Molloy College to resume full-time in-person classes beginning September 2021
Molloy College officials announced
that the school will resume in-person classes beginning September 2021.
“We are extremely pleased
that we will once again be able offer a face-to-face learning experience for
our students,” said James Lentini, president of
Molloy College. “We worked quickly to pivot to an online instruction model at
the start of the pandemic in March 2020 and continued to offer the level of
education our students have come to expect. We are now looking forward to
bringing back the in-person component of a Molloy education, a unique facet
that adds an irreplaceable dimension and enhances the learning experience for
been operating a combination of in-person, hybrid and online classes for the
2020-21 academic year due to the pandemic.
The college also reopened
its three residence halls to students for on-campus living, limiting students
to single and double rooms. It also installed signage to address social
distancing guidelines and requiring face coverings in public spaces.
officials say the school will continue to follow all COVID-19 guidelines set
forth by the Nassau County Department of Health, the New York State Department
of Health, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as
it moves toward reinstituting in-person learning.
to enforcing social distancing and mask-wearing policies, the college says it installed
temperature kiosks and state-of-the-art air purification systems in residence
halls and on-campus buildings.