Dear DI Community,
I want to thank all of you for your flexibility and patience during this time of uncertainty. As we watch the news daily, we are faced with the reality that COVID cases in California and San Diego remain at high levels. State and local ordinances require a decrease in cases for over 14 days prior to re-opening campus and our staff are currently observing shelter-in-place orders, with the exception of essential campus functions. Furthermore, the health and safety of the DI community is paramount and remains my first priority.
For these reasons, I am sharing that as of today, we will have to postpone first class meetings or in-person experiences scheduled for the first several weeks of classes and possibly beyond. As we have shared previously we will be offering all classes virtually. We will continue to assess the situation and because we have the ability to be nimble and adapt as needed, we will have campus ready and waiting and we hope to offer in-person classroom experiences, and open up student services and campus facilities, on a limited basis as soon as it is safe and we are permitted to do so.
If you have moved home, or live outside of Southern California and wish to stay throughout the semester, we will be accommodating virtual instruction throughout the Fall semester.
We have created a list of FAQ’s that have been shared by many of you through email or surveys. We hope these help answer some of the questions that you might have.
Thank you for your understanding as we continue to modify our plans and adjust based on current conditions, ordinances and safety concerns. I will continue to provide updates as I have them.