CNA to suspend classes as of today

Updates to students by end of week on alternate academic delivery plans

3/16/2020 3:35:08 PM

STEPHENVILLE, NL – College of the North Atlantic (CNA) will suspend classes for students effective end of day today, Monday, March 16.  This includes on-campus and on-line delivery. 

Bruce Hollett, CNA President and CEO, said campuses/offices will remain open to CNA faculty and staff only, who will work to finalize plans for alternate programs delivery methods, including online where possible. An update on the status of academic program continuation will be provided by the afternoon of Friday, March 20.

In the meantime, the following are updates to services at CNA:
  • The college continues to ask the public to not visit any campuses or offices, and if they have questions or concerns, they should make contact either by telephone, email or through the CNA website;
  • Daycare centres will be closed;
  • Residences will remain open for students who require accommodations and are not able to return home (for example, international students);
  • Anyone returning from travel outside the country are asked to self-quarantine for 14 days and contact 811 for answers about their individual health status.

Hollett added that protocols will continue to be put in place to facilitate the COVID-19 containment efforts. 

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Media contact:

Michelle Barry
Communications Manager
College of the North Atlantic