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COVID-19 | School Closure Q&A

1. Why are we closing?

Because we have been instructed by the Ministry of Education & Religious Affairs.

2. How long are we closing for?

For 14 days as per instructions of the Ministry of Health

3. When are we going to open?

On March 26th

4. Will I be able to access the campus and / or campus facilities?

No, the campus is closed to all but designated personnel.

5. Questions in regards to academics:

  1. Do the deadlines of midterms / projects still apply?
    Midterms will be rescheduled. Check with your instructor.
  2. What happens if postponed deadlines interfere with already booked tickets to return home?
    You will be able to travel home and arrangements will be made for your examinations to be taken at your home institution.
  3. Does coursework continue?
    Deree coursework will continue on blackboard. Check with your instructor how you can stay engaged. Alba Graduate Business School classes are suspended.
  4. Can I contact my professor?
    Yes, via email.
  5. Are my absences excused?
    Not during the period when Deree is offering instruction via Blackboard.

6. Will the ACG Counseling Center be open – perhaps online?

Yes, the counselling center will be available via Skype. Please email [email protected] to schedule a skype session.

7. Will the nurse be available?

Yes. 8:00-22:00
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 210 600-9800 ext. 1093, 1193, 1500
Skype: nurse.deree.

8. Will the college facilities be open (library, gym, pool etc.)?

No, all premises are closed.

9. Will Dipnosofistirion (cafeteria) be open for people that have purchased meal plans?

No, Dipnosofistirion will remain closed. For students with pre-purchased meal plans, please contact Dipnosofistirio ([email protected] , 6977-912422) for further arrangements. You will need to pre-order one day before. A special menu will be available.

10. In case I don’t have a meal plan, where can I order food from?

From ,,, plus all the deliveries from the Aghia Paraskevi area.

11. Will the RAs still be at the dorms?

Residences will be staffed.

12. Should I contact my family?

Keep your families updated by sharing the notifications sent out by ACG.

13. Will there be a necessity to come in contact with my embassy?

Respective embassies will have information posted on their websites (US Embassy:

14. For students that are part of the Work Study program, will this interfere with the monthly payment?

Payments will proceed as usual. Missed hours can be made up after speaking with your supervisor.

15. I am a faculty member / employee. Do I need to report to work?

Please check with your supervisor.