HARRISONBURG, Va. – UPDATE
JMU leaders announced on Wednesday that online instruction has been extended through the remainder of the spring semester.
All events are canceled on campus through May 15, regardless of size.
Spring commencement ceremonies have been postponed. University leaders say degrees will be conferred on time in May and diplomas will be mailed this summer, in accordance with the standard university process.
All on-campus residents will need to move out by March 29 or apply to stay. The university will offer refunds for housing and unused dining plans.
Message from President Alger: "I write today with important updates regarding keeping classes online through the end of the semester, closing the residence halls (with very limited exceptions) and issuing refunds, and postponing Spring Commencement ceremonies." (1/4)— JMU (@JMU) March 18, 2020
Another local university is adjusting operations during the new coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.