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In accordance with the press conference held today by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, please note that: 

  • CLASSES: WAU will cancel classes Monday & Tuesday (March 16th & March 17th), 2020 to provide time for all faculty to prepare for on-line instruction through our WAU D2L student learning platform;

  • LEARNING: Effective Wednesday (March 18th, 2020) - All classes will be taught through the D2L student learning platform through Friday, April 3rd, 2020 - after which the need to continue exclusive use of distance learning for the duration of the semester will be determined. 

  • EVENTS: Until further notice, approved events as planned for 250 or more people will be canceled (i.e., Convocation, Alumni Weekend, Service Day)

  • ATHLETICS: WAU Athletic events are canceled (i.e., Softball, Acro Airs)

  • WAU OPEN CAMPUS: Residence Halls. Dining Hall and Campus remain open with standard work and service schedules;

  • MUSIC TOUR: WAU New York Concert Tour is canceled.

  • HEALTH CARE CLINICALS:  Nursing & Medical Imaging clinicals and instructions for skill mastery will continue per hospital approval and program protocol.

Please continue to check your WAU email and/or our WAU website for updates as we join together to ensure not only a strong end to our Spring 2020 Semester but prayerfully invite healing in our land (Isaiah 53:3).

Cheryl H. Kisunzu
Washington Adventist University

On the page you'll find links to the CDC, Montgomery County, DC and State of Maryland responses. You'll also find video of Montgomery County Health and Human Services report to the Montgomery County Council.
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