UW-River Falls plans for fall 2020 course delivery

May 14, 2020 - To the greatest extent possible, the University of Wisconsin-River Falls intends to return to in-person classes this fall. UW-River Falls is among hundreds of colleges across the country facing a time-sensitive decision on its approach to course delivery for fall semester. COVID-19 forced UWRF, as well as all UW System campuses, to shift its courses online in mid-March through the end of the spring semester.

With the health and safety of its students, faculty and employees a top priority, UWRF will follow city, county, state and federal guidelines in decisions regarding class size, health and safety protocols, campus living and dining and protections for vulnerable students, faculty and employees. The university’s fall 2020 back-to-class plan will also be subject to approval by the Pierce and St. Croix County public health departments.

Understanding that the COVID-19 pandemic is a fluid situation, UWRF will be prepared to modify plans to accommodate needs of students and instructors as the pandemic evolves. Formal decisions regarding plans for fall semester are not expected until early July.

To accommodate the hundreds of new students who’ve been admitted and registered for fall semester, UWRF has developed a virtual orientation which will serve to help them acclimate to campus and explore the vast resources the university has to offer.

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