General Information FAQs
REMOTE LEARNING: Is KSU moving to online classes?Yes, all KSU classes moved online on March 18 and will remain online for the remainder of the spring semester.
CAMPUS STATUS: Is Kennesaw State open?Yes. The University remains open and is operating.
RESIDENCE HALLS: Are KSU residence halls closed?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.
FACULTY AND STAFF: Should faculty and staff leave campus?
EVENTS: Are events on campus cancelled?Yes, all events (University, student or faculty/staff sponsored including all Athletics) are cancelled/postponed until further notice.
TRAVEL: Has the university cancelled travel?Yes. KSU has suspended all University-sponsored international and domestic travel until further notice.
CAMPUS TOURS: Will campus tours and open houses still be held for prospective students?All campus tours and open houses are cancelled until further notice. Click here to visit our the campuses virtually .
COMMUNICATION: How will the University communicate with campus?The University will be regularly updating the coronavirus.kennesaw.edu website. The campus community is encouraged to check this page frequently for updates and information.
DURATION FOR REMOTE LEARNING: How long will the University be operating through remote delivery of instruction?
Instruction transitioned to remote delivery on Wednesday, March 18 and will remain online for the remainder of the spring semester.
BOOKSTORE AND MARKETS: Will the bookstores and markets be open during this time?
No, All University Stores locations, including the KSU Center and OwlTEC, are closed. Shop online at ksustore.kennesaw.edu.
COVID-19: What is a coronavirus?
SYMPTOMS: What are the symptoms?
The following symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure.*
- 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.
WHAT TO DO IF SICK: What should I do if I feel sick?
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.
PRECAUTIONS: What precautions can be taken to reduce the risk of exposure?
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.