COVID-19 Update: All Summer Sessions Shifting Online Through Summer II

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The University of Arkansas is extending its shift to remote coursework for all summer school sessions through Aug. 3 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.

Including the May intersession (May 11-22), all summer school sessions through Aug. 3 will be taught remotely. Those sessions will include:

  • Summer Session I (May 26 – June 26)
  • Summer Session II (June 29 – Aug. 3)
  • Ten-Week Session (May 26 – July 31)
  • Eight-Week Session (May 26 ­– July 16). 

ONLINE RESOURCES

For the remainder of the spring semester and into this summer, the Center for Learning and Student Success (CLASS+) in the Office of Student Success will provide tutoring, writing support and academic coaching through online chat and by appointment via the CLASS+ website.

The library on campus is closed until further notice, however remote access to library resources and other online research materials is available. Students can also use a 24/7 chat service through the library website as well.

Additionally, the libraries are suspending overdue fees and extending all regular 16-week loans to be due in September.

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.

Contacts

John F. Thomas, manager of university communications
University Relations
479-871-7620, jfthomas@uark.edu

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