Texas A&M cancels classes through March 20, classes to resume online March 23

Texas A&M cancels classes through March 20, classes to resume online March 23
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COLLEGE STATION, Texas (KLTV) - From Texas A&M University:

March 12 Update:

Classes are canceled for the full week of March 16-20. This time will enable faculty, staff and student leaders to continue coordinated planning for the remainder of the semester.

Classes will resume online only March 23 – April 28 (the last day of classes).

The university will remain open to faculty, staff and students who choose to be on campus.

A determination will be made in the coming weeks about the ability to hold final exams in person, as well as commencement.

University leadership will advise faculty members on all protocols in the days to come, and will provide direction to individual classes before resuming classes on March 23.

No undergraduate students will be required to be physically on campus but students are permitted to be on campus for services and facility usage in line with meetings cap numbers as outlined below. Graduate and professional students should contact their respective programs for guidance.

Students conducting clinical activities should consult your respective program leadership for guidance.

Hotline: The Department of State Health Services has opened a hotline at 1-877-570-9779. Questions can be emailed to coronavirus@dshs.texas.gov.

Please consult the Texas A&M COVID-19 page for regular updates.

Thank you for your input, suggestions and patience as we work together through these developments with the mission of taking care of each other.

For the few students required to be in self-isolation, faculty are encouraged to assist them with virtual or online options to accommodate their ability to keep pace with the class.

Carol A. Fierke Texas A&M University Provost and Executive Vice President

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