URI suspends face-to-face classes on call campuses

KINGSTON, R.I (WLNE) – In a statement sent from URI, it was announced that face-to-face classes will be suspended for the remainder of the spring semester.

Amid the growing concerns of coronavirus, classes will continue to be held remotely.

The university also said that given the current expectations about the duration of COVID-19 impacts, it is likely that summer courses also may need to be delivered online.

Final decisions about the delivery of the summer courses will be made soon according to the university.

URI is reminding students to not go to campus to remove any personal items from a dorm building until further guidance is available to schedule pick-up times.

URI’s housing and dining operations will remain open for students who need to stay on campus for personal or family reasons.

A decision on the shool’s graduation commencement schedule for May 16 and 17,  regarding if it will be in-person will be made not later than March 24th according to the school.

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