Alabama universities push spring break, switch to online classes in coronavirus response

Published 8:10 am Friday, March 13, 2020

Major universities and colleges across Alabama announced a switch to online classes limit the spread of the virus.

The University of Alabama announced that it was extending spring break until Match 30 in order to transition to online classes and that students should not return to campus. Troy University announced that it is switching to online classes until April 6.

Auburn University also instructed students not to return to campus after spring break. The school said it would transition to remote learning beginning March 10 and lasting through April 10.

University officials said they would determine later if students will return to the campus for the remaining weeks of the spring semester.