April 23, 2021 — As we make plans to return to a more normal campus environment for summer and fall, here are some select FAQs addressing questions we are hearing from students. What are important dates for Fall 2021?  Where there be a fall break? Full-semester classes begin on Aug. 16. The last day of the fall semester will be Dec. 2, with finals proceeding as originally scheduled from Dec. 4-9. The commencement date and details will be announced at a later time. Fall break is scheduled for Oct. 9-12. Where do I go to get help with my COVID-19 related anxiety?   The … Continue reading "Questions about the classroom and campus"
April 23, 2021 — As we make plans to return to a more normal campus environment for summer and fall, here are some select FAQs addressing questions we are hearing from students. What will classes look like for summer and fall? Regular classroom capacities will be resumed with no more distancing limitations in the classroom. Instructors may choose, however, to divide their classes as they have previously in order to have fewer students in a classroom at a time to maintain distancing. Our hybrid class codes will allow for flexibility in these course designs. What happens if I get sick and cannot attend in-person … Continue reading "Questions about the classroom and campus"
April 23, 2021 — As we make plans to return to a more normal campus environment for summer and fall, here are some select FAQs addressing questions we are hearing from students. Where do I go to get help with my COVID-19 related anxiety?   The emotional, financial and social disruptions caused by COVID-19 uncertainty are creating serious challenges for many of our students. Students with pre-existing and new conditions will require extra support. It is important that instructors refer students who might need assistance to the WSU Counseling and Prevention Services (CAPS) website to learn options for addressing mental health and wellness during COVID-19. Is … Continue reading "Questions about the classroom and campus"
April 23, 2021 — As we make plans to return to a more normal campus environment for summer and fall, here are some select FAQs addressing questions we are hearing from students. What will classes look like for summer and fall? Regular classroom capacities will be resumed with no more distancing limitations in the classroom. Instructors may choose, however, to divide their classes as they have previously in order to have fewer students in a classroom at a time to maintain distancing. Our hybrid class codes will allow for flexibility in these course designs.  Is a condition that makes someone high risk for COVID-19 … Continue reading "Questions about the classroom and campus"
April 23, 2021 — As we make plans to return to a more normal campus environment for summer and fall, here are some select FAQs addressing questions we are hearing from students. What are important dates for Fall 2021? Where there be a fall break? Full-semester classes begin on Aug. 16. The last day of the fall semester will be Dec. 2, with finals proceeding as originally scheduled from Dec. 4-9. The commencement date and details will be announced at a later time. Fall vreak is scheduled for Oct. 9-12.  What will my classes look like? Students should visit the wichita.edu/summer2021 and wichita.edu/fall2021 webpages to see what additional details … Continue reading "Questions about the classroom and campus"
April 23, 2021 — As we work to return to a more normal campus environment for summer and fall, the COVID Operations group would like to highlight some FAQs related to classroom instruction.  Additional questions can be directed to carolyn.shaw@wichita.edu to be addressed by this operational group.
April 23, 2021 — As we work to return to a more normal campus environment for summer and fall, the COVID Operations group would like to highlight some FAQs related to classroom instruction.  Additional questions can be directed to Carolyn.shaw@wichita.edu to be addressed by this operational group. FAQs Set #7:  Questions about the Classroom and Campus What are the classroom capacities for the summer and fall? Regular classroom capacities will be resumed with no more distancing limitations in the classroom. Instructors may choose, however, to divide their classes as they have previously in order to have fewer students in a classroom at a time … Continue reading "Teaching this summer and fall: Day 7 questions about the classroom and campus"
April 23, 2021 — As we work to return to a more normal campus environment for summer and fall, the COVID Operations group would like to highlight some FAQs related to classroom instruction.  Additional questions can be directed to Carolyn.shaw@wichita.edu to be addressed by this operational group. FAQs Set #6:  Questions about Health Can instructors ask students if they have been vaccinated?   No. We cannot ask questions that violate people’s health privacy. Can instructors require students to be vaccinated if they want to be in person? No. We can encourage people to take advantage of getting a vaccine but cannot require it. How … Continue reading "Teaching this summer and fall: Day 6 questions about health"
April 23, 2021 — As we work to return to a more normal campus environment for summer and fall, the COVID Operations group would like to highlight some FAQs related to classroom instruction.  Additional questions can be directed to Carolyn.shaw@wichita.edu to be addressed by this operational group. FAQs Set #5:  Questions about Health Can instructors still wear a mask while providing instruction? Yes.      Can instructors be compelled to take off their masks to teach? No. This is a personal choice. If students have trouble with hearing or comprehension, a microphone might be advisable or use of a face shield instead of a mask. … Continue reading "Teaching this summer and fall: Day 5 questions about health"
April 22, 2021 — Here are five tips from Student Health Services to make your COVID-19 experience fast and efficient:  Appointments are required. Schedule at myWSU webpage under the “Home” tab. Always bring your Dispense Assist form. For both the first and second vaccines. Complete, print and sign this form to bring with you. Bring your COVID-19 vaccine card. For your second appointment, bring this card to be completed. Be on time for your appointment! Vaccines are time-sensitive. If you’re late, your vaccine may be given to someone else. Be prepared to wait 15-30 minutes after your vaccine. This is for both first and second vaccines. COVID-19 vaccines are available … Continue reading "Streamline your vaccine experience"