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Updated January 4, 2021 – 9:30am
CARES Act Section 18004 Information
Penn Commercial’s current disclosure regarding the 2020 CARES Act is available HERE.
Information about the CARES Act – Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund can be found at the
U.S. Dept. of Education.
Previous versions of Penn Commercial’s 2020 CARES Act disclosures:
Monday, July 6, 2020 – 10:00am
PENN COMMERCIAL’S COVID-19 CAMPUS HEALTH AND SAFETY PLAN
Please find important information HERE.
Monday, April 6, 2020 – 9:30am
SPRING QUARTER START IS SCHEDULED FOR APRIL 13, 2020. BOOKS AND SUPPLIES PICKUP INFO
New student orientation is set to be administered online this Thursday, April 9. Please check your email for link and instructions.
To ensure the safety of students and staff, while practicing social distancing, we will distribute your schedules and books/kits/tools on the following days:
CURRENT STUDENTS – Wednesday, April 8th between 9:00 am and 1:00 pm
NEW STUDENTS – Friday, April 10th between 9:00 am and 12:00 pm
* Students will pull up to the main entrance. Their schedule and books will be handed to them through the vehicle window by an employee with gloves and a mask on. Please do not get out of your vehicle.
* Students will also be given an invoice that needs signed to document the distribution of books. Please bring your own pen to sign. When you have signed the form, you will drop it into a box for processing.
Thursday, March 26, 2020 – 9:30am
SPRING QUARTER TARGET START: APRIL 13, 2020
Due to the COVID-19 Crisis, the Spring ’20 Quarter, which was scheduled to start on March 30, 2020, has been delayed at least two weeks. The tentative starting date is Monday, April 13, 2020. This date is our goal to resume classes, as to not disrupt your education any more than necessary. We are continually monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and making decisions based on governmental guidelines and safety precautions. Thank you for your patience. Please be safe.
WE’RE STILL AVAILABLE TO ASSIST YOU!
During the COVID-19 Stay-at-Home period, we want you to know we’re still available to assist you with the admissions and financial aid processes. Your education and future is important to us, as is your safety. So while the school is closed per governor’s orders, we are still busy working remotely with students and those interested in learning about our programs.
Please contact us to learn more:
Admissions Phone: 724-222-5330
Mike Berry – firstname.lastname@example.org (724)678-4660
Zach Ramey – email@example.com (724)554-1243
Jayme Tuite – firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, March 20, 2020 – 2:45pm
IMPORTANT UPDATE REGARDING SPRING ’20 QUARTER
We want to stress that the health and safety of our staff, students, and guests is our primary focus. We are working week-to-week on operational decisions and have an important update. Although the 3/30/2020 start is highly unlikely to begin as scheduled, we remain hopeful the situation will turn around and we will be able to designate an alternative start date soon. We are keeping our finger on the pulse as we receive updates from the government and other regulatory agencies. Weekly updates will be sent out to keep you informed.
For those new students who enrolled for the Spring 2020 quarter, if you have any questions, please contact your admission representative.
Tuesday, March 17, 2020 – 2:00pm
IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING CURRENT WINTER ’20 CLASSES
Monday, March 16, 2020 – 3:26pm
IMPORTANT UPDATE REGARDING CLASSES
Classes will be canceled again tomorrow, March 17. We anticipate further guidance from state agencies by tomorrow morning, at which time you will be notified as to how Penn Commercial will proceed with classes and/or temporary suspension/closure.
Sunday, March 15, 2020 – 10:15pm
IMPORTANT UPDATE REGARDING CLASSES
Classes will be cancelled Monday March 16, 2020 for all programs except CDL. Penn Commercial will be open to finalize an alternative schedule for students for the remainder of the quarter and will be customized by program, and by student if necessary, especially for those students who are scheduled to graduate this quarter. Instructions will be emailed to all students tomorrow afternoon and notified by text alert.
Staff and faculty should report tomorrow as scheduled unless you are sick or are caring for someone who is high risk. Staff to notify Nicole Lane if you will not be in attendance.