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Duke cancels in-person undergraduate classes for remainder of Spring semester

Abele Quad on March 12
Abele Quad on March 12

All undergraduate classes will take place online for the rest of the Spring semester, Vice President for Administration Kyle Cavanaugh wrote in an email Friday afternoon.

"Classes will not take place on the Duke campuses and, with rare exception, students will be required to vacate campus housing and return home to complete their academic requirements through the remote teaching and learning that will begin on March 23 for undergraduates," he wrote in an email to the Duke community.

Duke's Keep Learning website clarified that faculty will be teaching classes remotely for the remainder of the semester and are being trained in online course delivery.

The announcement came in the same email that Cavanaugh announced a ban on University-sponsored events through May 7 and additional restrictions to building access on campus. Duke canceled residential activities for the remainder of the semester March 12.

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