Classes move to online until April 6


Gracie Terrall and Trenton Abrego

In a South Dakota Board of Regents press release, it was announced that public universities are temporarily moving to online classes starting March 23, with face-to-face classes resuming April 6.

“This is an evolving situation and the SDBOR will revisit the situation and communicate any changes in course delivery March 27,” an email from South Dakota State University’s COVID-19 Response Team said. 

Students who returned home for spring break are encouraged to stay home until classes resume. Students who were approved to return to campus during the extended break are also highly encouraged to return home to “limit exposure while engaging in classes online.” 

If necessary, students are still able to access their residence halls and pick up any items after filling out a housing request found here. Dining services are still open to students who choose to stay on campus. 

All university sponsored events and activities are still canceled until April 14.

If students have initial questions regarding online courses, the university has created a resource