Covid-19 University Updates

· Covid-19 University Updates

Maggio announces COVID-19 Grading Policy

To: Faculty, Staff and Students:

As Northwestern continues to assist and support students in every way possible to progress and succeed academically during these challenging times, the university has created a revised grading policy for the Spring, 2020, semester.

Students have provided extensive information and input related to the impact of the pandemic on their classes and […]

Update – March 20, 2020: On-campus students encouraged to return home

Campus Update, Friday, March 20, 2020

 To help flatten the transmission curve of coronavirus, we announced earlier this week that we will continue the online and other alternative delivery of courses for the remainder of the spring semester.

Beginning Monday, March 23, most of our campus faculty and staff will begin working remotely.

Today, we are announcing that […]

03/18/2020

Dear Faculty and Staff:

Good afternoon.  Every day continues to be eventful for campuses across the state.  We anticipate still more adjustments as the situation with the coronavirus continues to evolve.  I am confident our Northwestern State Family will continue to respond proactively to whatever conditions we face.

I continue to be inspired by how our […]

Modified operations will begin March 23

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University will operate under modified conditions beginning Monday, March 23.  Most personnel have been directed to work remotely from their homes as the university, along with sister schools in the University of Louisiana System, implement increased preventive measures to contain the spread of COVID-19.

“Every day continues to be eventful for campuses […]

Update – March 18, 2020: NSU employees will work remotely beginning March 23

NSU President Dr. Chris Maggio provided the following update.

Dear Faculty and Staff:

Good afternoon.  Every day continues to be eventful for campuses across the state.  We anticipate still more adjustments as the situation with the coronavirus continues to evolve.  I am confident our Northwestern State Family will continue to respond proactively to whatever conditions we face.

I […]

03/16/2020

In response to new directives from Gov. John Bel Edwards today, Northwestern will not allow gatherings of more than 50 participants on its campuses in the weeks ahead. As of today, all events in the Student Union Building have been canceled through April 15.

03/15/2020

It is important to adhere to all directives in the proclamation and especially critical for NSU personnel and other state employees to be aware of and comply with provisions in Sections 7 and 8 that deal with travel and leave.

03/14/2020

Northwestern State University suspended all in-person classes effective at the end of the day Friday, March 13. Currently, we are transitioning to online instruction and other remote learning alternatives set to begin on Thursday, March 19.