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COVID-19 Updates

McDaniel College has made the difficult but necessary decision to move all undergraduate and graduate instruction to an online learning format for the remainder of the Spring Semester. Online instruction will still begin Monday, March 23. Continue to visit our COVID-19 Information Page for updates.

  • students at commencement

    Message from President Casey for the Class of 2020

    McDaniel announces planned May 23 Commencement ceremonies for both Graduate and Undergraduate students will not take place. Although there may not be a ceremony, students who complete their degree requirements will still receive their diploma in June.
  • Kemia Himon gives a speech at a recent financial aid event on campus

    Kemia Himon joins McDaniel College as director of financial aid

    McDaniel College’s new Financial Aid Director Kemia Himon has experience working in higher education financial aid departments, previously serving as the financial aid director at Arkansas Baptist College, a private, historically black liberal arts college in Little Rock, Ark. At McDaniel, she oversees the college’s financial aid program, including more than $40 million annually invested in grants and scholarships.
  • Wellness Center Staff members hold Zoom Meeting

    McDaniel’s Wellness Center director offers students advice in dealing with COVID-19

    McDaniel College students may be learning online from their homes across the country and around
  • Kimberly Johnson, pictured with friends

    Kimberly Johnson receives Bailer Award from McDaniel College

    Bailer Award recipient Kimberly Johnson earned a master’s degree in school librarianship in 2012 and obtained administrator I certification in 2019 from McDaniel. She’s a school library media specialist for Carroll County Public Schools.
  • North Village

    Important Message for Students related to Spring charges from President Roger Casey

    McDaniel College is announcing meal plan refunds and housing relief to help ease the financial burden on our students and their families during this time of economic uncertainty. Read more about the details, including eligibility requirements.
  • Gill Center

    Message from President Roger Casey

    I remind everyone that a college is not a place, it’s not buildings, it’s not curriculum. A college is people. And you are those people. You are those people no matter where you are. “You are McDaniel College.” WE ARE MCDANIEL. And no virus will ever diminish The Hill. We will Climb Higher. We will See Farther.
  • McDaniel College entrance sign in Spring.

    Important update regarding classes for the Spring Semester

    McDaniel College has made the difficult but necessary decision to move all instruction to an online learning format for the remainder of the Spring Semester. The Office of Residence Life will communicate via email the process for residential students to return to campus to gather the remainder of their belongings. All on-campus events through the end of the Spring semester are now canceled. Further information about Athletics will be distributed following decisions being made by the Centennial Conference. No final decision has yet been made about Commencement. McDaniel remains committed to our students-first mission.
  • Alumni Hall

    Important campus update about classes after Spring Break

    The health and well-being of our campus community remain our top priority. At this time, McDaniel has no reported cases of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Out of an abundance of caution, McDaniel College will move all on-campus, face-to-face undergraduate and graduate instruction to an online format for a two-week period following Spring Break. This will begin Monday, March 23.
  • student Elva Joya in front of hospital in Spain

    Fellowship in Spain reinforces sophomore’s dream of serving others through medicine

    Sophomore Elva Joya seizes every opportunity to explore a future in medicine from her double major in Biomedical Sciences and Psychology to her internship in Spain shadowing surgeons and learning about the country’s free public healthcare system.
  • McDaniel College student Lan Mai presented at the Maryland Collegiate Honors Conference, Feb. 28-29. Mai’s poster presentation was titled “Construction of the k-Fibonacci Fractals" and based on his summer research.

    McDaniel College students present research at the Maryland Collegiate Honors Conference

    Students represented McDaniel College at the Maryland Collegiate Honors Conference, “Leadership in a Time of Change,” held at Harford Community College, Feb. 28-29.