BOSTON — As the World Health Organization declares the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic, several Massachusetts colleges have decided to transition to online classes.
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- Online classes begin Friday, March 13 and will continue through the remainder of the semester.
Berklee College of Music:
- Classes and midterms will continue on campus through Friday, March 13.
- Online classes will begin Monday, March 23.
- All performances, events, visiting artists will be postponed, effective Saturday, March 14.
- Students asked not to return to campus following spring break.
- Students asked to leave dorms by Wednesday, March 18.
- No undergraduate or graduate classes the week of March 16 - 20 as the university and students prepare to move to remote, online classes.
- Online classes begin Monday, March 23 and will continue until at least Friday, April 3.
- Students must remain off-campus, but can return if necessary to retrieve important items until Tuesday, March 17, at 6:00 p.m.
- Classes will be taught online through the end of the semester, starting Thursday, March 19.
- Students must move out of their dorms starting Thursday, March 12 and be out by Sunday, March 15.
- Online classes begin Monday, March 16 and are expected to continue through Monday, April 13.
- Students are being asked not to return to campus following spring break.
- Residence halls and dining halls will remain open.
- All classes with more than 100 students will be taught online as of Monday, March 16.
- The last day of in-person classes - regardless of class size - will be March 20. Classes will move online for the remainder of the semester.
- The Passover and Spring Recess dates will be shifted to March 23-25, April 9-10, and April 15-16.
- All undergrads living on campus are asked not to return to campus after March 25.
- All in-person classes canceled, effective immediately.
- Spring break extended by one week through March 22. Students should not return to Milton or Plymouth campuses.
- Online classes begin Monday, March 23.
- Friday, March 13 will be the last day of in-person classes on campus.
- Online classes begin Monday, March 23 and continue through the end of the semester.
- Students may continue to live on campus.
- Dining halls will remain open, though some services may be impacted.
Fitchburg State University:
- All in-person classes have been canceled the week of March 16-20. Students are being asked to leave campus.
- Residence halls will be closed for the week.
Framingham State University:
- Classes have been canceled for the week following spring break. Classes will resume on Monday, March 30.
- Online classes expected to begin Monday, March 23.
- Students asked not to return to campus after spring break.
Massachusetts College of Art and Design:
- All campus activities suspended from March 16 - March 22.
- Students should not return to campus during spring break.
- Classes are expected to resume on Monday, March 23. A decision will be made on or before March 18.
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Science:
- Spring Break extended through March 22.
- Online classes will be conducted for the remainder of the semester.
- Clinical rotations will continue as scheduled.
- Residence Halls on the Boston campus will close.
- Students at the Worcester campus can decide if they want to stay or leave.
- All sponsored events are suspended.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology:
- All classes canceled for the week of Monday, March 16 - Friday, March 20. School officials will use the following week, which is spring break, to transition to online instruction.
- Online classes begin Monday, March 30 and will continue for the remainder of the semester.
- Undergraduates should not return to campus after spring break. Students must begin packing and leave their dorms no later than noon on Tuesday, March 17.
- Online classes begin Thursday, March 12.
- Students are not being asked to move out of residence halls.
- Spring break has been extended by two days.
- Online classes begin Wednesday, March 18.
- Campus will remain open for counseling, advising, and health and wellness.
- Students living on campus should make plans to move out.
- Online classes begin Wednesday, March 25 following spring break.
- Students who live on campus can remain on campus if they cannot make arrangements to go home.
- Spectators are prohibited from attending the remainder of winter sports events on campus. Spring sports will be canceled.
UMass - all campuses:
- Online classes begin Monday, March 16 and are expected to continue through at least Friday, April 3.
Wentworth Institute of Technology:
- Spring break extended through Wednesday, March 18.
- Online classes begin Thursday, March 19.
- Residence halls being closed for the remainder of the semester.
- Spring break extended through Sunday, March 22.
- Online classes begin on Monday, March 23 and will continue through the remainder of the spring semester.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute:
- Online classes will begin on March 25.
- Residence will be closed from March 16 through at least April 4.
- Students are being asked to leave campus.
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