These are the first cases of COVID-19 in the Ithaca College community since the college shifted to remote learning for Fall 2020.
There are 57 active COVID-19 cases in Tompkins County as of Sept. 2. This is the largest single-day increase in the county since the pandemic began.
Officials from Ithaca College, Cornell University and Tompkins Cortland Community College (TC3), presented plans for Fall 2020 at a virtual town hall Aug. 18.
Ithaca College will be holding classes remotely for Fall 2020, a change from its initial plans for in-person instruction.
IC has released its return to campus plan, which covers campus repopulation, monitoring community health, containment of the coronavirus and campus shutdown.
Ithaca College reinforced its decision to not aloow students from states on New York’s travel advisory list to return for the 2020–21 academic year.
The Return to Campus Task Force provided information about campus life during the 2020–21 academic year at the All-Student Gathering July 23.
“What COVID-19 Taught Me” is a student documentary created by the Spring 2020 Nonfiction Production class that aired on WCNY, the Syracuse PBS branch.
Ithaca College will enhance safety precautions, with testing and limitations on who is allowed on campus, as instruction begins in Fall 2020.