Allegany College of Maryland Announces Fall Plans, Safety Protocols

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ACM announces its plans to welcome fall semester students to campus on Monday, August 23, the start of its sixtieth academic year. The majority of the college’s courses will meet in person (face-to-face) with online, flex, and hybrid courses offered. The entire fall plan is available at allegany.edu/fall-21.

 

COLLEGE ANNOUNCES FALL PLANS, SAFETY PROTOCOLS 

CUMBERLAND, Md. (July 27, 2021) – Allegany College of Maryland announces its plans to welcome fall semester students to campus on Monday, August 23, the start of its sixtieth academic year. The majority of the college’s courses will meet in person (face-to-face) with online, flex, and hybrid courses offered. Course registration remains open, and federal funds are available for new and current students through the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund program. An online application is available at allegany.edu/heerfaward

ACM will host virtual information sessions at 1 and 6 p.m. on August 10 with registration at allegany.edu/virtual-info-session. In-person campus tours are available for future students and their families daily during the week except for Wednesdays. Advance bookings are required. Interested individuals and their families are asked to contact the Thomas Welcome Center at 301-784-5005 to schedule their personalized tours. 

Advising sessions for new and returning students are available between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Advising Center. Individuals may request daytime virtual advising sessions by calling 301-784-5654. Evening virtual advising sessions are available by emailing Lindsay Miller, an advising specialist, at lmiller1595@allegany.edu. New students are encouraged to attend an in-person or virtual new student orientation session. Registration is available at allegany.edu/student-orientation.

Starting August 1, ACM will follow simple health and safety protocols at college sites to slow the spread of COVID-19 and its highly contagious delta variant. Fully vaccinated individuals will have the option to wear a face mask indoors and outdoors, and unvaccinated or not fully vaccinated individuals should continue to correctly wear a mask indoors and in crowded outdoor settings. All individuals should maintain a social distance of at least three feet (the length of a shopping cart) in crowded indoor and outdoor settings and follow other health and safety guidance found at allegany.edu/coronavirus

Fall books are available for sale beginning August 1, and online orders are recommended. The Campus Bookstore’s pick-up window is open from 8 to 11 a.m., and the store itself is open for walk-ins from 12 to 4 p.m. but closed between 11 a.m. and noon. 

The college’s student-serving offices are currently open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. ACM will return to its standard schedule of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on August 9. 

ACM has introduced an interactive Holistic Mental Health Network at allegany.edu/students/holistic-mental-health to empower students to access different levels of care and continue their academic journeys. 

Allegany College of Maryland’s entire fall plan is available at allegany.edu/fall-21. Individuals with questions may email info@allegany.edu or call 301-784-5005.

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