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Simpson University to reopen for fall semester

Redding’s Simpson University is planning to resume all on-campus instruction when it opens for the fall semester.

Posted: May 6, 2020 12:40 PM

REDDING, Calif. – Redding’s Simpson University is planning to resume all on-campus instruction when it opens for the fall semester.

Simpson University President Norman Hall announced Wednesday that safety measures will be in place when classes resume on Sept. 7.

The announcement said a campus task force has been working to develop a multi-phased framework for reopening, to keep students and staff safe in live with state and regional guidelines.

President Hall said in part, "The health and safety of our students and employees is our top priority as we navigate this new landscape for safely reopening our campus. For this reason, last week I appointed an expanded “reopening” committee to meet daily, study, and provide a multi-phased framework for reopening this fall. You can be confident that we will continue to work with state and regional government to ensure we meet or exceed all distancing, cleaning and safety protocols related to residential housing, dining, classroom instruction and methodology, athletics, chapel gatherings, campus safety, and more."

Simpson University turned over to online instruction mid-March due to the coronavirus outbreak.

The university said they offer free telemedicine health and wellness service to students and employees through a partnership with HealthiestYou. They added that they continue to maintain close relationships with public health officials and area healthcare facilities.

Faculty and staff at Simpson University’s Betty M. Dean School of Nursing, ranked number seven among California nursing schools.

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