10 THINGS FOR KENT STATE STUDENTS TO KNOW ABOUT THE FALL 2020 SEMESTER

EVERYONE ON A KENT STATE CAMPUS MUST ADHERE TO THE FLASHES SAFE SEVEN PRINCIPLES TO HELP CREATE THE SAFEST ENVIRONMENT POSSIBLE
  • Always wear your face covering.
  • Wash your hands frequently.
  • Clean and sanitize.
  • Stay at least 6 feet apart.
  • Monitor your health every day.
  • Have questions? Reach out.
  • Flashes take care of Flashes.

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE FLASHES SAFE SEVEN

FACE COVERINGS MUST BE WORN ON CAMPUS
EVERY STUDENT WILL RECEIVE A FLASHES TAKE CARE OF FLASHES WELCOME KIT

All students taking face-to-face classes or working or visiting a Kent State University campus will receive a Flashes Take Care of Flashes Welcome Kit that provides all of the safety essentials.

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STUDENTS MUST SIGN THE KSU STUDENT PLEDGE
MANY CLASSES WILL BE HELD REMOTELY, WHILE OTHERS WILL BE IN PERSON

The number of in-person courses is dependent on how we are able to best use our campus classrooms and learning spaces in accordance with physical distancing guidelines set forth by the state, while prioritizing those courses where curriculum dictates in-person learning.

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RESTROOMS AND CLASSROOMS WILL BE DEEP CLEANED TWICE DAILY

Restrooms and classrooms will be deep cleaned twice daily by custodial staff using Environmental Protection Agency-approved disinfectants for killing the coronavirus. Custodians will also clean touch points frequently throughout their shifts.

Learn more about cleaning practices

PHYSICAL DISTANCING WILL BE PRIORITIZED
THE ACADEMIC CALENDAR HAS CHANGED

Fall Break has been eliminated, no classes will be held during Thanksgiving week, and classes will move to fully remote instruction for the two remaining weeks after Thanksgiving to reduce the amount of travel to and from campus.

Read more about the Academic Calendar updates

THE UNIVERSITY IS COORDINATING WITH LOCAL HEALTH OFFICIALS

The university is coordinating with local health officials and is prepared to respond with contact tracing, testing and quarantine/isolation plans. We have established a COVID Response Team to manage and trace the effects of the coronavirus on all Kent State campuses.

Learn more about the COVID Response Team

AVOID NON-ESSENTIAL TRAVEL AND LARGE GATHERINGS FOR 14 DAYS BEFORE COMING TO CAMPUS

 

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Posted by Kent State University on Tuesday, August 18, 2020