North: 851-1264 http://eccn.bkstr.com
South: 851-1639 http://eccs.bkstr.com
What Happens to my Financial Aid if the College closes temporarily or classes are moved online Students continue to remain eligible for any financial aid they receive through the College. In addition, as a result of Coronavirus, the Department of Education’s Federal Student Aid Office released guidance that provides schools much greater flexibility in administering federal financial aid programs (Pell, SEOG, Federal Direct Loans, and Federal Work-Study). If you have questions, please contact Financial Aid at: City (716) 851-1177 North (716) 851-1477 South (716) 851-1677 Who should I contact if I do not have access to the internet, a laptop/tablet, and are unable to come to come to campus to access my online course? Please contact your campus Dean of Students for assistance with this. If I have the Coronavirus, will I suffer consequences if I miss classes? You will not be penalized if you missed classes due to Coronavirus. The College has communicated with all instructors to ensure that classes will be able to be moved online. Your professor will work with you and will provide alternate solutions if you are ill. Contact your instructors by email if you have additional questions. What happens if a faculty member is unable to continue teaching a class? We have standard protocols for faculty members if they become sick or incapacitated. If a faculty member is sick and unable to teach another faculty member will replace them. What resources are available for students experiencing financial emergencies due to Coronavirus? The College is committed to supporting students who are experiencing financial difficulty or incurring additional expenses as a result of Coronavirus. Students who are experiencing financial insecurity should contact the Dean of Students Office. I am feeling stressed what should I do? We recognize that some of you are feeling growing concerns about family or friends, or about your own health. Please contact our Advisement Counseling and Student Support Service Centers during weekday office hours, as well as Horizon Health Services. How can I avoid getting sick? Please visit the CDC website for current recommendations. What should I do if I become ill with fever, cough or shortness of breath? Please visit the CDC website for current recommendations.
Library research and instructional support for faculty and staff: This guide will help you locate library research and instructional support resources as SUNY Erie moves to online learning in response to COVID-19: https://libguides.ecc.edu/spring2020