COVID-19 Update: Out-of-State Travel, Summer Sessions and Summer Camps
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The University of Arkansas is extending its suspension of out-of-state travel, canceling all summer camps and shifting the first session and intersession of summer classes online in an effort to continue to protect the U of A community as the COVID-19 outbreak continues.
The best source for additional information and the latest news and updates regarding COVID-19's impact to campus is the university's Coronavirus Update site.
The suspension of all university-sponsored out-of-state travel — both domestic and international — has been extended to June 1. Additionally, all university-sanctioned and coordinated summer and August intersession study abroad programs have been canceled.
SUMMER SCHOOL SESSIONS
All summer school sessions will be taught remotely and online until Summer Session II begins June 29, 2020.
Departments have developed learning solutions to ensure students have the access and instruction needed to meet all requirements for lab classes. Please contact your instructor for specific information.
All university summer camps are canceled through August 2020. Other on-site campus events are canceled until further notice as well.
About the University of Arkansas: The University of Arkansas provides an internationally competitive education for undergraduate and graduate students in more than 200 academic programs. The university contributes new knowledge, economic development, basic and applied research, and creative activity while also providing service to academic and professional disciplines. The Carnegie Foundation classifies the University of Arkansas among fewer than 3 percent of colleges and universities in America that have the highest level of research activity. U.S. News & World Report ranks the University of Arkansas among its top American public research universities. Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas comprises 10 colleges and schools and maintains a low student-to-faculty ratio that promotes personal attention and close mentoring.
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Lisa M. Corrigan, professor of communication, will give the first of four lectures focusing on racism, social justice, and policing hosted by the Pryor Center. It will be at 6 p.m. Thursday.
Douglas Terrier, chief technologist for NASA, will discuss space technologies at 11:30 a.m. CDT Sept. 23. U of A students will have access to hear the discussion through the university's Rome Center.
Mary Gentile, author of Giving Voice to Values, will speak via Zoom at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29, as part of the Let's Talk About Integrity and Race program.
Carl Smith will be a visiting professor at the University of Sheffield School of Architecture. He was also awarded the 2020 Green Medal Sustainability Award by Garden Communicators International.
University of Arkansas Greek Life will offer a variety of programs and activities to inform the Greek community on the dangers of hazing.