TSU & Coronavirus FAQs

(Please note that this is a constantly evolving situation; we will update questions and answers as quickly as possible as conditions change.)

Are there any confirmed cases of COVID-19 at TSU?  Open
What is the risk to the TSU campus community?  Open
What precautions should members of the TSU community take?  Open
What should I do if I feel sick?  Open
What if I’ve traveled internationally recently or during Spring Break?  Open

Academics & Classes

What is the grading policy for the Spring 2020 semester?  Open
Will tutoring be available online?  Open
How will art, band and other classes that are not suitable for online instruction be handled?  Open
What about research labs?  Open
How are clinicals and practicums being handled?  Open
Will professors have online office hours for the remainder of the spring semester?  Open
Will I still be able to register for summer/fall classes?  Open
What if I miss the final installment payment deadline for Spring 2020 tuition & fees?  Open
Can I register for summer/fall classes if I still have a balance on my account?  Open
Has the application deadline for Fall 2020 graduation been extended?  Open
Are the Offices of Admissions/International Student Admissions, Outreach & Recruitment, Enrollment Services, and the Registrar open?  Open

Student Services

How will refunds be handled for housing and dining plans?  Open
What if I don’t have Internet or WiFi connectivity?  Open
I’m anxious about the coronavirus. What TSU resources are available?  Open
What other resources are available for students?  Open
Is Sterling Student Life Center (SSLC) Open?  Open
Is the Office of Student Conduct Open?  Open
Is the Office of Veteran Services Open?  Open
Is the Student Accessibility Services Office Open?  Open
Is TRIO Upward Bound Open?  Open
Is Career and Professional Development Center Open?  Open
Is the Office of Student Life Open?  Open
Is Student Engagement & Leadership Open?  Open
Is the University Post Office Open?  Open
Is Food Services Open?  Open
Is the Parent Child Learning Lab Open?  Open
Is TRIO – Talent Search and Student Support Services Open?  Open
Is Student Health Services Open?  Open
Is the University Debate Team Operating?  Open
Is the University Counseling Center Open?  Open
Is University Bands Office Open?  Open
Is the Office of Event Services Open?  Open
Is University Housing Open?  Open
Is Campus Recreation and Wellness Open?  Open
Is there any emergency assistance available from TSU?  Open

Campus Operations

What is TSU doing with regard to campus cleaning?  Open
What is the plan if a student in a residence hall tests positive for the coronavirus?  Open
Will students in residence halls be allowed to remain on campus?  Open
Is the Library Learning Center open?  Open
Will the Recreation Center remain open?  Open
Will the Testing Center be open?  Open
Are TSU events cancelled?  Open
What about Commencement?  Open
Will any cafeterias remain open after Spring Break?  Open
Will other TSU eateries remain open after Spring Break?  Open
Will the TSU Bookstore remain open after Spring Break?  Open
Are campus tours still happening?  Open
How will refunds be handled for housing and dining plans?  Open

Parking & Transportation

Will parking restrictions still be in place after Spring Break?  Open
Will the TSU trams, shuttle and autonomous vehicle (AV) shuttle remain in operation after Spring Break?  Open

Faculty & Staff, Work-Study

Should faculty and staff report to work on campus?  Open
Can student workers who are non-work study come to work, or can they work remotely?  Open
What about student workers who are work-study? Can they work remotely?  Open
What is the Families First Coronavirus Response Act?  Open