BGSU's COVID-19 temporary online learning window

March 12, 2020

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff,

We continue our response to slow the spread of novel coronavirus. As previously communicated, upon the recommendation from Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, we are moving face-to-face classes toward temporary online learning starting March 23 to April 6, after our scheduled Spring Break.

This is a rapidly evolving situation, and we are actively evaluating our online learning window. While other institutions have extended their online periods, we are mindful of varying academic calendars and remain hopeful that we can return to face-to-face class offerings. We will continue to make decisions in the best interests of our community.

This afternoon, Ohio Gov. DeWine also announced the closing of Ohio K-12 public and private schools for three weeks, which aligns with our temporary online window. We acknowledge that this decision impacts our faculty and staff, and we continue to actively work on a solution. We plan to communicate more as this situation evolves.

We are in this together — your health and safety remain the University's top priority.


Regards,

Rodney K. Rogers

Rodney K. Rogers, Ph.D.
President