Auburn University will continue to use online classes for the remainder of the spring semester, according to an email from President Jay Gogue.
"The decision to transition all instruction to remote delivery was made to uphold the safety for all and support our students as they continue their academic journey," Gogue said in the email.
This comes a week after the University first announced it would not be resuming on-campus classes following spring break.
May commencement ceremonies have also been postponed due to University, state and federal recommendations against gathering in large groups.
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"Spring graduates will receive additional information about alternate commencement plans in the coming days," Gogue said. "Degrees will be conferred to students who meet graduation eligibility and will be mailed as usual."
Since students will not be finishing this semester on campus, the University said it is also planning to "provide prorated refunds for on-campus housing and dining plans."
Students who lived on campus this year and who need to get their belongings from campus will be contacted by University Housing, according to the email.
The class withdrawal date for students has also been moved back to April 24 to allow for "more flexible use" of the pass or fail grading system.
"Students should consult their academic advisors to understand the potential impacts of these changes on their academic progression," Gogue said.
The University also said that it has not made final decisions about plans for this summer.
"Final decisions regarding summer classes, programs and events will be made and communicated soon," Gogue said.
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