PENNSYLVANIA, USA — Colleges across the United States and right here in Pennsylvania are taking the next steps to try and prevent their students and faculty from getting sick.
Amid the coronavirus break out, more than a handful of colleges in Pennsylvania are making adjustments to their Spring semester.
Gettysburg College sent out an email to the campus saying, classes are slated to resume on March 23, whether online or in person. This extra week will allow administrators to better understand the virus outbreak and puts them in the best possible position to restart classes on March 23.
West Chester wrote in a letter to the school's students, parents, faculty, and staff, the university said it will "move to alternate modes of instruction" for the remainder of the spring semester. Faculty will use the next two weeks to prepare their courses for remote delivery before classes resume on March 30, the letter said. West Chester said it will also switch to remote advising and registration for summer and fall terms.