Clemson University officials were notified on Wednesday, March 11 that the test results for an individual being monitored for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, came back negative.
In releases sent out by the university on March 11, officials said:
- There are no confirmed cases in Clemson.
- There are zero cases at the university being monitored.
- There are no modifications to operations at any Clemson campus or locations around the state.
- All students, faculty and staff returning from international travel must contact university health services (864-656-2457) to begin the screening process prior to returning to campus.
- Students have been informed to prepare for the possibility of class instruction moving online at some point in the semester, though there have been no decisions made at this time.
- There are no changes to the university’s academic calendar, including spring break.
“While students have been informed to prepare for the possibility of class instruction moving online at some point in the semester, there have been no decisions made at this time,” said Joe Galbraith, Clemson’s associate vice president for strategic communications. “Additionally, there are no plans to close campus, even if instruction is moved online.”
Originally published on March 11, 2020 and updated on March 12, 2020.