The implications of COVID-19 are far reaching. Institutions are moving quickly to establish new practices and policy exceptions around their actions to move courses and services online or to other remote delivery for the foreseeable future. Below are resources to help you navigate this situation with new items marked as NEW.
Voluntary guidance providing general parameters to follow when implementing practice and policy changes
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Case studies on handling campus-based medical outbreaks.
The following resources provide timely information:
A discussion of the registrars role as institutions manage this crisis.
Get a glimpse into the public safety and emergency response world.
Preparing for COVID-19
FERPA & COVID-19 March 12, 2020
FERPA & Virtual Learning March 2020
Information for Accrediting Agencies Regarding Temporary Flexibilities Provided to Coronavirus Impacted Institutions or Accrediting Agencies March 17, 2020
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Potential Procedural Adaptations for F and M Nonimmigrant Students March 9, 2020
Getting your workplace ready for COVID-19
Lessons learned from three weeks of mandatory telework.
Resources and guidance for strained professionals.
Education Dept. will implement the suspension by April 10. The benefits will apply retroactively to March 13 and borrowers can obtain a refund of any payments since then if they want.
Regulations would emphasize demonstrated learning over seat time, and define "regular and substantive" interaction between students and instructors, among other things.