COVID-19 Dashboard

Douglass' top priority is the health and well-being of its students, alumnae, and staff. In combination with the University's guidelines and measures for Fall 2020, please find announcements and resources regarding the College's response to COVID-19 below.

Douglass will continue to be open and operating in Fall 2020. The College is holding all programs and events virtually. To learn more about the upcoming semester, please click here. Please see the schedule for virtual programs here. Events will continue to be added.

Douglass is open and operating. However, per the University's instructions, all Douglass events for Fall 2020 will take place remotely. Please know that we do not take the cancellation of our events lightly. However, we also understand the importance of supporting public health strategies to ensure the safety of our students and alumnae. The list of canceled events includes but is not limited to:

Please see the schedule for virtual programs here. Events will continue to be added.

As we navigate our current environment, you may be experiencing some uncertainty about what lies ahead. However, you can still make meaningful connections with Douglass. Staff mentors are available via email, video chat, and phone to help with career and academic needs, BOLD Action Plans, or if you just want someone to confide in as you adjust. If you have challenges that your mentor is not able to help with, or if you feel that you need extraordinary assistance, please reach out to Assistant Dean Leslie Danehy.

You can still plan to take on Douglass leadership roles for next fall! Below are a list of open applications for Douglass programs:

  • For students: please email
  • For alumnae: please email

All of us in the Douglass community are thinking of each other and our loved ones as we face the challenges of the COVID-19 virus. Thank you to those who have reached out to express concern for our students as well as the many generous offers to help. By giving to The Douglass Difference Annual Fund you can help provide financial assistance to students in times of emergency. Rutgers University also has set up several campus-wide student emergency funds.

  • What is R-Connection?
    • R-Connection is a University-wide initiative that will ensure student life at Rutgers continues to thrive in Fall 2020. This commitment to creating a transformative Fall 2020 experience will encompass: 
      • Facilitating optimal digital learning environments and best practices for remote instruction
      • Fostering community through virtual recreational and social events
      • Committing to continuous innovation throughout the semester to serve students, faculty, and staff.
    • Douglass' fall strategy supports R-Connection by delivering high impact academic and community centered programming right into your own home.
  • President Holloway's Announcement
    • Read President Holloway's strategy for learning, community-building, research, and leadership at Rutgers in Fall 2020.
  • Chancellor Molloy's Announcement
    • Important information on housing, financial aid, and more specific to students at Rutgers-New Brunswick