COVID-19 Guidance for the Union Community

In an effort to inform the Union Community with the most current information regarding COVID-19, we will update this page regularly with announcements. The Union administration is working closely with our partners at Columbia University Office of Preparedness哥伦比亚健康 to monitor the virus 和 will continue to assess the situation.

What is COVID-19?

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For immediate questions, call the 哥伦比亚健康 Hotline at 212-854-9355. If any of you have any questions or concerns, please contact the following individuals:

学生们 should contact Dean of 学生们 Charlene Visconti.
学院 should contact Dean Pamela Cooper-White.
员工 should contact Diana Torres-Petrilli, Chief Human Resource Officer.

COVID-19 March 15 Update: Dorm Housing

Sunday, March 15, 2020

Dear Union Community, I am writing to you this morning with a sense of urgency and out of deep compassion and concern for every member of our community. I have very important updates on the health risks of COVID-19 和 Union’s response to it. Two important changes occurred since my last note, both of which


COVID-19 MAR 10 Update: Classes will be online through 4/13

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

As the situation regarding COVID-19 continues to evolve, I have been working with our team to respond to the challenges it presents. At this time, we do not have any confirmed cases or quarantines in our Union community. It is important, however, that we do all we can to try to maintain the health 和


COVID-19 MAR 9 Update: Online Classes Wednesday to Friday

Monday, March 9, 2020

In light of the rapidly changing environment regarding COVID-19, we ask for your patience as we make adjustments to classes and campus life.    As was noted in yesterday’s post, classes today 和 tomorrow have been suspended. Our plan for Wednesday through Friday is to have classes online. 学院 will be contacting students with information


COVID-19 MAR 8 Update: Classes Cancelled Monday 和 Tuesday (3/9 | 3/10)

Sunday, March 8, 2020

We are actively monitoring the situation with COVID-19 和 have been in close contact with Columbia Preparedness. Late this evening we received notice from Columbia University that a member of Columbia’s community has been quarantined as a result of exposure to the Coronavirus, but at this point, they do not have a confirmed case. Columbia



人 高风险 of getting very sick from COVID-19 should follow the latest recommendations from the CDC.

Everyone should follow these preventive measures: