More St. Louis-area and regional universities moving classes online amid pandemic

Webster, Mizzou, Lindenwood, SIUE and others taking precautions

Alex Degman
March 11, 2020 - 9:39 pm

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) -- The list of colleges and universities moving classes online over coronavirus concerns continues to grow.

Webster University says all classes are moving online until April 3rd with some exceptions -- its campus in Athens, Greece will move online March 26th.

Mizzou is cancelling in person classes the rest of this week, they're set to resume after Spring Break March 30th.

Lindenwood is moving all classes online through March 29th at all locations.

The entire University of Illinois system -- including campuses in Springfield, Champaign and Chicago, will shift to online classes after spring break and until further notice -- residence halls and dining centers will remain open.

Spring breaks at both Southern Illinois University campuses are being extended through March 22nd.

These announcements come after changes at Washington University, St. Louis University and Maryville earlier this week.

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