Covid-19 Update - President Fozard

Coronavirus Updates

Please click here to read an important message from MACU President John Fozard.

3/17/2020 UPDATE: All CAS (Traditional) classes will be online for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester (3/16/20-5/1/20). All CAGS (Adult Online and Weekly On-Ground) classes will be online from 3/16/20-5/31/20. Also, to protect our students, MACU will be closing residential housing for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester beginning on Monday, March 23, 2020 at 5 p.m. For more information please read refer to this COVID-19 FAQ sheet.

3/16/2020 UPDATE: MACU's fifth annual Dream Scholarship Gala, which was originally scheduled for April 2, 2020, has been postponed due to concerns regarding the coronavirus. We will announce a new date as soon as it is decided on. 

3/12/2020 UPDATE: Mid-America Christian University is transitioning all on-campus classes to an online learning environment for a two-week period following Spring Break, beginning Monday, March 23 through Friday, April 3.

The decision comes as a part of MACU’s efforts to provide a healthy and safe campus environment for students, faculty, staff and guests during the worldwide outbreak of COVID-19. There are no suspected cases of COVID-19 on or near the MACU campus. 

If an extended period of online learning is warranted, a decision will be announced prior to April 3. 

Students are encouraged to remain home during the two-week period after Spring Break. MACU’s residence halls, student center, library, dining hall and other areas of student support will remain open to serve as regularly scheduled.

In addition, all non-athletic events occurring between Saturday, March 14 and Sunday, April 5 have been canceled. 

How to Protect Yourself

  • Wash your hands frequently and thoroughly, using soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use alcohol-based hand sanitizer. 
  • Cough or sneeze into a tissue or flexed elbow. Immediately dispose of all used tissues. 
  • Avoid touching your face. 
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick, sneezing or coughing. 
  • Stay home from school and work if you are ill. 
  • Clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that people frequently touch. 

Travel Precautions

If you have traveled outside the U.S. in the past 28 days, if you have shortness of breath or a fever or cough, or if you had recent contact with someone who had shortness of breath or a fever or cough, please tell a nurse, doctor or other health care professional as soon as possible. Call before you arrive at the doctor’s office or emergency room, and tell them about your symptoms.

If you are on campus and have reently traveled out of the country or plan to soon, please alert Campus Police at 405-692-3100 or Student Life at 405-692-3242.

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