WATCH: Student Affairs hosts Facebook Live Q&A for students and parents

Four SUNY New Paltz campus leaders practiced safe social distancing while speaking directly to members of our community at a Facebook Live event hosted on Wednesday, March 25.

The event featured:

  • Stephanie Blaisdell, vice president for student affairs
  • Michele Halstead, vice president for administration and finance
  • Linda Eaton, associate vice president for student affairs
  • Corinna Caracci, director of residence life

The group provided up-to-date answers to some of the most frequently asked questions the College has received regarding the COVID-19 situation, including about student refunds, protocols for moving out of residence halls, and services currently available on campus to students who need to remain in their residences.

[Click here to view our list of FAQs, which is being updated regularly as this situation develops]

Over the course of the 30+ minute broadcast, the speakers also responded in real-time to questions posted in the video’s comment feed.

As of this publication, the video was viewed more than 5,000 times, with more than 400 comments posted. We want to thank everyone for watching, and let you know that if you didn’t get your question answered, you can email us at and we’ll do our best to provide answers directly and/or on our FAQs page.