COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
See the main NMH COVID-19 page for resources and communication updates for the NMH community.
As we respond to the rapidly changing COVID-19 circumstances, we appreciate that our students, families, and employees are seeking as much clarity as possible regarding our ongoing response. The NMH COVID-19 Task Force will continue to update these questions and answers frequently.
The NMH campus is closed except to employees and resident families. Starting March 23, several students who could not return home will be on campus as well. Remote Learning Plans will begin on March 30.
Who to contact
Questions about campus
- When can students return to campus?
- How will students stay connected with people on campus?
- What about sports and dance and orchestra and choir?
- What about end-of-year events for seniors — Chat and Commencement and all the rest?
- If I am in the U.S. or in the vicinity of campus, can I pick up my personal items from my dorm?
- How will all of these changes affect the immigration status of international students?
- I am a senior. How will remote learning impact my college situation?
- How do I get packages that have already been sent to the NMH mail center?
Here is a link to the Remote Learning Plans for students. Please note: Students’ advisors are the point people to help navigate this remote learning period. They will make sure students are able to do the work and have the necessary support.
- Will anyone be meeting in person on campus for academic purposes?
- What about my books for classes?
- How will remote learning be conducted in different time zones? What if I do not have access to a computer or reliable internet access to participate?
- Will the Remote Learning Plans still work in China, where platforms like Google, Gmail, Zoom, and Youtube are blocked?
- Will grades be different with Remote Learning Plans?
- How can I get extra academic help or CASA support?
- Will parents be able to monitor their students’ progress with Remote Learning Plans?
- Can parents offer support to their students?
- What about standardized tests and AP exams?
- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
- NMH’s director of medicine, Dr. Sara Rourke ’94, also recommends Johns Hopkins Medicine as an informational source.
- U.S. Department of State
- U.S. Department of Homeland Security