The College's Response to the CoronavirusCollege leadership continues to closely monitor developments related to the spread of COVID-19. We are working closely with the University System of Georgia and following the guidance of the Governor’s Coronavirus Task Force, the Georgia Department of Public Health, and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Additional updates will be posted on this page as they become available.
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Coastal Georgia CARES Grant Program for StudentsFor information about grant funding for qualifying students, click here.
Coastal CARES Student Emergency FundFor information about supplemental emergency grant funding, click here.
Summer Classes Moved to Online Delivery
April 2, 2020; 10:50 AM - Message to all faculty and staff of the College of Coastal Georgia from President Michelle Johnston
Good morning, faculty and staff. As we enter day 4 of delivering all of our classes online and complete the 3rd week of limited physical operations on campus, I hope you are finding some level of routine and that you are taking care of yourselves. Thank you all for the many, many positive ways you are supporting our students and each other!
As you may already be aware, Governor Kemp has issued a “shelter in place” order for the entire state, effective tomorrow. While this order may impact our personal lives according to the specifics of the directive, our operations at the College will not be drastically altered. The business continuity plan currently in place will continue until further notice. For those of us who are traveling to and from campus for essential operations, please be prepared to show your College ID card if it is requested and verbally confirm that you are traveling for work-related purposes. If you do not have a College ID card and are required to come to campus, please notify your supervisor so that other provisions can be made for identification. For our students traveling to a location for wi-fi access in order to complete their academic work, presentation of identification and explanation of their purpose is all that should be needed. If you or someone you know experiences issues related to the shelter in place order, please email email@example.com for assistance. We are closely monitoring this account and will provide assistance quickly.
With regard to ongoing academic operations, the University System of Georgia has announced that all of its institutions will deliver Maymester and Summer terms fully online, with the intention of resuming face-to-face operations for the Fall term if health conditions allow. I will be sharing this update with our students this morning, as well.
Thank you for continuing to navigate through this together and for making the best of it. Please take care, support one another, and be well!
College to Move to Online Instruction for the Remainder of the Semester
March 16, 2020; 6:26 pM - Message from Dr. Michelle Johnston, President of the College of Coastal GeorgiaGood afternoon, Students. Thank you so much for pulling together and staying positive in every way that you have. Your understanding and flexibility as we enter uncharted territory has been incredible! The decisions that have been made in light of this pandemic have been extremely difficult and painful, but have been made because we care deeply about your health and safety. Please view the following video and read the remainder of the email message below. Thank you so much!
Again, Mariners, I understand and share in your disappointment, but I appreciate your kind support and understanding of the decision. Please know that we will continue to work through the many unanswered questions and details. There is no doubt that these are challenging times, but, together, we will navigate what is in front of us and make the absolute best of it. Please take care, support one another, and be well! #MarinerStrong
March, 18, 2020 - A Message to Students from Student Government Association President Kelsey Rios