Frequently Asked Questions

Effective Wednesday, March 11, and until further notice, there will be no Middlebury College- or Middlebury Institute-sponsored travel of any kind, including in-person participation in conferences and other engagements. This includes domestic, as well as international travel.

Personal travel to countries with a Level 3 or Level 4 Travel Advisory is strongly discouraged. If you choose to travel to these locations you may be subject to U.S. restrictions, including quarantine or isolation. We strongly advise that you consult CDC travel advisories before making any travel plans.

Check your email regularly for updates from Middlebury. Continue to follow disease prevention guidelines recommended by the CDC.

All students will be able to fulfill their academic requirements. We are here to support you and are exploring tech-support options to ensure the continuity of learning. There are resources available from DLINQ. We greatly appreciate your flexibility and patience.

We are here for you with instructional support as well as these resources prepared by DLINQ to help you with the transition to teaching online. Here is the current schedule of workshops, and there will be more details to come. We greatly appreciate your flexibility as we adapt to our new circumstances. Requests for faculty support should be made via the DLINQ consultation request form.

Yes! We have plans for a series of virtual events leading up the virtual spring commencement ceremony in Saturday, May 16. For more information, visit this page.

No visitors, including prospective students, alumni, speakers, job applicants, etc., will be permitted on campus. To the extent possible, visits and meetings should to be conducted online.

Students are allowed to continue working, as long as their supervisors have work for them, and they remain physically located in the United States.

U.S. government agencies recently issued guidance regarding COVID-19 adjustments to academic programs and maintenance of visa status. The guidance allows for greater flexibility than usual. International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) will provide more information via a separate email to our international populations. For other questions related to international student status, please contact ISSS staff at

We understand how stressful this is, and we’re here to support you in every way we can. We’ll continue to meet with you and to provide regular update on the latest developments. You can also reference CDC resources.