MARTIN, Tenn -- Murray State University officials said classes will be taught online or through alternative delivery methods for the rest of the spring semester starting Monday, March 23.
The university made the announcement in a news release sent Tuesday. The decision was made in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, reported WPSD.
University officials also said all campus and student events and activities are postponed or canceled through May 15. The release said Murray will stay open, but all campus buildings will be closed to the general public.
The residence halls will not reopen following spring break and will stay closed for the rest of the semester. Students have started moving off campus.