Kansas Universities Announce Move To Online Classes For Remainder Of Spring Semester

Mar 17, 2020

Three Kansas universities announced Monday that they'll be holding classes online for the rest of the semester.

Due to the coronavirus, Kansas State University, Wichita State University and Fort Hays State University will move all classes online when they return from spring break on March 30th. The University of Kansas followed suit on Tuesday.

Wichita State University will remain open and students can stay in the dorms, though they're being encouraged to move out.

Kansas State will close its dining centers and dorms on Friday. The school will email students with what they should do if they have nowhere else to stay. K-State says it's determining what it will do for students requesting refunds for their room and board.

KU announced Tuesday that all classes will be online until the end of the semester.

Stephan Bisaha reports on education and young adult life for the Kansas News Service. You can follow him on Twitter @SteveBisaha or email him at bisaha (at) kmuw (dot) org. The Kansas News Service is a collaboration of KCUR, Kansas Public Radio, KMUW and High Plains Public Radio focused on the health and well-being of Kansans, their communities and civic life.

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