KU estimates roughly one-third of its courses will be in-person, one-third will be fully online, and one-third will be a hybrid of both. The fall semester's full schedule will be released at 7 a.m. on Aug. 3.
Chancellor Douglas Girod announced Wednesday the commencement ceremony for 2020 graduates has been furthered delayed for spring 2021. A date has yet to be determined.
Douglas County added 46 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus since Wednesday, local health officials said Friday. The county now has 588 confirmed cases and two reported deaths, according to Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health.
KU leadership provided a breakdown Thursday of what the 26% loss of its general operating budget will affect. If students don't return for in-person instruction, KU leadership anticipates “the shortfall will increase significantly.”
These are the first coronavirus-related deaths in Douglas County since the pandemic began. The county has 542 confirmed cases of COVID-19.
Students, staff and faculty members at the University of Kansas will have access to a new digital collaboration platform, called Jayhawk Cloud, in the upcoming fall semester, KU leadership said Wednesday.
The University of Kansas' enrollment system is down this week as the registrar's office makes schedule changes to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in the fall. Enroll & Pay's full functionality will return 7 a.m. on Aug. 3.
Douglas County added 32 confirmed cases of the coronavirus over the weekend, bringing the county case total above 500, local health officials said Monday.
University of Kansas administrators hosted a virtual town hall Thursday morning for international students, discussing concerns surrounding COVID-19 and student visas.
Douglas County added 12 confirmed cases of the coronavirus Friday, according to Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health. There are now at least 494 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Douglas County.
Starbucks locations will open Aug. 20 across the University of Kansas campus. KU's contract with their previous supplier, the Roasterie, ended June 30.
The KU Memorial Union corporation saw a revenue loss of approximately $11 million. Without any sales, the Union was unable to afford paying its approximately 1,000 workers.
KU leadership shared Wednesday it will roll out widespread community testing to see the spread of the virus before campus opens. The specific details of the plan — like how and when KU plans to distribute it — are unclear.
The Ombuds Office at the University of Kansas is offering virtual walk-in hours to students, faculty and staff to join a discussion based on empathy.
Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health is asking individuals who recently attended Bullwinkles Bar to monitor for symptoms of the coronavirus.
Douglas County will be extending phase three of its reopening plan for an additional two weeks. The county was set originally to start a phase out by June 22, but extended after an increase in COVID-19 cases.