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    Coronavirus Information
    Transitioning from the classroom to remote learning

    What students need to know about transitioning from the classroom to remote learning due to the coronavirus.


Coronavirus Update

Based on evolving federal guidance and statewide mitigation plans announced by Gov. Tom Wolf around the growing coronavirus pandemic and the global efforts underway to stop its spread, Penn State has extended the remote-delivery period for all classes through at least the spring semester.

This website will serve as the hub of information for Penn State students who have questions about how the outbreak will affect continued studies. Please review the following frequently asked questions and answers about transitioning from the classroom to remote learning.

Penn State health and safety officials continue to monitor the global outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a new strain of coronavirus. For the most recent updates, visit the Penn State Coronavirus Information website.

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