Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC) is extending remote instruction and student services through the end of the summer 2021 semester in response to the ongoing coronavirus crisis in Sonoma County.
“While I do not make this decision lightly, it is clear to me that the current infection and mortality rates in Sonoma County are far too high to consider a full return to face-to-face instruction,” said SRJC Superintendent Frank Chong in the announcement of the news. “Other colleges and universities across the U.S. reopened for in-person classes too early and saw a dramatic increase in COVID infections. The safety of our students, employees and community members remains the top priority at SRJC and while we look forward to the day when we can come together again, we will not risk the health and wellness of our community to do so.”
The SRJC 2021 Commencement will also be held remotely.
The college’s summer semester runs June 14 to Aug. 11. The fall semester at SRJC is scheduled to begun on Aug. 16.
Santa Rosa Junior College switched to remote instruction indefinitely starting March 30, 2020 and has remained remote since that date.
More information is available at santarosa.edu.