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Message from Residence Life

March 19, 2020

Dear EWC Housing Residents,

We know this has been a difficult and confusing time. We appreciate your patience and positivity as we have developed a plan for the remainder of the semester.

The residence halls are closing for the remainder of the semester. All students must move out by 5pm on Monday, March 30. At this time, we are able to provide staffing on March 25-30 (Wednesday-Monday), from 8am-5pm daily, to facilitate the check-out process. You will be receiving an email with a link to sign up for a specific time to arrive so that we can space out groups and practice safe social distancing. This email will also include additional information about the express check-out process which includes removing all items from your room and turning in your keys. We will not ask you to do any cleaning. Housing deposits will be processed at the end of the semester.

We are hopeful to reopen our residence halls to a limited group of students on April 13 from 8am-2pm. The students approved to return will be notified in a separate email and must be in a program requiring contact hours on campus. Please note that the college is closely watching state and national guidelines in relation to COVID-19 and this plan could change based on their recommendations. For those allowed to return, you will be placed in a private room with a private bathroom for the remainder of the semester. Limited meals will be served in the cafeteria. There will be guidelines in place regarding guests, kitchen use, social distancing in common spaces, etc.

If you do not meet the criteria for returning to campus but believe you have a compelling reason for continued housing, please contact me directly. The Vice President for Student Services and I will consider non-CTE student accommodations on a case-by-case basis and as space allows.

Please know that our highest priority is student and staff safety during this unprecedented time. We welcome any questions you may have. Thank you and stay healthy!


Shannon Jolley

Residence Life Director
Eastern Wyoming College
3200 West C Street
Torrington, WY 82240

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