Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) are making amendments to course instruction and sharing announcements around the clock in an effort to keep their students, faculty, staff and surrounding communities safe from COVID-19, corona virus. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommends that for the next 8 weeks, organizers cancel or postpone in-person events that consist of 50 people or more throughout the U.S.

Many colleges and universities have already shifted to online course instruction. For the latest news and updates from our nation’s historically black colleges and universities on their efforts to combat transmission of the coronavirus:

Colllege/UniversityDetailsLatest Release
Alabama A&M University Online classes begin April 6thVisit Website
Alabama State University Online classes begin March 30Visit Website
Albany State University • For Campus Housing residents, ASU will refund the respective spring semester rate per individual resident, based on their number of unutilized bed nights and the specific rate for the residence hall in which they resided. March 16 is considered the last service date for Campus Housing.
• For students on the Residential Dining Services meal plan,47% of the respective spring semester rate will be refunded. Commuter (Block Plans) will be refunded based on the unused balance of meals. Any remaining RAM Buck balances for spring 2020 will also be refunded.
• 47%of the access card fees (RAM ID Card) which grants access to laundry services and Ram Rush will be refunded.
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Alcorn State University Commencement postponed. Online instruction resumed March 23rd.
Allen University Campus housing closed March 19. Courses resumed, via online instruction on March 23rd.Visit Website
American Baptist College • Students will vacate campus by March 25. Online instruction
• All full-time and part time employees will work remotely through April 17.
• Discovery Week and Rising Senior Day have been cancelled
The May Graduation activities have been postponed.
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University of Arkansas at Pine BluffCourses moved to online instruction March 11
Confirmed case in UAPB community.
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Arkansas Baptist CollegeOnline classesVisit Website
Benedict College Online and Virtual Course Instruction beginning on March 23, 2020, through at least April 3.Visit Website
Bennett College Remote learning options effective Monday, March 16. Visit Website
Bethune-Cookman UniversityB-CU students who resided in University housing and purchased a meal plan will receive a credit to their student account for the number of authorized days each student was not living on campus. Visit Website
Bishop State Community College BSSC will temporarily discontinue on-campus instruction from March 17 – April 3.Visit Website
Bluefield State College Course content and instruction will move to online, effective March 22nd.Visit Website
Bowie State UniversityGraduation is cancelled. Remote instruction of all classes began March 23rd and will extend through the end of the spring 2020 semester.Visit Website
Central State University All ceremonial graduation exercises are cancelled.
Courses began instruction via Schoology on March 23rd.
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Cheyney University of Pennsylvania Courses transitioned to online instruction on March 23rd and will remain online through the end of the semester.Visit Website
Claflin University Online, distance learning for all of its on-ground classes beginning Monday, March 23Visit Website
Clark Atlanta University File complaints through https://www.cau.edu/Online-Learning-and-Continuing-Education/Online-Complaint-Form.html. Remote instruction began March 23rd and will remain in effect through the end of the semester.Visit Website
Clinton CollegeFounders Day has been cancelled. Sneaker Ball has been rescheduled. All other events are cancelled. Online instruction began March 16. Campus and administrative offices will close March 30th. Visit Website
Coahoma Community College Online instruction resumed March 23rd. All campus locations are closed to the public until April 1st.
Coppin State University Students must move out by April 5th at 7:30pm. On-campus course instruction has transitioned online for the remainder of the semester. Visit Website
Delaware State University Shelter-in-place ordinance issued by governor Carney on March 22nd. Online classes for the rest of the Spring 2020 semester.

Work study students will be able to continue to receive wages under a few circumstances shared via government.
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Denmark Technical College Residence Halls are closed. Effective March 23rd course instruction has transitioned online. Visit Website
Dillard University Course instruction has transitioned online March 23rd. Honors Convocation has been postponed. Visit Website
University of the District of Columbia Students should not return to campus until April 27. All face -to- face campus events are cancelled. Commencement will not be held May 9. Visit Website
Edward Waters College Courses began online instruction March 23, 2020 which will continue through the remainder of the semester. During this time, to-go brunch and dinner will be provided to on-campus students.Visit Website
Elizabeth City State University Online survey is open to April 3rd to determine how to proceed with graduation. Students will not return to campus following Spring Break, ending March 30th. Visit Website
Fayetteville State University Commencement exercises on May 7th and 8th are postponed. 95% of classes are available online. Employees will receive paid administrative through March 31st. Visit Website
Fisk University Online course instruction is in effect. Residence halls closed March 21st. Visit Website
Florida A&M University Online instruction took effect March 23rd, which will continue for the remainder of the spring semester. Registration for summer school has been rescheduled to begin March 30, 2020.Visit Website
Florida Memorial University Visit Website
Fort Valley State University Visit Website
Grambling State University Visit Website
Hampton University Visit Website
Harris-Stowe State University Visit Website
Hinds Community College at Utica Visit Website
Howard University Online classes till the end of the semester.Visit Website
Huston-Tillotson University Visit Website
Interdenominational Theological Center Visit Website
Jackson State University Visit Website
Jarvis Christian College Visit Website
Johnson C. Smith UniversityVisit Website
Kentucky State University Visit Website
Lane College Visit Website
Langston University Visit Website
Lawson State Community College Visit Website
LeMoyne-Owen CollegeVisit Website
Lincoln University, PAVisit Website
Lincoln University, MOVisit Website
Livingstone CollegeVisit Website
University of Maryland Eastern Shore Visit Website
Meharry Medical College Visit Website
Miles CollegeVisit Website
Mississippi Valley State University Visit Website
Morehouse College Visit Website
Morgan State University Visit Website
Morris College Visit Website
Norfolk State University Visit Website
North Carolina A&T State University Visit Website
North Carolina Central University Visit Website
Oakwood University Visit Website
Paine College Visit Website
Paul Quinn College Visit Website
Philander Smith College Visit Website
Prairie View A&M University Visit Website
Rust CollegeCampus closedVisit Website
Savannah State University Visit Website
Shaw University Online classes beginning Saturday, March 21, 2020Visit Website
Southern University and A&M College Visit Website
Southwestern Christian College Visit Website
Spelman College Remote learning beginning Monday, March 23, enabling students to complete their academic program off-campus.Visit Website
St. Augustine's University Visit Website
Talladega College Suspending all in-person classes beginning Friday, March 20, 2020
Tennessee State University Online learning beginning Monday, March 16Visit Website
Texas College Extended Spring-break Visit Website
Texas Southern University Spring Break from March 16-22, and will resume with online instruction on March 23.Visit Website
Tougaloo College Classes will be offered remotely (online or alternative format) beginning March 23, 2020.Visit Website
Tuskegee University Visit Website
University of the Virgin Islands Online learning for all graduate and undergraduate classes on Monday, March 23, 2020Visit Website
Virginia State University All classes are canceled for the week of March 16-20, 2020. Online instruction following.Visit Website
Virginia Union University Visit Website
West Virginia State University Visit Website
Wilberforce University Visit Website
Wiley College All courses will be administered through CANVAS, Wiley’s Learning Management Platform.Visit Website
Winston-Salem State University Visit Website
Xavier University of LouisianaOnline classes with face-to-face instruction canceled until further noticeVisit Website

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