UCLA, UCSB, Chapman And Pepperdine Take Action As Coronavirus Shut-Downs Continue
Amid coronavirus fears, UCLA, UCSB, Chapman and Pepperdine have taken action to move students out of classrooms or off campus altogether.
UCLA and UCSB announced yesterday that they are suspending in-person classes, effective immediately. Chapman made the same announcement today.
Important update: UCLA is suspending in-person classes, offering final exams remotely starting Wed 3/10 through 4/10.— UCLA (@UCLA) March 10, 2020
Large conferences and @UCLAAthletics guidelines also changing.
No confirmed UCLA cases of #coronavirus #COVID19 at this time.
Details: https://t.co/S3cqoVUMGh pic.twitter.com/Db8AmX8ZdY
BREAKING: UCSB just announced that it will be “transitioning to remote instruction” for the rest of Winter Quarter and the beginning of Spring Quarter “through at least the end of April” to mitigate the spread of coronavirus in the area.https://t.co/PRFxeZLDuc pic.twitter.com/RNwBpV8CJl— Daily Nexus (@dailynexus) March 10, 2020
Pepperdine took it one step further, announcing today that in addition to moving classes online they are asking residential students to move out of on-campus housing by 3:00 p.m. on March 15.