Saginaw Valley State University has announced the suspension of in-person instruction with classes moving online due to coronavirus. University President Donald Bachand sent an email late Wednesday afternoon, notifying students that in-person instruction will be suspended starting March 16, through at least Friday, April 17. All instructors will contact students no later than March 18, to provide further information about course delivery.
SVSU is also suspending all university sponsored international travel through at least June 30. Personal international travel by staff, faculty and students is also strongly discouraged as is domestic air travel.
On Thursday, SVSU announced it is canceling all large gatherings of 50 or more people through Friday, April 17. This includes all public events and any classes that include 50 or more students. Students in such classes were advised to contact their instructor for any special instructions. Registered Student Organizations or other groups that would typically draw 50 or more people have been told they should make alternate arrangements