COVID-19: Campus Operations Update

As of 03/18/2020, the campus operations of Judson College have been modified as follows:

Academic Operations

  • Spring Break will continue through Tuesday, March 24.
  • Classes will resume Wednesday, March 25, with an online (distance instruction) delivery through the end of the Spring semester (April 29). Students will hear from their professors regarding requirements for their courses.  Special provision for on-campus labs and resources are outlined here.
  • Academic Advising and Registration have been moved to the week of March 30-April 3 and will be completed remotely.

Student Services

  • Residential students will be allowed to retrieve necessary educational and personal material from their residence halls on a floor-by-floor, phased basis. See Dr. Tew’s announcement for details and retrieval dates.
  • Limited campus-based services (including housing and meals) are available for students who do not have access to permanent housing; whose academic program requires on-site presence; for whom returning home presents a health/safety concern; or for whom returning home would prevent them from accessing their courses remotely. Students who meet the above criteria and desire to remain in the residence halls must make a request directly to the Vice President for Student Life no later than noon on Friday, March 20, 2020.  Mrs. Teague may be reached at
  • Judson campus counseling services will still be available to students after spring break via remote methods.  Students may make arrangements by emailing​ or  Counseling sessions will still be available either by phone or video following the same schedule as on campus (Monday – Ms. Marcelle; Wednesday – Dr. Turner; Friday – Ms. Anita)

Campus Events
School sanctioned extracurricular events through April 5 will be suspended or rescheduled, including Jr/Soph Weekend activities, musical recitals, and softball games. Watch campus email and the College calendar for further updates regarding events.

Office Operations

  • All employees from Jefferson and Shelby counties who commute daily to Perry County are required to work from home.  They are requested to restrict their movements to essential travel.
  • All non-faculty employees are asked to self-identify known health conditions that would place them at a greater health risk if exposed to COVID-19.  These employees will coordinate with their supervisors to work from home or utilize the College’s policies for paid sick and vacation leave or unpaid leave.  All other non-faculty employees are to report to work as usual.

Office of Development
Peggy Darby, Director of Development, is now working remotely from Jefferson County. The best way to reach her is via email (, followed by office phone (334.683.5285) or cell phone (205.213.0237). See the full Development and Alumnae Offices letter here.

Office of Alumnae Relations
Beth Poole, Director of Alumnae Relations, will continue to work in the Judson office and is accessible via email ( or office phone (334.683.5167). See the full Development and Alumnae Offices letter here. 

Campus Security
Beginning 03/18/2020, an access card will be required to enter all buildings, even during daytime hours. Exceptions are Jewett Hall and the front door of the Mary Katherine Archibald Blount Student Center (“The J”), which will remain open until 5pm each weekday. After 5:00pm, you may enter the Dining Hall foyer doors of Jewett and The J with your access card. Please contact the facilities office (334.683.5130) with questions.