for Spring Semester 2021
Our Lancaster, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. locations continue to adhere to the state and local mitigation requirements. Presently, those include the wearing of a mask except when not eating or drinking or when outside and not near anyone. Second, all members should maintain 6 feet of distance from others when possible.
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Yes, students, faculty, and staff are expected to wear face coverings and follow social distancing guidelines on campus. This is for everyone’s health & safety. In accordance with Pennsylvania Department of Public Health guidelines, individuals should wear face coverings “…in both indoor public spaces and in the outdoors when they are not able to constantly maintain social distancing”.
If a student tests positive for COVID-19, he or she should notify the Health & Wellness Center at (717) 560-8215. The nurse will alert necessary agencies and initiate contact tracing protocols.
A resident student who tests positive will be encouraged to safely travel home for their isolation/quarantine. Those who cannot return home will be provided a space to isolate/quarantine until available spaces are fully taken. Designated rooms have been cleaned for isolation and stocked with supplies so the student can stay there until it is safe for he or she to be around others. The campus nurse will remain in communication with the student to assist as needed. Individuals who have come in contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 must quarantine for 14 days. A commuter who tests positive should remain at home in quarantine until it is safe to return to campus.
Students should call the Health & Wellness Center at (717) 560-8215 if they are not feeling well. Resident students who are symptomatic are encouraged to return home while they wait for test results. If this isn’t possible, quarantine spaces have been identified in residence halls. Commuters who are symptomatic should stay home and seek medical attention.
The CARES Act requires all colleges and universities participating in the program to provide access to the following information:
Recently legislation was enacted that created the CARES Act. Under this act, LBC | Capital received funding that must go directly to students to cover expenses related to the disruption of normal institutional operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The deadline is passed for filing the CARES Act Student Emergency Aid Application. To review the Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Reporting under CARES Act Sections 18004(a)(1) Institutional Portion click here to view.
These emergency relief funds will be distributed based on federal government guidelines requiring institutions to distribute funds to specific student populations who are defined as having exceptional financial need.
Lancaster Bible College has defined students with having exceptional need to include priority to Pell Grant recipients. On that basis we developed three populations of students with exceptional need. These include undergraduate Pell Grant recipients, undergraduates who are not Pell Grant recipients but have high unmet financial need (up to 12000 EFC), and graduate students who have high financial need (up to 12000 EFC) as determined by the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).
Students who did not receive funding in the initial distribution may submit an Emergency Grant Application. Students must be a U.S. Citizen or eligible permanent resident and meet all federal financial aid eligibility requirements. Applications will be reviewed to determine eligibility.
Funds will be available until they are exhausted. They will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.