A previous version of this article included inaccurate information regarding student health insurance plans and the services available at Bishop Wellness Center. For the most up-to-date information about changes to Bishop’s services, you can visit their website at https://willamette.edu/offices/wellness/index.html.
For the spring 2020 semester,
In response to COVID-19-related cancellations, Willamette’s Office of Admission is changing its operations. This is in an effort to offer virtual alternatives to campus visits for prospective students, to support student employees and to mitigate potential enrollment decreases in the wake of the outbreak.
Due to the spread of COVID-19, which has made the University transition to distance learning and mostly remote working, administration has made many quick decisions to adjust to the new needs of the campus and community. The rapidly-changing situation and the University's
Due to COVID-19, Bishop Wellness Center has been forced to make changes to adhere to social distancing. On March 30, Don Thomson, Director of Bishop Wellness Center, sent out a mass email informing Willamette students that all Bishop counseling services and most medical
Campus Safety Report
March 20-26, 2020
March 20, 7:20 a.m. (Ferry Street): Campus Safety received a call from an employee reporting their car had been broken into. An officer responded and met with the employee and a report was filed.
Policy Violation: Roof Access
March 22, 7:14 p.m.
The Bistro, which is usually packed with patrons all hours of the day, is now vacant. A week after announcing that its hours would shorten and that only take-orders would be served, Bistro leadership announced on March 21 that it would close for the rest
On April 1, Willamette President Steve Thorsett announced that this spring’s on-campus Commencement ceremonies would be cancelled due to the spread of COVID-19. In the same announcement, Thorsett said that this year’s graduates will be formally recognized virtually on May 17 and will
Everywhere you turn, the news, your friends and your employers are talking about COVID-19, the disease being spread by the novel coronavirus. Faster than most people expected, many businesses have closed, social distancing measures have been imposed and schools have shut down. Universities are
For many Willamette students, March 12 marked the beginning of new personal battles with the effects of COVID-19. The email that announced Willamette’s transition to online classes made the reality of the world’s situation more clear and the aftermath of this was felt
In the midst of the global shutdowns happening due to COVID-19, Willamette students studying abroad this semester were recalled to the United States and summer programs were canceled. This process looked different for each program, depending on where in the world it took