Area colleges continuing online-only instruction for rest of spring semester

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Posted at 10:02 PM, Mar 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-18 15:06:46-04

BALTIMORE — Morgan State University is officially ending face-to-face instruction for the remainder of the semester and will postpone the 2020 Spring graduation, due to the rising spread of COVID-19.

In addition to the extension of remote learning, the university is asking all students to vacate the school ground and return home for the rest of the semester.

The plan for remote instruction was originally planned for two weeks.

According to President David Wilson, students who are away on spring break should not return and can make arrangements with the Office of Residence Life to schedule a time to collect their belongings from their room.

Graduating seniors will informed in the coming weeks and months to come about their ceremony. Those who completed graduation requirements will receive their degree in the mail.

Loyola University also will now continue online-only instruction through the end of the spring semester.

No classes will be offered between March 11-March 17. Classes will be offered online beginning Wednesday, March 18.

Existing online courses are continuing uninterrupted. All residence halls closed on Friday, March 13, at noon. The University remains open, and employees should report as scheduled.

Goucher College is transitioning to online-only instruction for the remainder of the semester.