WVU temporarily suspend classes as precaution against coronavirus

MORGANTOWN, WV (WOAY) – WVU President Gordon Gee announced that classes will be suspended the week of March 23-27, and beginning March 30, classes will be delivered online.

To mitigate the community spread of COVID-19, and to best protect our campuses and our communities after spring break, West Virginia University will be taking the following actions:

  1. WVU will suspend classes the week of March 23-27.
  2. Beginning Monday, March 30, class instruction will be delivered remotely via online or other alternative learning options.
  3. All other online only classes will continue as originally scheduled.
  4. Health Sciences students who are involved in clinical rotations and clinical work will receive further guidance from Health Sciences leadership and academic deans. Information about labs, testing and other items will also be provided.
  5. Students should remain home following spring break to receive instruction until WVU is confident that you can return to campus safely. Please refer to this checklist to determine what to take with you.
  6. Faculty will be receiving information from the Office of the Provost on next steps within the next few days.
  7. Students will receive instructions from their faculty on how to access instruction remotely.
  8. Our campuses will remain open and operational at this time. Additional information will be sent to faculty and staff within the next few days from Talent and Culture.
  9. University-related international travel has been suspended. Domestic travel is also suspended for all non-essential University-related business. For further information on travel instructions, visit the travel section of coronavirus.wvu.edu.
  10. If you must travel for professional or personal reasons, we ask that you voluntarily register your trip so that we may monitor our travel footprint and share critical information with you upon your return.
  11. If you currently live in a residence hall and would like to remain in Morgantown through spring break and beyond, we ask that you fill out the residence hall break housing form.


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