MIAD extends spring break, moves to online course instruction

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) announced the college is extending its spring break by one week -- and no classes will be held in person or online between March 16 and March 22. This, due to the coronavirus outbreak. 

Here is a breakdown from the school: 

  • Beginning this Monday, March 16, the college is extending its Spring Break by one week. No classes will be held in person or online between March 16 and March 22. 2.
  • Classes will resume Monday morning, March 23, through online delivery. The college will continue to teach courses fully online until further notice. 3.
  • The last day of the semester will remain Friday, May 1 

“MIAD has a created a Response Team to monitor the situation nationally and locally with the recommendation of health experts, and to make decisions based on the safety and well-being of the college's students, faculty and staff,” said MIAD President Jeffrey Morin. “Extending the college’s Spring Break will provide faculty and staff time to prepare to teach fully online beginning March 23. We will continue to monitor the situation and communicate updates to the MIAD community.”

Additional facts:

  • At this time, the college building, labs and its galleries are open during normal hours; all staff will report as usual.
  • At this time, Two50Two and satellite residence facilities will remain open, but students can choose to stay home during the additional week of Spring Break.
  • Beginning March 16, the college's food service will be open according to normal cafeteria hours. • At this time, no events on campus have been cancelled.
  • The college has canceled a study abroad trip to Florence, Italy that was originally scheduled to begin in May 2020.

Stay up-to-date with updates from the college HERE

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