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K-State Today Special Issue

March 14, 2020

All K-State in-person events and meetings canceled

Submitted by Division of Communications and Marketing

To protect community health during the COVID-19 epidemic, Kansas State University is canceling in-person events at all campuses for the next three weeks and will reevaluate this policy on a weekly basis thereafter. Those who can move events to virtual settings are encouraged to do so.

Also, all in-person meetings should be moved to virtual environments or canceled. If in-person meetings are unavoidable to maintain mission-critical functions, proper social distancing guidelines should be followed. These guidelines are in effect until further notice.

Social distancing has been shown to slow a disease outbreak during times of concern with pandemics. The university offers several resources and tools for virtual meetings, including Zoom, K-State CanvasMediasite, and Office 365. The university is making plans to further reduce operations on the physical campuses, more information will be shared with employees on Sunday, March 15.

For the latest information and updates, visit the university’s COVID-19 website at k-state.edu/covid-19.