Going Home Early
This is a screenshot of an email I received from Springfield College regarding the dates and times for students to move out of their dorms.
I chose this item to show how Springfield College, along with other colleges all around the U.S., required their students to move out of their dorms early due to the COVID-19 outbreak. This image shows the schedule for which students could go back to campus and get all their belongings from their rooms before the campus was shut down. This experience was very different and weird for students, as we are used to being at school until the beginning of May, not the middle of March. It was the start of the transition to the concept of online classes, which was a major change for most students as not a lot of people have used that style of learning for an entire half of a semester. An event like this has never happened before, so it was a weird experience for students to have to return home from school two months early.
Springfield College, “Going Home Early,” Springfield College COVID-19 Experience, accessed February 1, 2023, https://sccovid19.omeka.net/items/show/81.