For Students

Statements to Students

May 29, 2020

On Fall 2020

This will not be your typical welcome-back-to-campus letter. I will address a number of practical issues, like calendars, schedules, courses, and housing. But I need to talk to you right up front about what we will need from you in order to welcome you back to campus and to keep our campus open for the residential experience we all cherish.

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May 1, 2020

Reopening Campus

President McRobbie wrote this week to describe the university structure through which Indiana University will determine how to return to its campuses in light of the public health challenges we face. I write today to describe how the Bloomington campus is approaching this issue, and how our campus structure articulates with the university structure.

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March 26, 2020

Flatten the Curve and Keep Learning

We miss you and are looking forward to welcoming you back to class online on Monday. Like the rest of our world and country, Bloomington has changed a lot since you left. I write today to give you critical information about Indiana University’s and the State of Indiana’s attempts to flatten the curve of the pandemic, and to provide important information about academics and how you can keep learning online.

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March 19, 2020

A Letter To Hoosiers

I know you are all in shock about the rapid movement to a state of national emergency and a declared global pandemic in the short period since you left campus. Your lives have changed so dramatically so quickly, and your country is facing the largest crisis in your, or even my, lifetime. 

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