Contact North | Contact Nord Cobourg Online Learning Centre Reopens September 22, 2020

Contact North | Contact Nord’s Cobourg Online Learning Centre
Reopened for On-Site Student Support Services


(COBOURG, ON) – Contact North I Contact Nord’s Cobourg online learning centre
reopened on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 and staff is providing on-site student support
services by appointment, including:

  • Information about available online programs and courses
  • Assistance with registration for your online program or course of choice and
    information on financial help
  • Free use of computer workstations and high-speed Internet access to complete your
    online courses
  • Free use of web conferencing and videoconferencing distance learning platforms to
    connect to and participate in your online programs and courses
  • Supervision of written and online exams and tests

« Contact North | Contact Nord’s top priority is the health and safety of students and staff
using the Cobourg online learning centre” stated Wendy Somerville, Online Learning
Recruitment Officer. “All necessary precautions were taken, including a deep cleaning of
the location, availability of hand sanitizer for students, and re-organization of the space to
provide for physical distancing. Key touch points in the location will be sanitized 4 times
daily to provide a safe and healthy environment for staff and students. »


As per the direction from the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit,
masks must be worn while on-site at the online learning centre.


Students wishing to use the online learning centre must make an appointment by calling
1-855-361-1421 or by sending an e-mail to northumberlanddurham@contactnorth.ca.


Contact North | Contact Nord staff continue to be available to support students virtually if
they do not wish to visit the online learning centre in-person, and can provide online study
options, information about available financial aid options and assistance with registration
via phone, e-mail, Zoom and Facebook Messenger.


The Cobourg online learning centre is one of 116 Contact North | Contact Nord
locations across Ontario that are gradually reopening to provide on-site services to
students.


The Cobourg online learning centre is located at 600 William Street, Room 160A in
Cobourg and serves residents in Northumberland County, Durham Region, Peterborough and
southern Kawartha Lakes.


For further information about the on-site services available, contact Wendy Somerville by email at northumberlanddurham@contactnorth.ca or by phone 1-855-361-1421.