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RIT moving to 'alternative methods' of hosting class after extended spring break

RIT moving to 'alternative methods' of hosting class after extended spring break Photo: RIT.

WHECTV
Updated: March 11, 2020 10:21 PM
Created: March 11, 2020 09:37 PM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — The Rochester Institute of Technology announced several steps to try and mitigate the potential spread of coronavirus.

RIT says it still has no confirmed cases on its campus, but the following changes are being made out of caution.

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  • Spring break was extended through Sunday, March 22. No classes will be held, but campus will be open.
  • Starting Monday, March 23, all classes will take place via alternative methods until further notice.
  • All residence halls will remain open.
  • Campus services will be available but may be modified.
  • No new nonessential gatherings and meetings on campus will be scheduled.
  • Nonessential international and domestic business travel is prohibited for faculty and staff until further notice.
  • Faculty and staff are expected to report to campus.
  • All current student employees who wish to return to campus will have work available.

RIT has created an area on its website for information about coronavirus.


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