• Coronavirus Update: Classes have resumed virtually on April 7th. Registration for new classes is now open. Student Services is available remotely, please call 720-423-4700. Click here for more information and COVID-19 resources. >>

Virtual Learning FAQ's

 

 

 

GENERAL

 

When do virtual classes begin? How can I access them?

Starting April 7th, we will be teaching classes remotely. Links to virtual classes are posted here. Current students will receive an email on Monday, April 6th, with instructions on how to access your virtual classroom. Instructors will post the virtual classroom access and additional information on Moodle. 

 

If you are an ESL or GED student, you will receive an email with instructions on how to re-register for online and virtual environments. 

 

I do not have access to a laptop. What are my options?

If you have previously indicated that you needed assistance you will receive an email from Information Technology with logistics. If you did not indicate that you needed assistance prior to the break but do, please reach out to your instructor.

 

I do not have access to the internet. What should I do?

If you need WiFi, all Xfinity WiFi Public hotspots are now open to everyone on the “xfinitywifi” network. Please click here for available public hotspots. If you are out-of-range of an Xfinity hotspot, Comcast Internet Essentials is $9.95/month, new customers will receive two months of free service. Click here for more details about Comcast Internet Essentials.  

 

I don’t know my Moodle username or password. Who should I contact?

If you cannot locate this information please email help@emilygriffith.edu with your first/last name and your student ID number and someone will get back to you shortly.

 

I am having trouble accessing my virtual coursework. Who should I reach out to? 

If you are having a hard time accessing your courses, reach out to your program instructor. If the issue remains, email IT via the student support email help@emilygriffith.edu.

 

When my class moves to virtual learning, will I have to be in class at a certain time of the day or can I do my coursework whenever it fits my schedule?

This will vary depending on the program. Please speak to your individual instructor. 

 

When will we be back on campus?

We will follow the lead of the State, City and District, and we will return to campus as soon as the stay-at-home order is lifted.

 

REGISTRATION

 

When will registration open for the 20/21 school year? 

Registration for new classes is now open. Student Services is available remotely, please call 720-423-4700. If you are interested in Fall classes you can get started on the application process today. Start your application and follow the Virtual Learning New Student Checklist.

 

Is my current class registration canceled? Do I need to re-register for classes? 

All positions in classes will remain unchanged until classes resume. If you are an ESL or GED student, you will receive an email with instructions on how to re-register. 

 

What is the process for registering for new classes? 

If you are interested in registering for upcoming start dates, you can get started by filling out an application and following the steps on our Virtual Learning New Student Checklist.

 

If you would like assistance with the application process, please email your college recruiter, Julia Montijo at julia.montijo@emilygriffith.edu.

 

2019-2020 start dates are open now. Registration for 2020-2021 start dates will be available by May 11th. If you are interested in fall classes, you can get started on the application process today.


 

ADMISSIONS

 

Do I still need to test in order to be eligible to register? 

Emily Griffith has multiple ways to ensure that students are ready and prepared for their programs, and then for employment in the fields of study. We evaluate standardized test scores, your high school records, and your records at other institutions of higher education both from the US and abroad. You can view the charts below to determine if you have fulfilled the assessment requirements. After submitting an admissions application, you may email documentation of your assessment to admissions@emilygriffith.edu

 

College of Creative Arts and Design

Barbering, Cosmetology, Esthetician, Massage Therapy, Culinary Arts, Professional Baker, Multimedia & Video Editing

 

College of Health Sciences and Administration

Dental Assisting, Legal Office, Medical Administrative Assistant, Medical Assisting, Nurse Assisting, Phlebotomy, Pharmacy Technician, Practical Nursing


College of Trades, Industry, and Professional Studies

Accounting, Auto Collision Repair, Auto Service, CAD-BIM, HVAC, Computer Networking, Construction Essentials, Cybersecurity, Geographic Information Systems, Water Quality Management, Web Development, Welding 1, Welding 2. 


If you are not able to provide the documents needed, please email admissions@emilygriffith.edu and we will work with you on alternative options

 

COMMENCEMENT

 

Will spring commencement be canceled or postponed? What is the new date?  

Commencement is scheduled for June 23, 2020 at the Temple Buell Theatre.


 

INTERNSHIPS

 

How are students going to make up time for each active/continuing cohort? 

Emily Griffith is working with state agencies and other institutions to ensure that all program hours will be met to ensure successful licensure and employment. Please see your instructor’s information on April 6th at 12pm. 

 

What is happening with in-progress and future internships and clinicals?

This depends on when the State lifts the current executive order prohibiting in-person instruction and we are all free to return to our out of home activities. Instructors will provide more details as soon as they have them. 

 

 

TUITION AND FINANCIAL AID

 

Are payments still due as scheduled? 

Yes, please continue to make payments as scheduled. If you would like to discuss revising your payment plan, please contact treasury@emilygriffith.edu

 

How do I make a payment over the extended break? 

At this moment we are only accepting credit card payments however we are no longer charging credit card fees. You can pay through your student portal by following the instructions located here

 

Will I incur late fees if I typically pay with cash or check and cannot pay during the closure? 

No additional fees or collections processes will be processed during the closure. 

 

Can I drop my classes and get a refund? 

As always, you can request to be dropped and refunded for any of your classes before the census date. Please contact your advisor if you wish to do so. 

 

Do I need to apply for financial Aid if my classes will extend into the 2020-2021 school year?

Students will need to complete the 2020-2021 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). If you need assistance filling out the FAFSA, you can schedule an appointment with an Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) Counselor by calling 303-352-8746.    

 

 

RESOURCES

 

Food/Groceries

In an effort to help fulfill the food security needs, we are supporting the efforts of Denver Public Schools to provide meals at several locations throughout the city. Emily Griffith students can be served at those locations. View the full list of locations here. Please bring your student ID with you. 

 

Childcare

If you currently work in an essential role, there is emergency child care available. To learn more please visit the Colorado Emergency Child Care Collaborative

 

Crisis Text Line

If you are feeling anxious or concerned about anything right now, contact the Crisis Text Line. The text line is run by trained volunteer crisis counselors who help people talk through whatever is paining them, making them feel anxious, etc. They provide a safe, supportive space to share whatever you're going through. Text 741741 to connect.

 

2-1-1 Colorado
2-1-1 is a confidential and multilingual service connecting people to vital resources across the state. No matter where you live in Colorado, you can find information about resources in your local community.

Dial local 2-11 or toll free (866)-760-6489
Text your ZIP CODE to 898-211

 

CO-HELP
Colorado’s call line for general questions about COVID-19, provides answers in many languages including English, Spanish (Español), Mandarin (普通话) and more. CO-HELP operators cannot recommend whether or where you get tested, provide medical advice or help you with your prescriptions. They cannot provide testing results. They cannot clear you to go to work. If you are seeking help for anything other than general questions, please try telehealth or a health care provider.

Call local 303-389-1687 or toll free (877)-462-2911

Community Support Services

List of Community Support Services:

Cell Phone Bill Assistance (Up to $150 per household)

Rent Payment Assistance (up to $100 per household)

Social Support/Check-Ins via text, phone or video chat

Financial Assistance to LGBTQ+ please fill out this form.

 

Small Business Assistance and resources information here

Additional resources are available from the City of Denver.