To: USC Community
From: Charles F. Zukoski, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
Date: March 11, 2020
Subject: Notice of Extended Period of Remote Instruction
USC is now extending our period of remote instruction until Tuesday, April 14. This is an extension of our previous March 30 deadline. Students who are leaving campus for Spring Recess, may not return until at least Monday, April 13. This is in step with evolving national health guidelines designed to slow potential transmission of the coronavirus by those who may have been exposed either while traveling or at home.
All of our decisions are intended to ensure the health and safety of our USC and broader community, especially in light of the World Health Organization’s announcement today classifying COVID-19 as a worldwide pandemic. Please note that these dates may be adjusted again as circumstances change and if so, we will do everything we can to give you as much notice as possible.
In the next 24 hours we will be issuing further information for students, faculty and staff. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this very difficult period.