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Information for Students & Families

What You Need to Know Now

  • The College has adopted a single-occupancy model for residence halls for fall 2020. For full details, please read this communication from President Cornwell and Provost Singer and review our FAQ section.
  • We will conduct staggered move-in to campus between September 8-12 to optimize physical distancing. Students are being notified of their assigned check-in times. Students engaged as Peer Mentors and Residential Assistants will move in earlier, also on a staggered schedule.
  • The first day of classes for students in the College of Liberal Arts and the Hamilton Holt School is September 14.
  • The last day of finals will be December 18. We will not have a traditional fall break in October and will celebrate Thanksgiving Day and the day after as a break.
  • Students in the College of Liberal Arts may waive the residency requirement and/or participate virtually. In order to best support you and your success this fall, please complete this form before August 1, if possible, and not later than August 15.
  • International students outside of the U.S. who, due to various travel restrictions and the suspension of U.S. embassy visa services or well-being concerns, may not be able to return to Rollins in the fall semester should consult with the Office of International Student and Scholar Services (Jenifer Ruby, to request virtual learning and obtain advice on the process for maintaining or regaining their immigration status.
  • The Crummer Graduate School of Business will welcome Summer 2 students in Crummer’s Early Advantage MBA Cohorts 35 & 36 on August 3, and Professional MBA students in Cohort 60 and 61 on July 29. These students will have the option of returning to the Crummer facility in August for scheduled programming. The Professional MBA 60/61 course will be using a mixed delivery format (combining a socially distant, safely delivered format with virtual components). The Early Advantage 35 and 36 courses will use a physically distant, safely delivered, in-person format with an option for virtual participation. Safety standards and requirements will be in place for all Crummer Summer 2 programming. All students returning to campus will participate in screening, as mentioned above, prior to their first class.

Fall 2020 Plan


Rollins has developed a comprehensive strategy to support the health and well-being of our campus and community by limiting the spread of COVID-19. Multiple groups and task forces are hard at work reimagining what campus will look like in the fall while keeping community health and safety top of mind.
Fall 2020 Plan

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