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Listen: COVID-19 updates plus more from ‘In the Wild’ podcast

This week, we’re giving you updates on the coronavirus and how it’s affecting students, faculty and staff at Augusta University.

Except for health care/clinical programs, all face-to-face, in-person and hybrid courses will be suspended until classes resume March 30. Assessments and homework deadlines previously scheduled for these classes are postponed until classes resume. On March 16, the University System of Georgia announced that, in light of the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, all institutions will move to online instruction for the remainder of the semester. 

Classes for students enrolled in health care/clinical programs in the Medical College of GeorgiaThe Dental College of GeorgiaCollege of Nursing and College of Allied Health Sciences will continue without interruption. Please be on the lookout for communication from the dean of your respective college for further instructions.

There is also a change in access to service areas normally available for students. Use departmental websites and social media for updates. Here are some examples:

  • Student Counseling & Psychological Services, Student Health Services, and Testing & Disability Services will operate on a regular schedule.
  • Dining is available and JagExpress Shuttles are running on a limited schedule.
  • The Libraries, Academic Success Center, Campus Recreation Center, JSAC and all computer labs are closed for student access through March 29. Utilize the departmental websites for guidance on how to connect virtually.

For the latest information on the coronavirus, please go to the university’s designated resource page for COVID-19. 

In the Wild is available on Apple, Spotify and Google Play.

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Raysean Ricks is a writer for Communications & Marketing at Augusta University. Contact him to schedule an interview on this topic or with one of our experts at 706-721-6144 or email him at

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Jagwire is your source for news and stories from Augusta University. Daily updates highlight the many ways students, faculty, staff, researchers and clinicians "bring their A games" in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state of Georgia.

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