Cornell President Martha E. Pollack announced that all classes on the Ithaca campus will be suspended for three weeks effective March 13 at 5 p.m. Virtual instruction will begin April 6. Students are strongly encouraged to return to their permanent home residences as soon as feasible.
Cornell is embarking on an unprecedented effort to shift to online instruction for the rest of the semester following spring break – employing innovative measures to maximize learning and research while limiting the spread of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus disease.
President Martha E. Pollack announced that the university is moving to virtual instruction, and students are being asked to stay at their homes after spring break. In addition, new restrictions on travel, events and visitors have been implemented.