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Wednesday, March 18, 2020

The University of Iowa announced that it is suspending face-to-face instruction for the rest of the spring semester, the start of virtual instruction is delayed by one week, and spring commencement ceremonies are canceled. First and foremost, our desire is to curb the spread of this virus and to maintain the health and safety of our students, faculty, and staff. We realize this is a very unusual situation and that you may have many questions and concerns. Your primary resource is the university’s COVID-19 website. You can also find Tippie-specific frequently asked questions on our FAQ website

  • Classes will now resume Monday, March 30, and will be conducted virtually through the rest of the spring semester (Exception: PMBA, BAPT, OMBA and EMBA classes will remain on the prior schedule).
  • Buildings will be locked. Individuals with prox cards will be able to get into the building only to briefly pick up necessary materials. 
  • Faculty will be permitted to get into the building to record their lectures. These must be scheduled.
  • UI will close its market places and most residence halls and on-campus housing starting Thursday, March 19. Procedures on move-out will be emailed and published on the University Housing & Dining website
  • UI Libraries are closed though online resources and virtual librarian reference consultations are still available.
  • All other UI events will likewise be canceled, postponed, or conducted virtually for the remainder of the spring semester.