Mt. San Jacinto College moves online classes for rest of January due to coronavirus – Press Enterprise

With the increase in coronavirus cases, Mt. San Jacinto College is moving most classes to a virtual format for the remainder of January, effective immediately.

Officials announcement the move Thursday, January 6, for the safety of students and employees. The school’s tentative plan is to resume in-person classes at its San Jacinto, Menifee, Temecula and Banning campuses starting Tuesday, February 1.

“This is not far from what was already planned for the spring,” said spokesperson Karin Marriott.

Most of the courses were expected to be online already, with a few exceptions, such as nursing and paramedics, track and field, and automotive courses that follow. security protocols. All indoor events and activities will be postponed, modified or canceled. The online courses will take place live on the same date and time as scheduled.

The spring semester should always start on Tuesday, January 18.

The college will provide library service at its San Jacinto and Menifee Valley campuses. Free Wi-Fi is available in all student car parks on campus, open every day from Monday to Friday. Chromebook loans are available for students who need them. Coronavirus testing sites at the San Jacinto, Menifee Valley, and Temecula Valley campuses are open to students and staff.


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