Novel Coronavirus

From ABOR Chair Larry E. Penley

"The health and wellness of students, faculty, staff and visitors is always the highest priority for the Arizona Board of Regents. In light of the growing threat posed by COVID-19, novel coronavirus, and consistent with Gov. Ducey’s declaration of a public health emergency, the board is working closely with university leaders regarding steps that can be taken to minimize risk and as each president makes decisions about their campus communities in light of public health concerns. We are also in communication with local, state and federal officials regarding the latest information and public health guidance.

“Arizona State University announced today that they have made the decision to transition in-person classes to online instruction wherever possible, effective March 16. More information is available here. The University of Arizona also announced this evening that they are delaying the start of classes to March 18 and moving from in-person instruction to online instruction wherever possible. More information about UArizona is available here. Northern Arizona University announced that effective Monday, March 23, the university will move to online instruction for at least two weeks. More information is available here.

"Each of the universities provide news and official announcements about COVID-19 as it pertains to the campus’ communities on their websites. Please visit the universities’ websites for the latest information and official announcements. The board will also issue updates through its website to keep the public informed.”


ABOR Leadership Calls on AZ Congressional Delegation for Quick Engagement to Mitigate Damage of COVID-19 to Arizona’s Public Universities
(March 23, 2020)

Statement from ABOR Chair Larry E. Penley Regarding Delayed Tuition Setting in Light of Coronavirus (March 13, 2020)

Arizona Public Universities Novel Coronavirus Information

Arizona Public Universities News

ASU expert: Pandemic is a ‘black swan’ for economic forecasters, (March 27, 2020)

UArizona students support Pima County on COVID-19 cases, (March 27, 2020)

UArizona research labs produce hand sanitizer for area health care workers (March 26, 2020)

NAU FEWSION Project: U.S. supply chains are proving resilient during pandemic (March 26, 2020)

UArizona theater students make masks for health care workers (March 26, 2020)

NAU COVID-19 updates: Commencement, library hours, water symposium (March 26, 2020)

UArizona expert tips on financial strategy in a time of economic uncertainty from COVID-19 pandemic, (March 25, 2020)

ASU continues to promote social embeddedness – virtually – during social distancing (March 25, 2020)

New ASU mindfulness initiative promotes caring, connection during COVID-19 outbreak  (March 24, 2020)

UArizona researchers discuss how to turn your home into a healing space during COVID-19 (March 24, 2020)

ASU researcher: How COVID-19 may alter the future of how we navigate work and leisure (March 24, 2020)

Amid Shortage of COVID-19 Collection Kits, UArizona Scientists Race to Make More (March 23, 2020)

ASU experts: Building community resilience across Arizona in the face of the coronavirus (March 23, 2020)

UArizona health experts, students answer public calls on COVID-19 (March 21, 2020)

ASU for You gathers resources for everyone so learning doesn’t stop (March 21, 2020) 

ASU team leads effort to archive effect of COVID-19 on everyday lives (March 20, 2020)

NAU information on shift to online education during COVID-19 (March 20, 2020)

UArizona Researchers Create Toolkit for Talking to Kids About Coronavirus (March 20, 2020)

ASU expert: How to combat misinformation during pandemic (March 20, 2020)

NAU tips and tricks to online learning (March 20, 2020)

UArizona associate professor talks about the state of the economy and what’s to come (March 20, 2020)

What’s open on NAU campus (March 20, 2020)

UArizona expert: Dogs may help protect mental health during self-quarantine (March 19, 2020)

UArizona psychologist provides tips to cope during COVID-19 pandemic (March 17, 2020)

ASU experts discuss best practices for teaching at home (March 17, 2020)

Startup using UArizona developed software provides free online tools for educators (March 17, 2020)

ASU experts: How to act cooperatively in a pandemic (March 13, 2020)

What you need to know about NAU’s COVID-19 response (March 13, 2020)

NAU, community partners share coronavirus updates (March 6, 2020)