Academic Affairs Response to COVID-19

AD-HOC ACADEMIC CONTINUITY COMMITTEE

SUMMARY OF POLICIES, PROCEDURES, AND GUIDELINES

 

FAQs for faculty       FAQs for students

The ad-hoc Academic Continuity Committee was formed through a resolution approved by Faculty Senate on March 9, 2020. The committee was established to create temporary policies, procedures, and guidelines in Academic Affairs due to Covid-19. Committee membership was carefully chosen to represent faculty and administration, and the underlying philosophy of the work and outcomes is to be reasonable, flexible, and equitable. Below is a summary of all policies, procedures, and guidelines. 

 

TEMPORARY POLICY GUIDELINES

 

REVISED GRADING OPTIONS AND NEW SEMESTER DEADLINES (Spring 2020)

TRANSCRIPT NOTATION (Spring 2020)

Due to the significant semester disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, which may have impacted academic performance, the Ad-Hoc Academic Continuity Committee has recommended that the following notation be placed on transcripts for the Spring 2020 semester:

Significant disruption due to COVID19 pandemic

SUMMER COURSES (2020)

Courses originally scheduled to be offered face-to-face in Intersession, Summer I and Summer II will still be coded as “traditional” although delivery will be remote. These will be annotated as “remote course” in the course schedule instead of having a building name and room name.  Remote courses will not incur a distance learning fee. A decision on Summer III is forthcoming. Additional guidelines for summer courses are also forthcoming. 

 

PRINCIPLES AND APPLICATION OF TEMPORARY POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR SUMMER AND FALL 2020 

 

STUDENT-ORIENTED ISSUES  FAQs for students

For help with technology or tips for succeeding in your remote courses, please see  KEEP ON LEARNING

 

FACULTY-ORIENTED ISSUES  FAQs for faculty

For help with technology or tips for succeeding in your remote courses, please see KEEP ON TEACHING

 

Provost Office Communications - COVID-19