WEST LIBERTY, March 16, 2020 — West Liberty University continues to monitor developments related to COVID-19. We are committed to the safety of our campus, our community and our country. Because this is a national emergency and the situation is highly fluid, please continue to check this news archive for updates and follow any instructions that you receive via email.
As of 4 p.m., Monday, March 16, updates include:
- All in-seat classes are postponed until at least April 6. Due to the fluid nature of the situation, this may change. Digital and alternate forms of instruction are now being implemented and are expected to be fully operational by Monday, March 23. NOTE: there is no change to regularly scheduled online classes.
- All facilities including the ASRC, the Student Wellness Center, tracks, fields, theater, art gallery and classrooms are closed and no one is permitted to use these facilities.
- Elbin Library is on reduced hours and will be open only from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday – Friday.
- All students should remain at home or return to their homes if they are on campus.
- Students who must stay due to travel restrictions or other issues, are to contact Marcella Snyder, executive director of Housing & Student Life to make arrangements as explained in the previous email sent on Friday, March 13. You must complete the form for extended stay found here.
Everyone is asked to stay informed by accessing the most accurate information issued by the official news site controlled by Media Relations or by the frequent email communications from the university. Updates will also be shared on Twitter and Facebook.
Please make sure you keep up to date with information being released by the CDC and the West Virginia Department of Health & Human Resources. Please follow best practices to keep you, our campus and your families safe.
Please direct all health-related questions to the state hotline: 1-800-887-4304.