General Information FAQs

  • Yes, all KSU classes moved online on March 18 and will remain online for the remainder of the spring semester.
  • Yes. The University remains open and is operating. 
  • KSU residence halls are closed to all students except those approved to remain on campus following the University’s transition to remote instructions. No other students or guests outside of those approved to remain on campus are allowed in the residence halls. 
  • Supervisors should allow telework options for employees who can conduct their job duties remotely without interruption. For faculty and staff who are on campus, please practice social distancing. For more information for faculty and staff, click here.
  • Yes, all events (University, student or faculty/staff sponsored including all Athletics) are cancelled/postponed until further notice.
  • Yes. KSU has suspended all University-sponsored international and domestic travel until further notice.
  • All campus tours and open houses are cancelled until further notice. Click here to visit our the campuses virtually .
  • The University will be regularly updating the website. The campus community is encouraged to check this page frequently for updates and information.
  • Instruction transitioned to remote delivery on Wednesday, March 18 and will remain online for the remainder of the spring semester. 

  • No, All University Stores locations, including the KSU Center and OwlTEC, are closed. Shop online at

  • The Centers for Disease Control has a fact sheet that answers many basic questions about coronavirus. You can also explore their coronavirus website if you want more in-depth information. In addition, please reference the resources and information about coronavirus provided on this page.

  • The following symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure.*

    • Fever
    • Cough
    • Shortness of breath

    More information regarding symptoms can be found on the CDC website.

    *This is based on what has been seen previously as the incubation period of MERS-CoV viruses.

  • If you have any illness – common cold, flu, cough – please stay home and take care of yourself until you are better. If you are experiencing symptoms of the coronavirus:

    • Students should contact Student Health Services at (470) 578-6644
    • Faculty and staff should contact their primary care physician.
  • There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus. However, as a reminder, CDC always recommends everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases, including:

    • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
    • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
    • Stay home when you are sick.
    • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
    • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.
    • Follow CDC’s recommendations for using a facemask.
    • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.

    More information regarding prevention can be found on the CDC website.