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In-Person Classes at UT-Martin Convert to Online This Week

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ARTIN - The University of Tennessee system has created the policies concerning the COVID-19 virus.

The University of Tennessee at Martin has no known cases of the virus, however, the school is converting to online classes for three weeks.

Here is some of the information from the university’s website.

Cleaning: The university is disinfecting high-touch campus areas during each work shift or three times daily, including all computer labs.

Academics

Classes: In-person classes will not be held through April 3 but will be conducted online. Students who do not have computer access should contact local libraries for possible use of technology resources.

Nursing clinicals: All nursing clinicals are cancelled.

Student teaching: Contact the Department of Educational Studies for more information.

Vet Tech mandatory labs: Alternate plans are being determined for these mandatory labs.

Advising and Registration: Advising is scheduled April 6-9; registration begins the following week.

Events

All in-person events are cancelled through April 5. All intercollegiate spring sports are cancelled through spring semester. Decisions about other key university events will be made as more information is available.

Prospective Student Tours: Prospective student tours are suspended through April 3.

Spring Preview Day: Spring Preview Day scheduled for Saturday, April 4, is cancelled.

Food Services

Dining Services: Limited food service featuring a varied menu will be available for students through this period.

Housing

Residence Halls: Students who can return to their permanent homes during this period should do so if possible. Students who cannot return home must complete an exception form.

Services

Boling University Center: The Boling University Center will open to accommodate dining services for students but will not host meetings or events at this time. Skyhawk Dining Hall hours will be posted later.

Testing Center: The Testing Center will not conduct testing March 16-April 5.

Perry Children’s Center: The Perry Children’s Center is closed through April 5.

Student Health and Counseling: Current students may use Student Health and Counseling services while in-person classes are suspended.

Student Recreation Center: The Student Recreation Center is closed through April 5 and will reopen April 6 or when students return to campus.

Online Visitor Parking Passes: Online visitor parking passes will not be issued again until April 5.

Student Workers

Essential Workers: Students may work if duties are deemed “essential” by their supervisors and the appropriate vice chancellor. Otherwise, students may not report for work through April 5.

Work-Study: Work-Study students will continue to be paid. Check with supervisors for more information.

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