Breaking News
More () »

Baylor University extends spring break due to coronavirus concerns

After spring break, classes will be taught online from March 23-April 3.

WACO, Texas — Baylor University has extended spring break to March 20 to take precautions for the coronavirus. After spring break, from March 23-April 3, classes will be taught online.

According to a press release from Baylor University, residence halls, designated dining facilities, libraries, the SLC & SUB will stay open and students have been asked students to select housing locations where they are safest.

All student meetings and activities are cancelled for the next three weeks and events, conferences and large gatherings through the end of the semester will be reviewed by the COVID-19 Task Force

According to the release, outside of course instruction faculty and staff are expected to continue normal work schedules.

All international travel for students, faculty & staff has been suspended through March 31.

Baylor's School of Education also announced that all clinical in-school experiences for the week of March 16th would be cancelled. That decision included internships and student teaching experiences.

For more details, you can visit the Baylor COVID-19 website.

Popular on KCENTV.com:

Coronavirus live updates: WHO classifies coronavirus as a pandemic, Trump to address nation

Salado couple among those quarantined in California from Grand Princess cruise ship

Traffic signal cabinet completely destroyed at 18th and Colcord in Waco, requires total repair

Before You Leave, Check This Out