COVID-19 FAQs

Current Students

All classes that can meet online are being offered in that format. We are committed to provide opportunities for you to accomplish the learning outcomes for the semester.  Your instructors have received training to help them move to the classes online and receive ongoing support. 

Yes. We are committed to providing accommodations for documented disabilities that may impact your academic experience. Please refer to Disability Services: Students with Disabilities for all information.

We are monitoring this closely.  Some of you are able to complete these experiences while others may not be able to. Please get in touch with your department chair, program director, or coordinator of your applied experience.  If the placement site is not available, they will provide you with whatever alternatives are available. The worst case is you may have to wait to complete them; however, we are trying as much as possible for this to NOT be the case.

Please let your instructor know. They will forward your request to a group that is trying to find resources to meet those needs. 

Registration is continuing on the same schedule as before. You are able to register online. Please contact your advisor before your scheduled registration time so that they can work with you to create a schedule and ensure that you are able to register. The Office of Retention and Advising  is also available to provide support to you. 

Please refer to the Academic Calendar.  Even though your courses are meeting in a different modality, the calendar is the same.  The last day of the semester is May 9, 2020.  Academic Calendar

Each instructor should provide you with information in their syllabus on how your learning will be graded.  They can provide you grades and feedback via online format. Please check with them for information about your specific classes.

Marywood’s Grad Finale event has been cancelled out of the concern for social distancing as directed by the CDC and the PA Department of Health.  Seniors will receive their cap, gowns and hoods via the mail. All graduating  seniors must complete the online cap and gown form or can access the form by visiting the Cap and Gown section on the Marywood University Commencement web page.

All seniors who have successfully completed their required course work and other graduation requirements as of the end of the spring 2020 semester will graduate from Marywood University and will receive their diploma.

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, Marywood is currently working with the Mohegan Sun Arena to move our 2020 Commencement Ceremony. The new date for Marywood’s 2020 Commencement is tentatively set. Commencement activities on the new date will follow the same schedule as previously set for May 16, 2020. View Commencement Info

As a result of the Governor's order, students are not allowed to return to campus. Residential students are not permitted to access any campus residence until further notice. This does not apply to those few students currently living on campus due to extenuating circumstances. In the coming weeks, residential students will receive additional information about when they will be able to access their personal belongings.

Returning students can find information pertaining to Room Selection on the Housing and Residence Life web page. Due to Governor Wolf's recent mandate, Room Selection previously scheduled for April 22 and 23, 2020, has been postponed. In the coming weeks, additional information will be sent to returning students via Marywood email.

Yes, and it's not too late to register for summer! A full schedule of courses will be offered online during the summer. Take advantage of a low per-credit rate and earn credits to help you graduate earlier. Visit our Summer Website to get more info and see class listings. Register online through the MarywoodYou Portal or contact advising@marywood.edu for more information about summer courses.

Prospective Students and Visitors

All on-campus Admissions events are cancelled. Weekday and weekend visits are temporarily suspended until further notice. At this time, the next on-campus Admissions Open House is scheduled for July 11.

Admissions counselors are available Monday-Friday, from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., to answer questions. The Admissions staff directory is available at: marywood.edu/ContactAdmissions. Admissions also hosts an “Everyday Q&A” live on Facebook and Instagram every weekday at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., where students can chat with admissions counselors. 

Undergraduate admitted students for Fall 2020 can take advantage of a number of virtual events through May and should check their email or admissions portal for more information.  

Undergraduate admitted students will have access to create their own virtual admitted student day with video content and request meetings with admissions, financial aid, or faculty.  

All prospective students can watch the virtual tour, email yourfuture@marywood.edu (Undergraduate) or gograd@marywood.edu (Graduate), or visit marywood.edu/ContactAdmissions to ask questions or schedule an admissions call. Admissions also hosts an “Everyday Q&A” live on Facebook and Instagram every weekday at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., where students can chat with admissions counselors.  

Email yourfuture@marywood.edu (Undergraduate) or gograd@marywood.edu (Graduate), or, if you are an undergraduate admitted student, use the form emailed to you and we will be in touch. You can also contact  your counselor via marywood.edu/ContactAdmissions

Yes! We are still taking applications for Fall 2020 and will continue to issue admission decisions even while off campus. Start Your Application Online Now! 

Be sure to contact your Admissions Counselor at marywood.edu/ContactAdmissions. Your Admissions Counselor can walk you through the process from start to finish. 

As of now, Undergraduate Summer Orientation is still scheduled for July 10 and 11.

At this time, Graduate Orientation is still planned for Tuesday, August 18, before the Fall semester begins. More details to follow.

General Information

Information updates are posted at marywood.edu/covid19.

Not at this time.

This is covered on the posters that are displayed all over campus encouraging social distancing, good handwashing, cough etiquette, disinfecting surfaces, reminding students/staff to stay home if sick, closure of buildings on campus to limit exposure throughout the community.

Yes. At this time, all spring campus and athletic events are cancelled. However, those that can be moved online, like some Admissions and Student Engagement events, will happen virtually. Check your email regularly for updates! Also, stay connected through the Marywood app, Marywood website, and our social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter). 

Marywood’s COVID-19 update site. For specific guidance or if you feel ill contact Student Health Services or your healthcare provider. Contact Student Health Services at healthservice@marywood.edu or 570-348-6249.