IU and Purdue suspend in-person classes for two weeks after spring break

first_img Pinterest Google+ By Tommie Lee – March 10, 2020 0 689 WhatsApp Facebook (Photo supplied/Indiana University) Face-to-face teaching in classrooms has been suspended at all Indiana University campuses, including IUSB, for two weeks after spring break.IU officials say there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 on any of their campuses. Two students have been diagnosed with a presumptive positives but are in isolation and have not returned to school.The University issued a statement Tuesday afternoon that said no classroom activity will take place following spring break March 16-20, with students returning to campus on April 6.The university-wide letter also offers guidelines to better protect students while traveling to domestic locations and at large events.IU Coronavirus Response Page.Likewise, students who attend Purdue University will have to take their courses online, after spring break, starting March 23, until the point that in-person instruction is allowed.A statement from President Daniels and Provost Akridge, read, in part:All faculty and staff should move their courses to online or alternative delivery before March 23 and should be prepared to continue as long as in-person instruction seems inadvisable (potentially through the end of the semester). To be clear, the campus will remain open after spring break. However, starting March 23, students must take their courses online. (Students in clinical programs, such as the DVM, will be contacted directly by their department.) As of Tuesday, March 10, there were no reported cases of COVID-19 on any Purdue campuses. IU and Purdue suspend in-person classes for two weeks after spring break Twitter Facebook CoronavirusIndianaLocalNationalNewsSouth Bend Market Google+ Pinterest Twitter Previous articleBeach Boys headed to New Buffalo this summerNext articleIntentional balloon releases condemned by South bend Common Council Tommie Lee WhatsApplast_img read more

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