Latest Information

Monday, April 6, 2020 — Because of the state-mandated directives requiring continued social distancing to flatten the COVID-19 curve, Cypress College has decided to continue our current remote instruction through the end of the semester (May 22). [View the full email here.]

Friday, April 3, 2020 — In an effort to provide students with reliable, high-speed internet access — and in keeping with social-distancing directives issued by county, state, and national officials — Cypress College is launching “Drive-Up WiFi” available to all enrolled students. [View the full release here.]

Thursday, March 26, 2020 A second Cypress College student has reported a positive test result for the novel Coronavirus. The student, who is in self-quarantine, participated in on-campus classes prior to the campus closure earlier this month and remains enrolled in online coursework at this time. The student was last on campus on March 11, meaning the incubation (two to 14 days) for symptoms has passed. The student’s instructors are notifying classmates with this and additional precautionary information. Health Center Director Marla McBride has been in contact with the student to address any needs or concerns. [View the full release here.]

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 Today, we learned that a student who recently returned from the Fullerton College/Cypress College Study Abroad Program in London reported testing positive for the novel Coronavirus. This student has been in self-quarantine since arriving back in the United States. The student, who has not been on either campus this semester, remains in quarantine. [View the full release here.]

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 A majority of our courses have resumed in an online/remote format. We will continue in this mode as part of the existing health directives for an unknown period of time. This section provides students and employees with current information, links to resources, and answers to common questions. Please continue to also check your email for updates.

We understand this has been a challenging time for you and your families, and appreciate your patience as we navigate this shifting landscape. We are here to support you in your educational needs.

Tuesday, March 17, 2020We anticipate that a majority of our courses will resume in an online/remote format beginning on Wednesday, March 18. No in-person coursework is scheduled until further notice, and your faculty members will be providing the specifics on what to expect.

Please continue to check your email and the Coronavirus/COVID-19 website for current information.

We understand this has been a challenging time for you and your families, and appreciate your patience as we navigate this shifting landscape. We are here to support you in your educational needs.

[NOTE: the information above supersedes all other COVID-19 information on the Cypress College website and is current as of 3:47 p.m. on Tuesday, March 17, 2020.]

Sunday, March 15, 2020 — Because the situation with COVID-19 is evolving at a rapid pace, in addition to classes being suspended until Wednesday March 18, we have also decided to close the Cypress College campus to employees, students and the general public on Monday and Tuesday. This will be the case for all North Orange County Community College District offices and locations. All student services will be closed.  This is an unprecedented decision, but it was done to meet the needs of our campus community. We are continuing our plans to resume instruction on Wednesday. Additional information will be sent on Monday. Please continue to watch your email, the website, and our social media for updates.

Friday, March 13, 2020 Class cancellations continue on Monday, March 16 and Tuesday, March 17. Details about the resumption of classes will be sent early next week. This down period provides college employees the opportunity for transitioning as many courses as possible to virtual space. Precise methods will vary from class to class and we expect some cases in which this model does not work. Please watch your email and this page for updates.

Thursday, March 12, 2020While there are currently no known cases of COVID-19/Coronavirus affecting Cypress College, due to continuing concerns, the campus will transition as many courses as possible away from in-person class meetings. Please read additional updates below.