COVID-19 update: Clinical and Field Placements, as well as Internships Suspended

WHAT:

Durham College suspends clinical and field placements, as well as internships.

WHEN:

As of Monday, March 16

IMPLICATIONS:

In order to support the safety and well-being of our students and our community, effective immediately, DC will suspend all clinical and field placements, as well as internships, until further notice, with the exception of those placements and internships where arrangements have been agreed upon for alternative or remote completion.

Students who are currently working in a placement or internship, where such arrangements have not been arrived at,are asked to connect with their employer to ensure they are aware of this direction prior to their next work day.

Students impacted by this decision will receive an update from their faculty as soon as semester completion plans have been finalized.

Durham College continues to actively monitor the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and the potential impact on our community. Please visit www.durhamcollege.ca/coronavirus for updates and FAQs.