[Last updated July 9]  

Pennsylvania Department of Education Report on Resuming In-Person Instruction

On June 3, 2020, the Pennsylvania Department of Education issued Preliminary Guidance for resuming in-person instruction at postsecondary education institutions. In accordance with the guidelines from the Pennsylvania Department of Education and the Centers for Disease Control, the College has developed a Franklin & Marshall College Health and Safety Plan.

The below was our health and safety plan for Fall 2020. The most up-to-date information for Spring 2021 is available on the rest of the Pandemic Operations Information website.

CARES Act Compliance Reports

On March 27, 2020, the President of the United States signed the CARES Act (H.R. 748), which provides emergency relief funds to organizations and individuals affected by the coronavirus pandemic. The Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF), found in Section 18004 of the CARES Act, provides funding to institutions of higher education “to prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus.”

The following reports are required to be published on the College’s website 30 days after receiving CARES grant funding, and every 45 days thereafter.