Spring 2021 Campus Updates
In response to the COVID-19 crisis, New York Tech is developing an adaptable, responsive, and comprehensive campus re-engagement plan that follows all requisite national, state, and local guidelines while supporting a best-in-class student experience.
Long Island Reopening
New York City Reopening
- Access to all New York Tech campuses will be limited, with all classes on the New York campuses (excluding medical school and certain health professions programs) offered remotely until March 1, 2021. Campus access policies may change due to new state requirements for health and safety.
- Anyone requiring campus access must complete an online COVID-19 Health Screen before arrival. Students must log in to access the Student Health Screen. All others should complete the standard Health Screen.
- Security will check the Health Screen and take temperatures before allowing anyone access to campus.
- Facial coverings must be worn and physical distancing must be maintained on campus.
- See updated New York City and Long Island campus maps.
- Equipment adjustments allow hands-free operations of entries/facilities and support healthy air quality. Disinfection is conducted frequently via multiple methodologies.
- Spring semester will run from January 25, 2021 to May 22, 2021.
- Spring Recess will be one week later than originally scheduled and is now: March 27 – April 4.
- While some spring courses are designated in-person, courses will be taught remotely until March 1 (COM and SoHP students should follow their programs’ instructions for this time period). After March 1:
- In-person classes will meet in person on campus and via videoconferencing (e.g., Zooom).
- Online classes will meet online via Blackboard or Canvas.
- Blended classes will have part of the class meet in person on campus and the other online.
- Hybrid-remote classes will meet via videoconferencing, with possible in person experience/online activity at the professor’s discretion.
- Students who are ill and/or experiencing personal challenges that prevent them from attending class should immediately contact the Office of the Dean of Students, which can provide options including withdrawal for health reasons.
- Student life, including student government and clubs, will operate following the same guidelines as academic activities, which will be entirely remote after the Thanksgiving recess through the end of the fall semester.
- Students can see all events planned for the remainder of the semester on our online events calendar.
- See remote hours of operations for our New York City and Long Island academic and administrative offices.
- Residence hall students should follow all directives (regarding testing and other guidelines) from the Office of Residence Life.
- Students should review the Student Handbook, and familiarize themselves with university policies, including: