The University continues to closely monitor the spread of COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus, as additional cases are confirmed in the United States and other countries.
There have been significant developments in the ongoing spread of COVID-19:
The World Health Organization has declared the COVID-19 outbreak a global pandemic. As of November 16, there are 54,301,156 reported cases worldwide and 10,984,398 reported cases in the United States.
The Federal Government has issued guidance discouraging any travel of U.S. citizens abroad. For more information on country by country updates, and the worldwide status, visit: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories.html/
On November 16, President Frederick announced that classes will continue to be held online during the Spring semester. The residence halls will continue to remain closed with the exception of The Axis, which is apartment living. Howard University will also add 2-3 mental health days and extend winter break by an additional week to resume classes on January 25, 2021. For more information, please read the full letter.
Please note that due to the nature of the COVID pandemic, the reopen plan is not static. As such, please refer back to the information within this website (and PDF) frequently for the latest updates.