Archive: Academic Affairs Decisions Relating to the Covid-19 Pandemic

Listed below is a summary of actions Academic Affairs and the Ad-Hoc Continuity Committee took Spring 2020 through Summer 2021 where temporary policies, procedures, and guidelines were changed and/or created amidst the COVID-19 pandemic:

ACADEMIC YEAR 2020-21

Driving principles moving forward for Summer and Fall include the following:

  • Be reasonable, flexible, and equitable in all actions and decisions
  • Be strategic in all actions and decisions

STUDENT-ORIENTED ISSUES

ACADEMIC STANDING

FACULTY-ORIENTED ISSUES

SUMMER 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. There will be a small number of Summer III courses being taught on the Kent Campus and well as the Regional Campuses.

 

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

REVISED GRADING OPTIONS AND NEW SEMESTER DEADLINES (Spring 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