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Office of the Provost

Keep on Learning

Under unusual and difficult circumstances (weather-related campus closures, pandemics. etc), Moravian faculty and staff will continue to work hard to ensure your education continues.

The resources included here will continue to be updated as we prepare for Fall 2020, wherein the campus will be open, activities taking place with needed alterations, and courses offered in a variety of modes.

Stay-up-to-date with official notifications related to COVID-19.

Taking Your Courses

Canvas will be the primary platform used to help you stay current in your coursework, unless your faculty member tells you otherwise. Go to canvas.moravian.edu, and login with your username and password. If you would like to review a short course about learning online, this micro-course on online learning might be useful.

Faculty are using quality standards and expectations drawn from national best practices in online learning to support all online portions of classes or online learning at Moravian. It is important for students to review these and know what to expect in any online learning.

A guide for how students should think about operating in online classes and being part of online course communities may also be helpful. To access this guide, please click here

Study Spaces While You Take Your Online Courses

It's important to consider where you are taking your online courses. Ideally, you want to find a quiet location with as few distractions as possible.  

Moravian is committed to providing a quiet, safe environment for engaging in all of your classes.  Many places on campus have always been available for students to study and work.  Reeves library has ample seating and multiple study spaces, while the Music Library has similar offerings for those on south campus.  Some academic departments have areas for their students to work quietly, and your dorm room or home might provide a quiet space for engaging in your online class.  However, we have also set aside multiple classrooms for you to use for online class sessions, homework, and individual study.  These classroom spaces are available on a first-come, first-served basis, just like study spaces in libraries and academic departments. 

If you choose to use these classroom spaces, please remember that we re all responsible for creating a safe environment that prevents the spread of COVID and allows for an effective learning space for all.  Thus, we require that if you intend to use these spaces, you agree to the following:

  • You obey the posted signs regarding room capacities.
  • You do not move desks or chairs in the room.
  • You only sit in chairs with a green check-mark.
  • You wear a face mask at all times and practice physical distancing.
  • You use headphones or earbuds with a microphone for any online meeting (e.g.: Zoom meetings).
  • You clean your space when you arrive and when you leave, including wiping down your workspaces with sanitizer (sanitizing stations throughout campus have both sanitizer and paper towels for wiping your area). 

If you have questions or concerns about this list, or have special needs or a need a private location to engage in your online meetings, please contact studentsuccess@moravian.edu.

The rooms below are sorted by day and time. 


7:30-8:30

9:15-10:15

11:00-12:00

12:45-1:45

2:30-3:30

4:15-5:15

Comenius Hall 105

Comenius Hall 105

Comenius Hall 105

Comenius Hall 105

Comenius Hall 105

Comenius Hall
105

Hall of Science 123

Comenius Hall 201

Comenius Hall 114

Comenius Hall 201

Hall of Science 123

Hall of Science
123

Hall of Science 202

Comenius Hall 213

Comenius Hall 201

Comenius Hall 213

Hall of Science 200

Hall of Science
200

PPHAC 116

Comenius Hall 218

Comenius Hall 213

Comenius Hall 218

Hall of Science 204

Memorial Hall
301

PPHAC 233

Hall of Science 123

Comenius Hall 218

Comenius Hall 304

Memorial Hall 302

Memorial Hall
303

PPHAC 235

Hall of Science 200

Comenius Hall 304

Comenius Hall 305

Memorial Hall 303

PPHAC 116

PPHAC 330

Memorial Hall 301

Comenius Hall 309

Hall of Science 123

PPHAC 116

Reeves Library
212

The HILL 310

Memorial Hall 303

Hall of Science 123

Hall of Science 200

PPHAC 302

The HILL 310

 

PPHAC 112

Hall of Science 200

Memorial Hall 301

The Hill 310

Zinzendorf
100

 

PPHAC 235

Memorial Hall 301

Memorial Hall 303

Reeves Library 212

Zinzendorf
103

 

PPHAC 302

Memorial Hall 303

PPHAC 112

Zinzendorf 100

 
 

Reeves Library 212

PPHAC 112

PPHAC 235

Zinzendorf 103

 
 

The HILL 310

PPHAC 302

Reeves Library 212

 

 
 

The Sally 121

Reeves Library 212

The HILL 310

   
 

Zinzendorf 100

Zinzendorf 100

Zinzendorf 100

   
 

Zinzendorf 103

       

7:30 - 8:30

9:15 - 10:15

11:00 - 12:00

12:45 - 1:45

2:30 - 3:30

4:15 - 5:15

Comenius Hall 105

Comenius Hall 105

Comenius Hall 105

Comenius Hall 105

Comenius Hall 105

Comenius
Hall 105

Hall of Science 123

Comenius Hall 111

Comenius Hall 111

Comenius Hall 111

Comenius Hall 111

Comenius
Hall 111

Hall of Science 202

Comenius Hall 114

Hall of Science 123

Comenius Hall 114

Comenius Hall 114

Comenius
Hall 114

PPHAC 116

Hall of Science 123

Hall of Science 200

Hall of Science 123

Hall of Science 123

Hall of Science
123

PPHAC 233

PPHAC 116

Memorial Hall 301

Memorial Hall 301

Memorial Hall 301

Memorial Hall
301

PPHAC 235

PPHAC 233

Memorial Hall 303

Memorial Hall 303

Memorial Hall 303

Memorial Hall
303

PPHAC 330

PPHAC 235

PPHAC 112

PPHAC 116

PPHAC 116

PPHAC 116

The HILL 310

Reeves Library 212

PPHAC 235

PPHAC 235

PPHAC 235

PPHAC 235

 

The HILL 310

PPHAC 302

Reeves Library 212

PPHAC 330

Reeves Library
212

   

Reeves Library 212

The HILL 310

Reeves Library 212

The HILL 310

   

The HILL 310

 

The HILL 310

 
   

Zinzendorf 103

 

Zinzendorf 100

 
       

Zinzendorf 103

 

7:30-8:30

9:15-10:15

11:00-12:00

12:45-1:45

2:30-3:30

4:15-5:15

Comenius Hall 105

Comenius Hall 105

Comenius Hall 105

Comenius Hall 105

Comenius Hall 105

Comenius Hall 105

Hall of Science 123

Comenius Hall 201

Comenius Hall 114

Comenius Hall 201

Comenius Hall 201

Hall of Science
123

Hall of Science 202

Comenius Hall 213

Comenius Hall 201

Comenius Hall 213

Comenius Hall 213

Memorial Hall
301

PPHAC 116

Comenius Hall 218

Comenius Hall 213

Comenius Hall 218

Comenius Hall 218

Memorial Hall
303

PPHAC 233

Comenius Hall 304

Comenius Hall 218

Hall of Science 123

Comenius Hall 304

PPHAC 116

PPHAC 235

Comenius Hall 305

Comenius Hall 304

Hall of Science 200

Comenius Hall 309

PPHAC 235

PPHAC 330

Comenius Hall 309

Comenius Hall 309

Memorial Hall 301

Hall of Science 123

Reeves Library
212

The HILL 310

Hall of Science 123

Hall of Science 123

Memorial Hall 303

Memorial Hall 301

The HILL 310

 

Memorial Hall 301

Hall of Science 200

PPHAC 112

Memorial Hall 302

The Sally 121

 

Memorial Hall 303

Memorial Hall 301

PPHAC 235

Memorial Hall 303

Zinzendorf
100

 

PPHAC 302

Memorial Hall 303

PPHAC 302

PPHAC 112

Zinzendorf
103

 

Reeves Library 212

PPHAC 302

PPHAC 330

PPHAC 302

 
 

The HILL 310

Reeves Library 212

Reeves Library 212

The HILL 310

 
 

The Sally 121

Zinzendorf 100

The HILL 310

Reeves Library 212

 
 

Zinzendorf 100

 

Zinzendorf 100

Zinzendorf 100

 
 

Zinzendorf 103

   

Zinzendorf 103

 
       

 

 

7:30-8:30

9:15-10:15

11:00-12:00

12:45-1:45

2:30-3:30

4:15-5:15

Comenius Hall 105

Comenius Hall 105

Comenius Hall 111

Comenius Hall 105

Comenius Hall 111

Comenius Hall
105

Hall of Science 123

Comenius Hall 111

Comenius Hall 201

Comenius Hall 111

Comenius Hall 114

Comenius Hall
111

Hall of Science 202

Comenius Hall 114

Comenius Hall 213

Comenius Hall 114

Hall of Science 123

Comenius Hall
114

PPHAC 116

Hall of Science 123

Comenius Hall 218

Hall of Science 123

Memorial Hall 301

Hall of Science
123

PPHAC 233

PPHAC 116

Hall of Science 123

Memorial Hall 301

Memorial Hall 303

Memorial Hall
301

PPHAC 235

PPHAC 330

Hall of Science 200

Memorial Hall 303

PPHAC 116

Memorial Hall
303

PPHAC 330

PPHAC 235

Memorial Hall 301

PPHAC 116

PPHAC 235

PPHAC 116

The HILL 310

The HILL 310

Memorial Hall 303

PPHAC 235

PPHAC 330

PPHAC 235

   

PPHAC 235

PPHAC 330

Reeves Library 212

Reeves Library
212

   

Reeves Library 212

Reeves Library 212

The HILL 310

The HILL 310

   

The HILL 310

The HILL 310

Zinzendorf 100

 
   

Zinzendorf 100

 

Zinzendorf 103

 

7:30-8:30

9:15-10:15

11:00-12:00

12:45-1:45

2:30-3:30

4:15-5:15

Comenius Hall 105

Comenius Hall 105

Comenius Hall 105

Comenius Hall 105

Comenius Hall 111

Hall of Science
123

Hall of Science 123

Comenius Hall 111

Comenius Hall 114

Comenius Hall 114

Comenius Hall 114

Memorial Hall
301

Hall of Science 202

Hall of Science 123

Hall of Science 123

Hall of Science 123

Hall of Science 123

Memorial Hall
303

PPHAC 116

Memorial Hall 301

Hall of Science 200

Hall of Science 200

Memorial Hall 301

PPHAC 116

PPHAC 233

Memorial Hall 303

Memorial Hall 301

Memorial Hall 301

Memorial Hall 303

PPHAC 235

PPHAC 235

PPHAC 112

Memorial Hall 303

Memorial Hall 303

PPHAC 235

Reeves Library
212

PPHAC 302

PPHAC 233

PPHAC 233

PPHAC 235

PPHAC 330

The HILL 310

PPHAC 330

PPHAC 235

Reeves Library 212

PPHAC 330

Reeves Library 212

 

The HILL 310

Reeves Library 212

The HILL 310

Reeves Library 212

The HILL 310

 
 

The HILL 310

 

The HILL 310

   

Shifting to New Technologies

Be proactive about asking for support while you are shifting to new technologies.

First, check your equipment: Make sure that your computer software is up to date and that you have a webcam available, if you need one. (If you have a Moravian-issued Mac, you have a built in webcam.)

Get Canvas assistance: For how-to Canvas questions, contact 24/7 Canvas support via online chat by clicking on Help in the lower left sidebar of Canvas or by phone at 1-866-437-5895.

Get IT assistance: Reach out to the IT Help Desk at help@moravian.edu or 610-861-1500 if you have questions or issues.

Concerns about your internet connection? Some of us—students and faculty—live in locations that don’t have the same dependable high speed internet that we have come to rely on. If you have concerns about your internet connection for the various virtual courses ahead for you, please contact your professor. Many classes are having their sessions recorded, and faculty are more than willing to work with students to adapt to the current situation.

Please remember that your courses might still be a works-in-progress. You should check in regularly on Canvas and in your email for updates from your professor and from the college.

Communicating with Faculty

Unless otherwise indicated, Moravian email will be the preferred means of communication. You may receive instructions from your faculty member in email or posted in Canvas. If you have questions about your course, the faculty member is the best resource.

Communicating with Other Students

In addition to emailing classmates and other students, you have some Moravian-based ways to connect with other students in small or large groups:

Zoom: All students have a basic user account that can host meetings with up to 100 participants. However, if 3 or more participants join, the meeting will time out after 40 minutes. Instructions for using Zoom are posted here.

Google Hangouts Meet: More information on how to use Hangouts Meet is available here.

Big Blue Button is built into Canvas as Conferences.  Students can create a conference if they are part of a student group or class cohort in Canvas. Student Guide for Conferences is available here.

Class Schedules and Timing

If your instructor decides to hold live videoconferencing (synchronous) class sessions, these will most likely take place in Zoom and should be held at your scheduled class time. Instructions for using Zoom are posted here.

Some faculty may choose not to hold any live class sessions and opt for asynchronous delivery. In that case, they will share content and exercises for you to complete on your own. They will stipulate the due dates and expectations for your participation.

Some faculty will engage in several modes of delivery, including in-person instruction. Pay close attention to instructions from your faculty members on meeting expectations. 

Submitting Work

Your faculty member will submission instructions and areas for assessments in Canvas, check your course, and if you are unsure, contact your instructor. Other faculty may ask you to send in your assignments via email or through Google. It is important that you closely follow the directions of the faculty for each of your classes.

Tests, Quizzes, and Exams

Faculty will choose different methods for tests, quizzes, and exams. Some faculty will want you to use software that ensures the academic integrity of your work, meaning they want to verify, even at a distance, that you are the only person completing this work. Canvas at Moravian allows faculty the option to require Respondus software. One feature, Lockdown Browser, prevents access to websites other than Canvas during an assessment, and the other feature, Monitor, will use your webcam to record you while you take an assessment. A brief guide to using these applications can be found here.

Academic Support and the Writing Center

Academic Support will continue to provide peer education, both subject matter tutoring and Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS), virtually as consistently as possible. For PASS-embedded courses, students should watch for communications from faculty and PASS leaders. For all peer education in Academic Support, online sign-up is available in Momentum, and appointments will be shifting to Zoom. Please see this page for instructions.

The Writing Center will also be offering virtual appointments and using their regular booking system, WCOnline.

Students with VA Benefits

Information specific to VA Benefits and Virtual Learning

International Students with F-1 Visas

Information specific to F-1 Visa Holders and Virtual Learning

Advising and Registration FAQs

If you can’t reach your advisor and are concerned about registration, please contact the Director of Academic Advising and Support Services, Dr. Monica Jacobe, at jacobem@moravian.edu.

Undeclared students with 16 units or more need to work on a plan to declare their major with their advisor in order to avoid a hold on their account that would prevent registration.

No other undeclared students need to prioritize major declaration plans at this time, although you are more than welcome to work with your advisor on the steps needed to make a major declaration.

Accommodation and Accessibility Services FAQs

Yes, all accommodations will be honored. Please note that the Accessibility Services Center does not have specific information about how each course will be delivered. Reach out to your instructors to discuss how changes in instruction will impact you.

If you need additional help in communicating with your instructors about accommodations, please feel free to share our new faculty resources link that you can access by clicking here.

If you need additional disability-related accommodations, contact ASC as soon as possible to discuss your needs. You can email asc@moravian.edu.

You can email asc@moravian.edu with questions. All student meetings will be conducted remotely until further notice.  Students should work directly with their faculty and IT and/or Canvas Support to provide virtual testing with appropriate accommodations.

Other Supports Available to Students

We know that uprooting your life and making drastic changes in response to a crisis can be overwhelming.  LVAIC recently published a list of resources and supports available to help ease some of the challenges that students may be facing.  These include resources for internet, bill forgiveness, free access to textbooks and resources for storage and rental cars.  If you are interested in learning more, click here for the full list.