As of March 24 at 11:59pm, the State of Indiana is under a Stay-at-Home order until April 6, 2020 at 11:59pm. The majority of Taylor’s staff and faculty have transitioned to working from their homes.
Certain employees are still physically needed on campus to serve our 55 students that remain, as well as to prepare lessons for students finishing their semester online, to protect and care for facilities, to pay various bills, to process mail and payroll, to provide donor services, and to support students planning to attend Taylor for the first time in the fall of 2020. At least one member of the Senior Leadership Team will be present on campus each work day.
As part of our compliance with the Stay-at-Home directive, all campus buildings will remain closed. Faculty and staff may only access areas necessary to complete on-campus employment tasks using ID and keys.
- The Zondervan Library and KSAC are closed.
- Outdoor athletic facilities that are locked are not open for any use, including employees and family members.
- Boren Center will continue to serve meals as a support for those students who remain on campus. Employees are welcome to purchase carry-out meals in Boren as well.
- Campus access for essential duties is limited to employees. No guests or family members should be using or entering campus facilities during this time.
If you need to contact any department, staff member, or professor, the best way to get in touch is through email. Here’s a list of email addresses you may need:
Financial Aid: email@example.com
Counseling Center: firstname.lastname@example.org
IT Support: email@example.com
COVID-19 Response: ICRT@taylor.edu
Taylor’s main phone line has been directed to voicemail, and messages will be returned as staff are able to make those calls.
We continue to monitor and make adjustments to our response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Taylor’s campus might be closed, but the Taylor faculty and staff are very much active and looking forward to classes starting online on March 30.
Thank you for your prayers for our community and our world.
Provost/Executive Vice President