Parkersburg, W.Va. (March 23, 2020) – In response to the continued threat of COVID-19, West Virginia University at Parkersburg is closing all buildings owned by the college, both in Parkersburg and in Ripley, effective Monday, March 23, at the close of business until further notice.
President Chris Gilmer announced today that all instruction and business functions of the college are moving immediately online with all offices operating remotely beginning Tuesday, March 24.
“It is our great hope that we will be able to come back to face-to-face operations as soon as possible,” said Gilmer. “We will be monitoring the situation continuously and making appropriate announcements.”
As announced last week, spring break has been extended on both WVU Parkersburg campuses through Sunday, March 29. Classes will resume in a fully alternate, non-face-to-face format on Monday, March 30.
The college will continue to make updates to the campus website to notify students, faculty and staff. The web link is www.wvup.edu/coronavirus.