Frequently Asked Questions
We understand that many questions and concerns will arise from the decision to move to remote learning for the entire spring term. We will continue to add to this evolving list of frequently asked questions to assist our students and parents with the transition.
Parents, if you have a question or concern that is not yet addressed in the FAQs below, please submit your question via the COVID-19 Inquiries Form in the Parent Portal. A member of the Trinity-Pawling COVID-19 Response Team will reach out with an answer as soon as possible.
Thank you for your patience and understanding during this uncertain time.
THESE QUESTIONS ARE UPDATED AS OF MARCH 27, 2020
- Is the School still open?
- Is Trinity-Pawling restricting access to campus?
- Does the School plan to hold Commencement Exercises?
- Who is the best person to contact with questions?
- How are spring athletics being affected?
- Is the School adjusting its leave policies to accommodate self-isolation and family needs?
- Should all in-person meetings be replaced with virtual meetings?
- What if I left books or school supplies that I need at Trinity-Pawling?
- How will I retrieve my dorm room furnishings?
- When Day Students pick up their belongings from the Smith Field House on March 27, 2020, will they have the opportunity to meet their friends and classmates?
- What if I am unable to pick up my belongings on the day and time assigned to me?
- Do I need to return my room and mailbox keys?
- Why has the School decided to conduct remote classes for the entire Spring Term?
- When will remote classes begin?
- How will remote learning work?
- What are the expectations of students during online classes?
- What will students need to participate in remote learning?
- What if a student does not have internet access?
- How will students know how to access the online learning platform?
- How will co-curricular activities take place with remote learning?
- What about courses that are difficult to adapt to a remote platform?
- What library services are available remotely?
- How should parents report an “excused absence” in the event a student cannot participate in remote learning?
- What resources are available to students if they begin to face challenges with learning remotely?
- What support can Trinity-Pawling provide to students with learning differences during this remote learning period?
- What resources are available for parents preparing for the students’ remote learning plan?
- Has Trinity-Pawling adjusted its grading policy?