Evangel University has extended their spring break by one week, and made other changes because of concerns involving the coronavirus.
Here is the information Evangel sent to faculty, staff, and students:
As Evangel continues to closely monitor the COVID-19 situation with priority for the safety of our students, faculty, and staff, the university has announced:
- ON CAMPUS: Students, faculty, and staff are on regular schedules through Friday, March 13. Students and faculty going on spring break should take essential items, including electronics, computers, books, notes, and medicines.
- SPRING BREAK: Spring break starts on the evening of Friday, March 13, and has been extended for a week for residential campuses. Spring break trips – both international and domestic – have been canceled.
- CLASSES AFTER SPRING BREAK:
- Adult online, graduate, and seminary classes will resume on Monday, March 23, unless otherwise noted.
- Campus undergraduate classes and James River College classes will resume Monday, March 30.
- Classes with other church partners that are online will resume on Monday, March 23.
- Details regarding seated church partner classes will be announced next week.
- CAMPUS DURING SPRING BREAK:
- Campus business offices will be open through the extended spring break. Staff assigned to campus should expect to work. Those with health risks, should see their supervisors to discuss working remotely.
- Campus activities scheduled during spring break will be canceled.
- Dorms will continue to be open. Food service will resume, as scheduled, on March 23.
- ATHLETICS: Evangel sports teams will suspend practice and play through the extended spring break.
- FACULTY & STAFF: Faculty and staff will follow regular schedules. Faculty will return to campus on Monday, March 23. Faculty will receive details about their return.
- FUTURE TRIPS: The situation is being monitored and will continue to be evaluated as the situation evolves.
- CAMPUS: Extra cleaning measures have been put in place, and students, faculty, and staff have been encouraged to follow best hygienic practices.