Update on graduation and fall semester start

From President Wingenbach:

"As we complete the 2019-20 academic year this week, marked both by historic progress for Hampshire and unprecedented challenges presented by Covid-19, we’re receiving many questions about Hampshire’s plans for our next academic year.

As long as the State of Massachusetts allows colleges to open, which seems likely, Hampshire fully intends to welcome students to campus in the fall. Hampshire has some significant advantages for ensuring health and safety of our students on campus, and has already taken steps this spring to institute protocols.

We’re projecting enrollment of 550-600 students on our 800+ acre campus, making social distancing viable. Our class sizes are small, allowing students and professors to spread out in classrooms." …

Full update: