc.wy.edu, 307-532-8221, or 307-575-1121 for further referral information. 

The EWC Directory can be found at the following link to reach any EWC employee. Employees are working from home but are available by phone and email: https://ewc.wy.edu/directory/

All messages and alerts can be found at the following link: https://ewc.wy.edu/alerts/.

Following the Governor’s orders, the campus in Torrington and in Douglas will each remain closed through April 30th.

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