SU announces plans for fall 2020 semester

Southern University has released plans for the fall 2020 semester.
Southern University has released plans for the fall 2020 semester.(SU)
Updated: Jul. 20, 2020 at 9:27 PM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Southern University has announced plans for the upcoming fall 2020 semester as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

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According to the university, all students will have three options for classes:

  • Online
  • In-person
  • Hybrid

According to university officials, all online classes will be done through Moodle unless otherwise stated. For students taking in-person classes, the maximum occupancy is 15 students, at least a 50% decrease from normal class sizes.

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The university is also taking additional steps by requiring everyone to wear face coverings at all times, holding temperature checks at designated checkpoints, and providing all in-person classrooms with sanitation stations for students to use.

Students and faculty will have access to COVID-19 testing. For faculty, this can be done through CareSouth, health consultations, and medical treatment from Ochsner Health. Students will continue to receive the same services via the Student Health Center.

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