Rappahannock Community College announces plans for fall 2020 semester

Rappahannock Community College (RCC) recently announced plans for the fall 2020 semester.

“All of us are eager to return to our campuses and see each other in person, but we also know that the health and safety of our students, faculty, and staff come first. Much remains uncertain about the impact COVID-19 will have on us this fall, so in our plans, RCC recognizes that conditions will likely change throughout the semester,” said president Dr. Shannon L. Kennedy.

Among RCC’s guiding principles, the priority is the health, safety, and wellness—both both physical and emotional—of students, faculty, staff and community, said Dr. Kennedy.

RCC will follow applicable CDC, Virginia Department of Health, and local guidance, she said. RCC will follow Virginia’s guidance on both easing and reinstating public health restrictions as the situation changes.

Instructional plans

Classes will begin on August 24 and conclude on December 11.

All RCC courses will have a Canvas online presence to support students.

The majority of RCC courses will be offered in an approved distance learning format, with the majority online either as…

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