Columbia, Harvard, NYU, and other major US colleges and universities that have switched to remote classes and are telling students to move out of dorms to prevent the spread of the coronavirus

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Classes are being held online across the US to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Some universities across the country, like Rice, are shifting to virtual courses after a community member tested positive for the virus.
Here are all the major colleges and universities that have switched to remote courses so far.
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In an email shared with the Harvard University community on Tuesday, school president Larry Bacow announced that both he and his wife had tested positive for the coronavirus. Earlier that week, classes had resumed online. All students had to move out of their campus accommodations by March 15.

Source: CBS Boston, Harvard University

Cornell University is shifting to online courses beginning April 6, and instructing all students to move off-campus by March 29.

Source: Cornell Chronicle.

Yale University is shifting to remote classes after their spring break. It’s also asking students to stay home after the break.

Source: Yale

New York University (NYU) is holding classes remotely until at least March 27 and has instructed students that they must be moved out of campus housing by March 22.

Source: NYU Local, New York Post

Fordham University canceled classes on March 9 after a student with found with symptoms and was being tested, and a few faculty members and students had been exposed to the virus. Classes resumed on March 11 online.

Source: Fordham News

Columbia University in New York City moved classes online on March 11 through the remainder of the semester. On Sunday, March 16, it was announced that a member of the Columbia community had tested positive for the coronavirus. The university declined to say whether the infected person was located at the New York campus or an affiliate campus. The university encouraged students to evacuate their dorms by the 17th.

Source: The New York Times, The Columbia Daily Spectator

NY Governor Cuomo announced that all CUNY and SUNY classes will be moved online for the remainder of the spring semester.

Source: Governor Andrew Cuomo

Syracuse University shifted to online courses from March 13 until at least March 30. It’s also encouraging students to leave campus and stay home after spring break.

Source: Syracuse University

Notre Dame canceled all classes from March 16-20 and is switching over to online classes in lieu of in-person instruction beginning on March 23 through at least April 13.

Source: Notre Dame

Rutgers University is canceling courses from March 12 to the end of their spring break on March 22. Courses will resume virtually on March 23.

Source: Rutgers University

Ohio State University (OSU) is holding classes remotely beginning March 23, and are asking students to move off-campus by March 22.

Source: The Lantern

St. John’s University is holding classes virtually until March 27 and it asked all students to move out of their campus accommodations.

Source: New York Post

Princeton University will also hold classes virtually starting March 23, after its spring break.

Source: The New York Times, Princeton University

The University of Washington announced it will …read more

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