MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — University of Minnesota President Joan Gabel is proposing to postpone dorm move-in at select campuses by at least two weeks, as well as start all classes online due to COVID-19 concerns.
The proposal will be considered by the University’s Board of Regents during a special meeting Monday morning.READ MORE: Good Question: How Do Trees Know When To Bloom?
Gabel says delaying move-in dates for university housing on the Twin Cities, Duluth and Rochester campuses will provide additional time needed to evaluate new and emerging federal testing guidance.READ MORE: Minnesota Companies Mining Gold From Nostalgia For Decades Gone By
The proposal also calls for undergraduate courses to start online for at least two weeks with some limited exceptions.MORE NEWS: After Her Kids Were Hacked, Cybersecurity Engineer Writes Children's Book
The University’s Board of Regents will need to approve the proposal before it’s official. Learn more here.