UWM to offer online, alternate instruction for remainder of spring semester
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee announced Wednesday that it would extend online or alternative delivery of instruction from Monday, March 30, to the end of the spring semester.
The announcement came a day after Gov. Tony Evers issued an emergency order allowing universities to continue instruction and operations but prohibiting gatherings of 10 or more people in a single room or enclosed space. The university had previously said it would provide online or alternate delivery of instruction from March 30 to April 10. Students are on an extended spring break until March 29.
The university also began strictly limiting most onsite, non-essential operations at all three campuses, including closing most offices and services that were open to walk-in traffic and having staff provide services remotely when they are able. The campuses are not closed, and employees continue to provide critical in-person services, such as caring for students living in residence halls on the Milwaukee campus and maintaining academic research operations.
Academic buildings have been locked and are now accessible only to individuals with keys or other access to unlock the building. Other buildings that are closed include the UWM Student Union and the Klotsche Center, along with all athletics practice and training areas.
A decision on spring commencement is expected soon.
For the latest information on planning at UWM, please see our coronavirus website.
- WI Daily: Wisconsin Reports Biggest One-Day COVID-19 Case Increase - Jeramey Jannene - Jul 4th, 2020
- Beware of Contact Tracing Scams - Bridgit Bowden - Jul 4th, 2020
- WI Daily: COVID-19 Spread Keeps Accelerating in Wisconsin - Jeramey Jannene - Jul 3rd, 2020
- Milwaukee Moves Backward In Fight Against COVID-19 - Jeramey Jannene - Jul 3rd, 2020
- State Unemployment Insurance System Failing Many - Bram Sable-Smith - Jul 3rd, 2020
- Racial Disparities Found in Safer-At-Home Arrests - Edgar Mendez - Jul 3rd, 2020
- Johnson Discusses Small Business Recovery at Axios Virtual Event - U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson - Jul 3rd, 2020
- The City of Milwaukee Phase 4 Assessment Update - City of Milwaukee Health Department - Jul 3rd, 2020
- WI Daily: 14-Day Positive Case Rate Continues Upward Climb - Jeramey Jannene - Jul 2nd, 2020
- City Hall: What Should Or Shouldn’t Be in Milwaukee Mask Mandate? - Jeramey Jannene - Jul 2nd, 2020
Read more about Coronavirus Pandemic here