Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response

In response to the continued spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Indiana University will suspend face-to-face instruction for the remainder of the spring semester. Spring break is extended for one week to allow instructors time to fully transition to teaching online. Students on all IU campuses will be taught remotely beginning Monday, March 30.

These dates are subject to change as this is a continually evolving situation. More information and updates are at

This site contains resources and actions to take when shifting from face-to-face to online instruction.

Head shot of Jessica Calarco, Associate Professor of Psychology at Indiana University. The photo is black and white. She’s standing outside in front of a bush, the wind is blowing her hair. She’s smiling.

This is the time for empathy, the time for patience, the time for understanding with what our students are going through. ... This is probably one of the biggest challenges that students have ever faced in their lives, or at least the biggest times of uncertainty in terms of not knowing what's going to happen.

Jessica Calarco, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Sociology

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