LINCOLN, Neb. — Both the University of Nebraska-Omaha and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln announced major changes to class schedules due to COVID-19 concerns.
The University of Nebraska – Lincoln announced late Thursday that classes will not meet next week, going into Spring Break. After the break, instruction will move to online learning only. Classes will not meet March 16-20. The University announced that starting March 30th, classes will be taught online for the duration of the spring semester.
UNL officials say the move is meant to protect the campus and community from the spread of COVID-19. However, the university facilities will remain open.
Classes will continue as normal through Friday, March 13. After that, classes will move into ‘remote teaching and learning mode’.
Spring break will begin earlier than usual, according to the University, starting Saturday March 14 and extending through Sunday, March 29.
If students don’t have wireless access, UNO says they may apply for a limited number of UNO laptops and use the wireless internet on campus.