Anti-Racism and Social Justice in Higher Education: Wed. July 28, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm.

We are delighted to invite you to an open forum on “Anti-Racism and Social Justice in Higher Education,” which will take place on July 28, 2021 at 11:00 am – 12:30 pm.  For this academic year, this is the first in a series of university-wide conversations about anti-racism and our collective quest for a more … Continue reading Anti-Racism and Social Justice in Higher Education: Wed. July 28, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm.

COVID-19 Act: Vaccine exemption requests due by 7/15 and vaccine documentation due by August 1

Students, Now is the time to start collecting your vaccination documentation and/or submit your request for a religious or medical exemption for the fall semester if you have not done so already.  All exemption requests are due by July 15 and vaccine documentation is required by August 1 per earlier communications and the COVID-19 vaccine … Continue reading COVID-19 Act: Vaccine exemption requests due by 7/15 and vaccine documentation due by August 1

Tony Collins to step down as Clarkson University’s president in June 2022

Anthony G. Collins, president of Clarkson University since 2003, will step down as Clarkson’s 16th president at the conclusion of the 2022 academic year.  A Clarkson faculty member since 1982, President Collins has been a booster for economic development in the North Country and throughout New York State, and a national advocate for higher education. … Continue reading Tony Collins to step down as Clarkson University’s president in June 2022

COVID-19 Read: NYS Updates on Restrictions / Clarkson Protocols

Clarkson Community, Governor Cuomo announced this week  that with 70% of adult New Yorkers vaccinated, New York State’s COVID-19 Restrictions and New York Forward Industry Guidance had been lifted,with limited exceptions*.   Vaccinated employees and students do not need to wear masks but may continue to wear masks in all settings All employees, students and vendors … Continue reading COVID-19 Read: NYS Updates on Restrictions / Clarkson Protocols

COVID-19 Read: Mask Wearing on Campus/University Business

The University will be following all CDC mask guidance that has been adopted by New York State Public Health and the State’s continuing COVID-19 response orders and updates.  See highlights below, including the chart of allowable  “green activities” and the links to the full guidance that went into effect in New York on Wednesday, May … Continue reading COVID-19 Read: Mask Wearing on Campus/University Business

COVID-19 Read: FAQs about Clarkson’s Vaccine Requirement

University Community, Clarkson University announced its vaccination requirement with limited exceptions on May 11, 2021 and has compiled the responses to frequently asked questions (see below and next link).  We will  provide updates to Frequently Asked Questions and other information at https://www.clarkson.edu/summerfall-2021 based on questions that come in from our community.  As we go into … Continue reading COVID-19 Read: FAQs about Clarkson’s Vaccine Requirement

COVID-19 Read/Act: For Safest Learning & Living Community Vaccination Required for All Employees & Students

University Community, As part of moving forward with plans to fully resume all regular campus operations in the fall semester, Clarkson University will require the COVID-19 vaccine for all students age 16+, faculty, and staff who will be on our campuses. Medical and religious exemptions will be accommodated, but the expectation is that Clarkson will … Continue reading COVID-19 Read/Act: For Safest Learning & Living Community Vaccination Required for All Employees & Students

ACTION REQUIRED for Commencement Ceremony Attendees

The big day is approaching, so get prepared to participate in the commencement ceremony now! Students participating in May 2021 commencement ceremony need to pick up their packets for the ceremony at the Student Center Information Desk on May 11th from 2PM-4PM, or May 12th from 11AM-1PM. The packets include very important documents that students will need … Continue reading ACTION REQUIRED for Commencement Ceremony Attendees

Incomplete Grades and Dropping Classes

Sometimes, life happens. If you are feeling overwhelmed as the end of the semester approaches, please keep in mind the following two options:  Incomplete grades are available to students in certain circumstances. You might be eligible to request an incomplete if you meet the following criteria:  You are currently passing the course Your ability to … Continue reading Incomplete Grades and Dropping Classes

Chief Inclusion Office Message: Guilty Verdict in the Derek Chauvin Trial

Black Lives Matter. You matter. The anguish of the last year can not be overstated.  Through exhaustion and anticipation we’ve received the guilty verdicts in the Derek Chauvin trial for the murder of George Floyd.  While the verdicts are a step towards overall accountability, we know this trial brought many emotions to the surface. The … Continue reading Chief Inclusion Office Message: Guilty Verdict in the Derek Chauvin Trial