Five lessons from fall semester

The lessons the Elon community learned in Fall 2020 provides a road map for a healthy start to Winter Term '21.

As the Elon community prepares for the January 13 start of Winter Term, we take a few moments to review the successes and challenges of Fall Semester. The lessons learned in this unprecedented situation will set the stage for improvement in the weeks and months ahead.

Elon leaders describe some of the changes that are in store in this video message:

Five Lessons Learned in Fall Semester

  • In-person classes are vital and not a danger zone for the virus.
  • COVID-19 safety compliance is high, but a few lapses had a big impact.
  • Testing is essential and we need to do more of it.
  • Quarantine and isolation are difficult, but essential.
  • We must do more to help students safely build connections and thrive.