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President Martha E. Pollack shared her thoughts March 17 on the many challenges Cornellians are facing around the world due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Faculty members are developing innovative solutions as they prepare for the shift to online instruction April 6.

From booking flights home to moving belongings into storage, Cornell students are helping classmates cope with disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

To help the public make sense of the coronavirus outbreak, Cornell experts have weighed in on a wide range of issues.

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.

In a message to the community, Cornell President Martha E. Pollack responded to questions students had raised following the decision to switch to virtual instruction.

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.

Cornell announced enhanced international travel and event policies, approved by President Martha E. Pollack, including guidance for the upcoming spring break.