University of Toledo cancels on-campus instruction through March 30 due to coronavirus concerns

TOLEDO, Ohio – The University of Toledo canceled classes on Monday and Tuesday and will only have classes online until March 30 due to concerns about the coronavirus, school officials said.

A state of emergency has been declared in Ohio as three cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in the state.

Toledo students are currently on the spring break. Classes on Monday (March 16) and Tuesday (March 17) were also canceled, according to the university.

All courses will resume on Wednesday (March 18) with long-distance delivery, school officials said.

Classes on campus were canceled until March 30th. Faculty members are expected to contact students by email or blackboard to advise on how lessons will be continued.

Other school changes:

The university will remain open, including dormitories, libraries, leisure centers and canteens, officials said. Researchers can continue working in their laboratories.

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However, students are encouraged to take preventive measures, including social distancing.

Toledo has suspended all domestic and international travel for the remainder of the fiscal year, which ends June 30th. Necessary travel must be approved in advance by the employee’s supervisor and the president, chief officer or CFO.

All campus events with an expected attendance of 100 or more people have been canceled through April 30th, including the preview day on March 28th and the university’s state speech scheduled for April 7th.

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