Incoming students say they’re concerned about potential remote instruction in the fall because they think it may impact their college experience.
During a Thursday meeting, UB researchers stressed the importance of social-distancing long after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s earliest recommended date of May 15, to avoid overloading New York’s healthcare workers. They also discussed how to enforce compliance with local and state regulations among community members and businesses.
UB Police said that students who don't abide by COVID-19 guidelines "will be subject to disciplinary actions."
A survey conducted by UB in March shows 56% of students are "very uncomfortable" or "somewhat uncomfortable" with completing their schoolwork online. Many UB students are struggling with distance learning due to financial burdens, lack of on-campus resources or having sick family members.
Alumni Arena entrance.
Moe’s, Putnam’s, Jamba Juice and Champa Sushi in the Student Union remain closed until further notice. Tim Horton’s remains open with limited hours during the weekdays making it difficult for students to spend their remaining meal credits and dining dollars.
Chairs rest on top of tables in the Student Union.