UNO, Loyola, Tulane, Xavier moving classes online in wake of coronavirus cases
NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans-area colleges are having students take classes remotely in the wake of the state reporting five coronavirus cases in that area.
WWL-TV reports the University of New Orleans, Loyola University, Tulane University, and Xavier announced the decision to move classes online.
UNO: All classes will be held online starting Monday until further notice. Fans are banned from games as of Friday.
Loyola: All classes will be held online starting Monday through the end of the semester. No classes will be held on Thursday or Friday of this week. Campus will remain open.
Tulane: All classes will be held online starting Monday through the end of the semester. Class is canceled on March 14-22. Those living on campus must move out.
Xavier: All classes will be held online starting Monday. Sporting events will be closed to spectators.
Both UNO and Loyola said they would transition to digital classes starting March 16.
LSU in Baton Rouge said Wednesday that classes will go on as planned for the time being, but a plan to move to digital classes is in place should the need arise.