UW-La Crosse expands 'Shelter in Place'
LA CROSSE, Wis. (CBS 58) -- As coronavirus cases grow on and off campus, UW-La Crosse announced it has extended the shelter in place order to all residence halls until Sunday, Sept. 27.
It begins at 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 13. Students are urged to not travel home during the two-week period and to stay where they are.
The university requires face coverings on all campus property both indoors and outdoors.
All in-person undergraduate instruction will be suspended on Monday, Sept. 14 and Tuesday, Sept. 15. It will resume remotely Wednesday and presumed in-person on Monday, Sept. 28.
The university will also honor requests for students that wish to cancel their campus housing contracts.
University of Wisconsin System President Tommy Thompson issued the following statement: