Tuesday, March 17, 2020: Update on the university closure

Dear USIU-Africa Community,

This is a follow up to the message sent yesterday afternoon. The University will be closed today, March 17, 2020, at 12:00 p.m.

We have put in place mechanisms to ensure that faculty and students remain engaged and that the students are able to receive instruction using Blackboard and other online and distance learning platforms for the completion of the Spring Semester. Directions will be communicated.

International students are encouraged to leave the hostels by Friday, March 20, 2020. For any inquiries, please contact the International Students Office.

Members of staff offering essential services will be advised on business continuity by their respective Divisional heads.

We urge all of you to continue observing high standards of hygiene and conforming to the standards set regarding social contact.

For further assistance, please contact the University Health Services Department on the following telephone numbers: 0730116759, 0730116760, 0730116761, 0730116762, 0730116763, 0780 334668, or send an email to tyamani@usiu.ac.ke.

For any additional information regarding the COVID-19 outbreak and the University’s communication about it, please visit this page.

Prof. Paul Tiyambe Zeleza

Vice Chancellor

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