Return to Campus

Goucher College is taking extensive precautions to keep the community safe as we prepare to open the campus in phases. The college’s Fall Reopening Task Force has been working to create an informed and comprehensive reopening plan using the guidance of local and state public health officials and the American College Health Association. Check this page for updates as the college’s multistep plan moves forward.

Essential Guidelines

  • Goucher will return to a residential campus and in-person classes will begin on August 24, 2020
  • Face coverings will be required
  • Physical distancing of at least six feet will be required
  • More specific information and guidelines are included below

Returning in Phases

Goucher’s plan to return to campus is segmented into four phases aligned with the Governor’s Roadmap to Recovery and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The dates of each phase may change as new information or official recommendations become available.

Phase 1 Phase 2 Phase 3 Phase 4


Town Hall Meetings & Discussions

President Devereaux held an online Town Hall and live Q&A with Goucher students on Wednesday, July 1 at 7 p.m. EDT. Panelists included representatives from Athletics, Facilities Management Services, the Provost’s Office, Residence Life and Student Health Services. Topics included campus cleaning protocols, course delivery models, testing protocols, and more.

View Recording (until 7/8)

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    A conversation with Baltimore County Executive and Goucher Graduate John Olszewski, Jr.