Coronavirus (COVID-19) update: Message from Dean Chris Yip

Effective Tuesday March 17th, ECE will be closed to in-person traffic until further notice. Our office hours remain in effect: Monday – Friday 8:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and we are able to assist you by phone or email.


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