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Keeping our Norwich students and community informed and safe.

PLEASE NOTE: Norwich University has no known cases of coronavirus on campus at this time. All spring semester courses will be remote effective Monday, March 23, 2020.

Due to the Stay Home executive order issued by Governor Scott, Norwich employees are required to remain at home unless they have been designated in writing by Human Resources as an “essential employee” and have been asked to work on campus by their supervisor.

Some employees are able to perform their regular work duties remotely from home and receive their normal pay. However, some employees must use PAID ADMIN LEAVE because:

  1. They are unable to perform their work from home
  2. They are caring for children who are at home due to school or day care closure
  3. They are experiencing illness, quarantine, or self-isolation due to the COVID-19 virus
  4. They or a member of their household are immunosuppressed

Based upon recent guidance from Vermont Department of Health officials, President Schneider has added another reason.

Effectively immediately, Norwich University is mandating that employees who have anyone living in their household who is at high-risk for exposure to the COVID-19 virus (doctor, nurse, caregiver, etc.) must remain off campus until further notice. The employee may work remotely or use Paid Admin Leave if they are unable to work from home. If you have any questions pertaining to remote work, Paid Admin Leave, or staying off campus, please contact Human Resources at (802) 485-2075 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Thank you for your compliance with the above and please stay safe and healthy.

Student Refund Election Form Update

We understand that some students have been unsuccessful in using the link to the refund election form provided in President Schneider’s March 31, 2020 message regarding student refunds. If you have had trouble, please click here. You will go directly to your personalized form or you will be taken to the Norwich University SSO landing page where you will need to login using your Norwich credentials (user name and password). You may be required to reset your password. If you are unable to access your Norwich account, please email the Helpdesk at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (802) 485-2456 for support.

Norwich University Perspectives Project: COVID-19

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